Zhejiang Montessori Institute of Child Development is a non-profit social science organization responsible for social science research and social service activities. The registration authority of the institute is Department of Civil Affairs of Zhejiang Province, and the supervisory body is Zhejiang Federation of Humanities and Social Science.
At the 2015 Annual General Meeting of AMI on April 10 2015, AMI officially announced Zhejiang Montessori Institute of Child Development as its new Affiliated Society in China. The Institute serves as the representative of AMI in China, working as a bridge between AMI and its Montessori movement in China. The role of the society includes coordinating AMI‘s trainings and other resources, disseminating information, uniting AMI students and the graduates in China, organizing events and congresses, and providing more direct service and support to Montessori alumni.