UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls
The Graduate Montessori Teacher Education Program was created to meet the need for Montessori-credentialed teachers in Wisconsin and Minnesota. Students can earn a Montessori credential for age levels 3-6 (EC), 6-9 (E1) or 6-12 (E2) and continue on to obtain a Master's of Science in Education degree. Others may take individual courses for professional development.
To find current tuition rates, visit the Student Billing website.
Class location may be identified by the course section numbers: 33 for the River Falls Public Montessori School, 65 for the UWRF Hudson Center, and 50 for satellite sites.
Special course fees are assessed for the MONT 781 and MONT 783 to cover the required AMS/MACTE student membership fees.
Students should also expect to spend $2,000 to $2,500 in additional expenses for books, teaching albums and supplies.
To ensure your application is processed in time, you are encouraged to complete your application by following dates to begin your studies in your preferred term:
When you’ve been admitted, you’ll be sent instructions on how to register for classes and other information necessary to begin your course of study. This will include a Montessori Student Handbook and a list of books needed for your courses.
Administrators or others taking classes for professional development only may apply as a temporary graduate student and the application fee is waived. See Taking Classes for Credit for more information.
This program is accredited through the Montessori Accreditation Council of Teacher Education (MACTE).