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Montessori Infant and Toddler Teacher Credential Course

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Teacher Education Center San Francisco Bay Area

The Infant & Toddler Teacher Credential Course prepares the adult learner for working with children birth  to three years old. The length of the Infant & Toddler Course is twelve months schedule.

210 Academic hours and 540 Practicum hours

Instruction is in Taipei, Taiwan for the Summer Intensive Schedules. The Certificate of Completion is issued for satisfactory completion of the academic phase and the practicum phase, and the American Montessori Society Infant & Toddler Teacher Credential.

Infant & Toddler Teacher Credential Course

The Montessori Infant & Toddler Teacher Credential Course is comprised of 210 instructional clock hours and 540 practicum hours which, when successfully completed, enables the student to be awarded the American Montessori Society Infant & Toddler Teacher Credential. Instruction includes:

¨     Montessori Philosophy and Pedagogue

¨     Child Growth and Development from Prenatal to Three Years

¨     Observation        

¨     Neurological Development from Conception through Toddler

¨     Emotional Development: First Feelings and Temperaments

¨     Language Emergence and Development                       

¨     Motor Development - Role of Movement for the Infant and Toddler

¨     Environmental Design at Home and in Group Care

¨     Sequences, Routines, and Schedules at Home and in Group Care

¨     Child, Family, and Community

¨     Program Leadership

¨     Personal Growth and Development


Practicum/Student Teaching

The practicum/student teaching is a necessary requirement for the successful completion of the Infant & Toddler Teacher Credential Course.

The function of the Practicum Phase is to provide for the student a supervised teaching/learning experience and a period of observation, internalization, and further study, to bring together the theory and practice of Montessori education.


Administrative Office: 99 Callan Avenue,  San Leandro, CA 94577

Instructional Class: No. 2-1 Lane 96, Kuang Fu South Road, Taipei, Taiwan 


Faculty: Ivy Chuang, Darla Ferris Miller, Irena Shklovsky, Huei-Man Crystal Lai, Su-Chen Li, Su Bi Chu, Leng-Chin Liu, Su-Yu Monica Mo


For further information:

Su-Yu Monica Mo, Site Director