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Richmond, B.C. Canada V6X 3R8
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Montessori Early Childhood Teacher Education Diploma

Montessori Program Overview:

Montessori Early Childhood (3-6) Teacher Education Program

Mission: To provide Early Childhood Educational programs to adults that lead to the appropriate Montessori teacher credential, and employment in a Montessori educational setting as a teacher or administrator.
Purpose: To provide highly qualified Montessori teachers and administrators to Montessori schools to enable the development of children outside the home environment.
Objectives : To sustain a growing and developing quality of Montessori teachers and administrators in our communities.


Program Highlights

  • Affiliated by American Montessori Society (AMS)
  • Theory and practicum are closely related through the program
  • Dedicated and experienced faculty
  • Can transfer 30 credits into Hope University Bachelor of Arts
  • Can transfer 26 credits into Hope University Bachelor of Business program
  • Can transfer 12 credits into Chaminade University Master of Montessori Education

Montessori Program Information & Schedule

Admission Policy

Please see the Montessori-EC Program Information

Application Requirements:

  • Montessori-EC Student Enrolment Contract
  • Diploma and transcript in English for High School or Junior College graduate.
  • Transcript and diploma/certificate in English for Bachelor’s degree holder.
  • Three English letters of references testifying to the suitability of the applicant for work in the early childhood field sample
  • Statement of Intent sample
  • Written Interview sample
  • Two recent 1″ x 1″ photos
  • Personal ID
    • Local Student: Photocopy of Personal ID
    • International Student: Photocopy of Student Visa
  • Physician’s Health Declaration  sample
  • Immunization Record (required by local licensing office)
  • Montessori Program Books and Materials
  • A valid Canadian Criminal Record Check clearance
  • Montessori Student Handbook Acknowledgement:
  • Montessori Student Practicum Handbook Acknowledgement

Please contact the college to request all the handbooks.