Apply to a PAMS Program

Apply to the ELEMENTARY I (6-9) LEVEL
2017 – 2018

Welcome to a new, creative, innovative, and authentic Montessori elementary program in the Atlanta area!

Instruction:
PHASE ONE – June 12 – July 28, 2017 – Seven weeks of lectures and materials demonstrations will be presented 5 days a week, 8 hours a day (bring a lunch). Includes one Saturday, and a four day break for Independence Day and weekend.

PHASE TWO — 9 days of Weekend Seminars during the 2017-2018 Academic Year — dates to be determined.

PHASE THREE — 10 days in summer of 2018 for Review and Preparation for the Final Exam — dates to be determined.

Location:
Alpharetta International Academy
4772 Webb Bridge Road, Alpharetta, GA 30005 – Tel. 770-475-0558
Dixie Oliver has made the entire ground floor of her building and her 6-9 classroom furniture and materials available to this program.

Classroom:
Amy Fultz, Director of Alpharetta International Academy and her teachers are setting up the Elementary I (6-9) Prepared Environment with all of the required furniture and materials.

Practicum: Full 2017-2018 Academic Year in a Montessori 6-9 classroom.

Faculty:
Michael Dorer, Ed.D. – Program Director and Principal Instructor
Dr. Dorer is a graduate of both the (AMI 6-12) Bergamo, Italy and the (AMS) Xavier University Elementary I (6-9) Programs. He directed the 3-12 Teacher Education Programs at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, MN for many years. He also founded and directed the 3-12 programs at Westminster College, in Salt Lake City, UT. Dr. Dorer is known internationally as a gifted Storyteller. He will lead a Faculty of five world class Instructors.

Fees:
Tuition — $5,990 — PAMS has made every effort to keep the cost of this program as low as possible so that many Atlanta area candidates will be able to attend. All albums and practicum fees are included.

Teaching Materials: — $1,409 maximum — Most schools already have many of the required texts and materials, in which case you will not need to buy them. The cost of Teaching Materials should be paid by the schools, because they will be used to teach their 6-9 students for years to come.

Apply to the 2017 Summer Intensive Early Childhood (2.5-6years) Teacher Education Program

From June 5th  to June 30th 2017

During 4 weeks from June 5 to 30, 2017, PAMS will offer you:

1. The Scientific Foundations of the Montessori System of Education
2. Motor Development and Refined Control of Movement through
Exercises of Practical Life
3. Sensorial Foundation of Intellectual Life
4. The Cultivation of Listening, Sight Singing and Notation Skills
with the Montessori Bells and Boards
5. Introduction to the Zóltan Kodály System of Early Childhood
Music Education

During 4 weeks from June 4 to 29, 2018, PAMS will offer you:

1. Acquisition of Language and Literacy Skills in One or
More Languages through a Structured Sequence of Activities
2. The Early Preparation of the Mathematical Mind
3. The Science of Peace Curriculum
4. First Year Practicum Review
5. First Year Qualifying Examination

Schedule: Five days a week, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (bring a lunch)

Classroom Location:
Dr. Meadows’ World Class Model Montessori Classroom at
Kennesaw State University in Room 415 of the
Chantal & Tommy Bagwell Education Building
580 Parliament Garden Way, Kennesaw, GA 30144.

Tel: 470-578-2160 Email: fmeadows@kennesaw.edu

2017 Tuition: $1,975
2018 Tuition: $1,975
Total Tuition $3,950

For Course descriptions/ requirements, please click here!

International Certification:

When you complete all of the requirements of this program, you will qualify for International Certification as a Montessori Teacher by PAMS. For more information about PAMS, please see: www.montessori-pams.org

Accreditation:

The Pan American Montessori Society’s Early Childhood Teacher Education Programs at KSU are accredited by the Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education (MACTE).

Application:

Please submit:
1. Your Application (Click here to download)
2. Your Resume
3. A short Biography
4. An essay on: Why I want to become a Montessori Teacher
5. Three references

You can send your Application documents as attachments to admin@montessori-pams.org or you can Fax them to 470-578-9192. Please email Dr. Feland Meadows at fmeadows@kennesaw.edu confirming your Fax.

For further information please call Dr. Meadows at 470-578-2160.

 

Fall 2016/Spring 2017 Infant/Toddler Teacher Education (Birth-3) Program

This program is offered twice a week in the evening over two semesters at Kennesaw State University. Apply for admission to Teacher Education at the Bagwell College of Education.

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Fall 2017/Spring 2018 Early Childhood Teacher Education (2.5-6) Program

This program is offered twice a week in the evening over two semesters at Kennesaw State University. Apply for admission to Teacher Education at the Bagwell College of Education.

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For more information, and to register contact Dr. Feland Meadows  by e-mail at fmeadows@kennesaw.edu, or by phone at 470-578-2160.

For more information, and to register contact Dr. Feland Meadows at fmeadows@kennesaw.edu, or by phone at 470-578-2160

Four semester M.Ed. program at Kennesaw State University.

Sign up to start in Summer 2016, to take all online courses. Then, you will take the Montessori Program with Dr. Feland Meadows, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5-10 pm. During the Fall and Spring Semesters. Complete your masters online with one thesis presentation in the Summer of 2016.

Click here for University’s website

For more information, and to register contact Dr. Feland Meadows at fmeadows@kennesaw.edu, or by phone at 470-578-2160.

 

The Montessori Teacher Education Programs offered by the PAN AMERICAN MONTESSORI SOCIETY are nationally accredited by the Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education MACTE