AMI Assistants Teacher Training (6 – 12) 2020-02-12T05:53:17+00:00

Montessori Training Centre of BC

A Place of Education for adults on the nature of childhood

AMI Assistants (Montessori 6 – 12)

The intention of the Assistants Course is to help interested adults become able assistants in a community of elementary aged children.  It is an introduction to Montessori pedagogy and training for the role of Assistant.

Certificate granted:
A.M.I. Assistant Certificate

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

MTCBC’s 1st AMI Elementary Assistants Course will take place over two weeks, starting at the end of March and continuing into April.

Week 1: March 23rd, 2020 – March 27th, 2020

Week 2: April 2nd, 2020 – April 5th, 2020

AMI Elementary Director of Training:

Kyla Morenz

Kyla Morenz is an AMI Elementary Trainer from Toronto, Canada. She has a B.A. from the University of Waterloo and her M.Ed. from Loyola University in Maryland. In 2011, she obtained her TESOL certificate from the University of Toronto, Woodsworth College. She has AMI diplomas at both the 3-6 and 6-12 levels. She has taught in 6-9, 9-12, and 6-12 environments in Canada and Morocco. She has lectured on courses in North America and Europe.



Phone: 604-261-0864


Assistants Course Policies

Assistants Course Application Form

Assistants Course Brochure

International-Wire-Transfer-Request-for-Instructions Form

Interac E-Transfer Form


Primary Campus of the MTCBC

#200 – 8555 Cambie Street, Vancouver, BC V6P 3J9