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About Wheaton Montessori

Accreditation

“It was a delight to visit this gem of a Montessori school.  Rebecca Lingo and Wheaton Montessori School’s elementary team are earnest (and successful) and unified in their desire to implement Montessori tenets and AMI standards.  They are humble in self-evaluation, eager for constructive input, and passionate in their love for children and the Montessori approach.  I wish them every success for many more years of service to the children and families of their community.”

– J. McKeever, AMI-USA Consultant, 2015

 

Wheaton Montessori School is registered as an Independent, private school with the Illinois State Board of Education and is fully recognized by Association Montessori Internationale (AMI). Wheaton Montessori School has maintained the highest level of accreditation with Association Montessori Internationale from the beginning.

AMI was founded by Dr. Maria Montessori in 1929 to maintain the integrity of her life’s work. AMI/USA is a branch office in the United States whose core focus is to help children attain their full potential in society through Montessori education.

AMI recognizes only those private schools that meet stringent requirements, including; 1) an AMI-trained teacher at the appropriate age level; 2) a complete set of approved Montessori materials in each classroom, and; 3) the commitment to practice Montessori’s approach as specified in AMI training courses.

Wheaton Montessori School teachers remain committed to the principles of Dr. Maria Montessori as defined by AMI.

Learn more about AMI here.

Illinois State Board of Education