Your choice of four start terms.

The Montessori Education Programs offers four start terms each year. Students can begin the program in the fall, January, spring, or summer terms.


What’s required for admissions?

  • Application and $50 fee. Apply online.
  • Statement of your professional goals included in your online application
  • Three letters of recommendation from professionals who can evaluate your potential to be a teacher
  • Bachelor’s degree in any major from an accredited institution of higher education
  • Two official copies of transcripts from all colleges/universities attended.  Mail official transcripts to KSOE, PMB 4350, Moraga, CA 94575-4350
  • Evidence of health insurance (and/or a signed waiver)
  • Results of a tuberculin test (within the last four years)
  • An appointment with the Program Director, Patricia Chambers. Call 925.631.4036 to schedule


Special note:

Montessori students are not required to take the CBEST or other exams required by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) to qualify for a credential.


Learn more about financial aid and scholarships, including an American Montessori Society scholarship.

Questions? Want to schedule a visit? Please contact Patricia Chambers, Program Director at 925.631.4036 or [email protected]