International Association of Progressive Montessori in Silverado, CA

Requirements for Admission

Applicants for the Montessori Teacher Training Early Childhood 2 ½- 6 Diploma Course are required to have graduated High School and have a good general education. A B.A. degree is desired, but not required. Passing the entrance exam, two professional letters of recommendation concerning the applicant’s character and ability to complete the course and one character reference are required. Health clearance and criminal record clearance must also be on file.

In addition to all of the above, students from abroad must have a good standard of both written and spoken English. Foreign students are required to obtain a student visa from the immigration department of the U.S.A.

Applications for enrollment are accepted at any time prior to the first day of class. Late enrollments may be accepted at the discretion of the Administrator. The following documents must be on file:

1. Completed Application form
2. Application fee
3. Signed receipt of Course Catalog
4. Two pictures of applicant (passport size)
5. All school transcripts
6. Two professional letters of recommendation
7. One character reference
8. Health forms and T.B. test results
9. Criminal record clearance / finger prints
10. Signed Enrollment Agreement
11. Pass result on the entrance exam.

A personal interview and a passing mark on the entrance exam are required prior to acceptance into the course. Any student who does not provide all of the required forms may be accepted on a provisional basis awaiting full documentation. If there are any questions, it is strongly recommended that verification of status be discussed with the Administrator. Either a letter of full acceptance or a letter of provisional acceptance with deficiencies listed is issued to student candidates.