Information Sessions

For those interested in applying to the 2018-2019 AMI Primary Teacher Training Program.

Saturday January 27 – 10:00 am, Saturday March 3 – 10:00 am, Saturday March 24 – 10:00 am, and Wednesday April 11 – 7:00 pm

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.

Register now for an Information Session at

Coffee, Cookies and Conversation

October 12 – 7:00 pm

Come prepared to engage in stimulating conversation about ways to Encourage Positive Spontaneous Activity in a Montessori environment. This event is open to anyone who holds a Montessori diploma from any training organization. FME will gladly provide the coffee and cookies and together we will share in conversation.

The event will be limited to 35 people so please rsvp early to to receive an admittance voucher.  Please note that we will gladly take donations at the door for this event.

Montessori Basics Lectures

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 27th: Montessori’s Contribution to Education
  • Saturday March 3rd: What Makes a Montessori Teacher Different?
  • Saturday March 24th: Discipline that Comes from Within

The lectures will be offered at 11:00 am following the Information Sessions for the 2018 – 2019 AMI Primary Teacher Training Course (see information above) at a cost of $15 per lecture.  The event will be limited to 35 people so please rsvp early to to receive an admittance voucher.

Refresher Course

Saturday February 3 to Sunday February 4, 2018

“What is This?” – The final period in the lessons of the Casa environment
Open to AMI Diploma Holders at the Primary Level
Register now for the 2018 Refresher Course on the Courses page.

Montessori Job Fair

Saturday April 7, 2018 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Are you looking for a job in a Montessori school as a guide or assistant in the classroom, or in an administrative or support staff position?  Does your school have employment opportunities for the coming school year?  Come out to the Montessori Job Fair hosted by FME and connect with potential employers and applicants. The Fair is free to those seeking employment and a nominal fee will be charged for employers to register.   Registration will include a table, 2 chairs and an 8.5” x 11” acrylic sign stand. For further information on registration please contact us at

Please note that FME does not endorse the employers or applicants that participate in the Montessori Job Fair.  All participants are responsible for their own research about schools, positions, and applicants.

FME Giving Day May 2018

Our Giving Day will be a one day fundraising campaign to spread awareness of FME and to raise funds in support of our efforts.  Watch here for more details as we get closer to Spring.

Assistants’ Course / Montessori 101

August 13 – 23, 2018
Open to adults interested in Montessori Education.
Registration coming soon for the 2018 Assistants’ Course.

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.