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Thank you for your interest in Cambridge Montessori Institute.

We will begin accepting applications on Monday February 13, 2017.

How to Apply

Please complete the application and required supporting documents, and submit it by:

email to:

Or by mail to: CMI Admissions

c/o Cambridge Montessori School

161 Garden Street

Cambridge, MA 02138

Applications for admission to CMI are considered active upon receipt of the application fee and are processed on a rolling basis throughout the year. We encourage you to submit your application and supporting materials as far in advance of the course date as possible, as prospective students are considered in the order that their applications are received on a space-available basis. When a course is filled, candidates may request placement on a waiting list and/or defer registration to the next consecutive course.

The application process from submission of the application packet to admissions decision can take a minimum of 3-6 weeks. Upon acceptance, a candidate reserves a place in the course with a non-refundable tuition deposit fee of $500.00. Each cohort is limited to a maximum of 25 students. 

Application checklist:

  • Completed application form with signature and date

  • Non-refundable application fee payable to Cambridge Montessori School; the application will be considered “active” upon receipt of the fee. The application fee of  $100 received prior to May 1, 2017 increases to $200 thereafter.

  • Curriculum vitae / Resume

  • Three signed reference letters - letters of reference must be written within three years of application date. Letters should include at least one professional reference; others may be personal or academic.

  • Official transcripts from all post high school institutions attended

  • Signed practicum site agreement

  • Non-Native Speakers of English: TOEFL Scores – minimum score of 550

  • 1-2 paragraph answers to each of the following questions:

    1. Why do you want to take this teacher education course?

    2. What are your interests and skills? What specific qualifications do you bring to this work?

    3. Describe your experience with children. Do you have any experience with children in the age range you wish to study? If so, explain.

    4. How do you intend to use your Montessori training? How will your training further your professional goals?

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