Montessori Teacher Training Institute (M.T.T.I.) is a premier producer of topnotch Authentic Montessori Training to Teacher Education students in Southern California. We offer comprehensive instruction, education, and direction to enable students to imbibe the values, develop the skills and the knowledge required of a competent early childhood education specialist.
Founded in 1991 in Laguna Beach and led by Ann Balasuriya, the institute has an exceptional faculty of experienced, IAPM credentialed instructors. The Institute is licensed to operate by the Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education.
The institution is a private institution licensed to operate by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. License to operate means the institution is compliant with the minimum standards contained in the California Private Postsecondary Education Act (CPPEA) of 2009 (as amended) www.bppe.ca.gov and Division 7.5 of Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations.
Our approach to training is hands on. We immerse students into hands-on practice, demonstrations in fully-equipped model classrooms, and field exposure in addition to extensive lecture content. Our faculty provide the guidance and direction, necessary to satisfy the diversity of student needs and requirements.
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