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19 May 17
Final Reminder for the 2021 Congress Bids

Final reminder that bids for the 2021 International Montessori Congress must be received by close of business on 1 June 2017 to AMI at

We encourage any organisation submitting a bid to seek further information and ask any questions they may have about the organisation of the Congress or information...Read more.

05 May 17
The Peter Hesse Foundation celebrates 30 years in Haiti.

We are proud to congratulate Peter Hesse and his great work in the last 30 years improving childhood education in Haiti. The Peter Hesse Foundation began in 1986 to effectively improve early childhood education in Haiti, both by establishing Montessori preschools and training...Read more.

21 Apr 17
A gift from AMI, United States Foundation
Eleanor Latimer and Lynne Lawrence

Eleanor Latimer was in Amsterdam,  delivering a check personally to Lynne Lawrence, from AMI, United States Foundation for the Maria Montessori House.

AMI/USF raises funds and make grants that advance the principles, methods, and values of Maria Montessori for the education, development and welfare of children...Read more.

02 Apr 17
Maria Montessori Study

Montessori Study Tour completely booked! The historical Montessori Tour (in connection with the Prague Congress) organised by our Australian friends has reached full capacity. We wish all participants a great...Read more.

19 Feb 17
Coming Soon: Bold Goal Forum

A new page is being developed for the Bold Goal Initiative. This will provide a forum for discussions covering various Bold Goal topics......Read more.

11 Feb 17
AMI Website and Email Service Disruption (10th February 2017)

The AMI Website and Email Service was unavailable on the 10th of February 2017, due to a power failure on the host server. We apologise for any inconvience caused.Read more.

16 Jan 17
14th International Montessori Conference in Pelham
Pelham AMI winter

Last weekend January 6-8th, AMI members enjoyed the 14th International Montessori Conference in Pelham, Germany.

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06 Jan 17
110 years since the opening of the first Casa dei Bambini

Today we celebrate 110 years since the opening of the first Casa dei Bambini “Children House” in San Lorenzo Rome on the 6th January 1907....Read more.

28 Nov 16
Mexico-art, food & MONTESSORI
Street Food

MEXICO-ART, FOOD, MUSIC, & MONTESSORI – Susan Mayclin Stephenson

This year it was my honor to be one of the two examiners at the AMI (Montessori Association Internationale) 0-3 course at “Instituto Internacional Montessori” in Mexico City. I have...Read more.

25 Apr 14
Message from AMI's President

For the fourth year in a row, I again leave our Annual Meeting with a sense of awe for what we have been able to accomplish as a movement; and indeed with an enhanced awareness of the opportunities we have to reach even more children. The increased demands from parents, searching for better, indeed optimal educational opportunities for their children, has never been greater, nor more...Read more.