Montessori Training Centre of BC
A Place of Education for adults on the nature of childhood
AMI Assistants (Montessori 3 – 6)
This course is taking place in-person training at the Montessori Training Centre of BC.
New Course Beginning
The intention of the Assistants Course is to help interested adults become able assistants in a community of children. It is an introduction to Montessori pedagogy and training for the role of Assistant.
The Montessori Training Centre of British Columbia (MTCBC) works in affiliation with the Association Montessori Internationale. The courses offered must meet rigorous standards, in both content and teaching staff. The Certificate awarded by the MTCBC is in great demand by Montessori Schools both nationally and internationally for the position of Assistant to the Montessori Guide. Individuals must enquire what local requirements set out by government regulatory bodies must also be met when applying for Assistant positions.
Upcoming Course Dates
New course: Feb/Mar IN PERSON
9:00am to 4:00pm
Week 1-5: Saturdays, February 20 , 27; March 6, 13, 20 or 21, 2021
Week 6: Monday, March 22 to Friday March 26, 2021
February: 20th, 27th; March: 6th,13th, 20/21 and March 22nd – 26th daily from 9:00am -4:00pm
AMI Assistant Certificate
British Columbia Early Childhood Assistant Certificate
Applications for an Assistant certificate are sent to the Early Childhood Educator Registry, Ministry of Children and Family Development.
AMI Primary Director of Training:
Eduardo completed AMI Primary Training in 1973 in Mexico City. Besides having directed his own class in the school he founded, he has directed training courses in Puerto Rico, Spain, and the United States. He has been the Director of Training of the Primary Training Course at the MTCBC from 1999-2020. Mr. Cuevas has extensive experience as an AMI Consultant and Director of Parent Education Programs. He holds Master’s degree in Primary Education from Loyola College, Baltimore, USA and is a past member of the AMI Board of Directors.
MTCBC Assistants to Infancy Campus
(Entrance at corner of Nanton Ave. & Cartier St.)
*This program does not require approval by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training. As such, PTIB did not review this program.