Information Sessions

Fee: This is a free event

For those interested in applying to the 2019-2020 AMI Primary Teacher Training Program.

Saturday January 26 – 10:00 am

Saturday February 23 – 10:00 am

Information sessions will include a brief presentation followed by a question and answer period. We will then provide an opportunity to speak individually with staff members, and perhaps with some past or current students. We look forward to meeting you.

Please note that the Saturday Information Sessions will be followed by a one hour lecture on fundamental Montessori concepts.  Please see Montessori Basics Lectures below for more details on the topics.

To register – > Please send an email with the subject line “Information Session”  to

Ever Considered Becoming an AMI Trainer?

January 26th, 1:00 pm

Fee: This is a free event

Are you passionate about Montessori Education and looking for your next career move? If so, join us for an information session where we’ll be covering what it takes to become an AMI Trainer.

To register – > Please send an email to with the subject line “Becoming a Trainer”. Please include what level(s) of AMI training that you have and how many years you’ve been working in the classroom.

We look forward to seeing you!

*This is a free event.

Montessori Basics Lectures


January 26th – > Free

February 23rd – > $25.00

A series of lectures that will be informative to candidates to the teacher training course, as well as classroom assistants, school support staff, parents and anyone interested in learning more about Montessori Education and child development. The lecture schedule is as follows:

  • Saturday January 26th: What is Montessori? 
  • Saturday February 23rd: Who is the first plane child? 

The lectures will be offered at 11:30 am following the Information Sessions for the 2019 – 2020 AMI Primary Teacher Training Course (see information above). This year we will be offering our introductory lecture “What is Montessori”? free of charge! There will be a fee of $25.00 to attend the “Who is the first plane child”? lecture on February 23rd.

To register:

  • Send an email indicating which lecture(s) you’d like attend to
  • Payment of $25.00 can be sent via etransfer if you wish to attend the lecture on February 23rd.
  • This event will be limited to 35 people so register early to guarantee a spot!

AMI Primary Refresher Course

Saturday February 2 to Sunday February 3, 2019

Normalization: What do they need and how do we get there?
Open to AMI Diploma Holders at the Primary Level
Register now for the 2019 Refresher Course on the Courses page.

How to Deliver Great Parent Education

April 9th, 7:00 pm

Fee: $25.00

Successful parent talks involve more than just Montessori knowledge. So what does it take to elevate your presentations from good to great? Come join us at 7:00 pm,  April 9th for a lively discussion about how to deliver effective parent education.

To register  – > Please send an email with the subject line “How to Deliver Great Parent Education”  complete with the contact information for all registrants to Payments can be sent via e-Transfer to the same address.

Please note: this event will be limited to 35 people so rsvp early to secure your spot.

Building a Stronger Foundation

Join us this May as we launch our Building a Stronger Foundation fundraising campaign.

The campaign begins on Tuesday, May 14th, the birthday of our founder Renilde Montessori and ends on Saturday, June 1st with a special gathering at the Foundation for Montessori Education.

For updates on the campaign please follow us on Facebook. 

Assistants’ Course / Montessori 101

August 12 – 22, 2019
Open to adults interested in Montessori Education.

Foundation for Montessori Education

291b Jane Street Toronto ON M6S 3Z3

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Please join us at the Foundation for Montessori Education for our upcoming events, including Information Sessions, AMI Primary Teacher Training, Refresher and Assistants’ Courses as well as programs open to parents and caregivers working with children.