Montessori Training Centre of BC

A Place of Education for adults on the nature of childhood

AMI Assistants/Orientation (Montessori 3 – 6)


Date: October 30 – November 13, 2023

Week One: Monday, October 30 – Friday, November 3: 9:00am – 4:00pm

Week Two: Tuesday, November 7 – Saturday, November 11, & Monday, November 13: 9:00am – 4:00pm (Material making day may be split into two separate groups depending on the group size). Course will run on the Holiday Monday (November 13th)

Cost: $1250.00 (includes: Application fee, tuition, materials)

Books sold separately.

This in-person course takes place over 11 sessions for a total of 69 hours.

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 recognized by Montessori Schools both nationally and internationally. This certificate course qualifies the adult to apply for an ECEA certification with the BC ECE Registry.

Certificate Granted

AMI 3-6 Orientation Course Certificate
British Columbia Early Childhood Educator Assistant (ECEA) Certificate

Applications for an (ECEA) Assistant Certificate are sent to the Early Childhood Educator Registry, Ministry of Education and Child Care.

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AMI Primary Director of Training:

Eduardo CuevasEduardo 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 had 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 a Master’s degree in Primary Education from Loyola College, Baltimore, USA and is a past member of the AMI Board of Directors.


Montessori Training Centre of B.C.

1490 Nanton Ave., Vancouver – The MTCBC is located at the back of the St. John’s Shaughnessy Church. The entrance is on CARTIER AVE.

* 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.