The Mission of the Virginia Center for Montessori Studies (VCMS) is to
prepare adults pursuing a Montessori certification to facilitate in children
a sense of self-confidence that encourages inquisitiveness, initiative,
independence, and a joy in learning. We foster the development of caring,
respectful individuals, who will have a positive influence on the world.
NEXT EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAM BEGINS JUNE 2016
Center for Montessori Studies (VCMS) is founded upon Dr. Maria Montessoriís
philosophy of human development and education.
The early childhood Certification Program (ages 2 1/2 - 6 years)
prepares adult learners as Montessori professionals.
program is affiliated with the American Montessori Society (AMS).
The next two-year Early Childhood program cycle is scheduled for June 2016
through June 2018. The program can be completed in one year at an
accelerated pace. Please
contact VCMS for details.
believe that Montessori Adult Education:
Provides the highest quality application of Montessori philosophy
Encourages an exceptionally high level of intellectual excellence
Facilitates exploration and growth
Provides opportunities to learn through a practical, discover-oriented
Maintains the integrity and dignity of the adult learner
We look forward to being part of your Montessori journey.