Tuition

Teacher Training Programs

Infant and Toddler $7,000
Early Childhood $7,500
Elementary I $8,100
Elementary II $6,000
3-6 Prerequisite Course (for Elementary) $925
Montessori Leadership Course $7,200
Evening Course $750
Assistant Teacher Training $250

Other Fees

Application Fee $275
Application Fee after May 15 $500
AMS/MACTE Student Fees* (teacher training) $410
Additional Fee for Self-Directed Internship $1,250
Additional Site Visit $500
Audit per day (plus manuals/materials) $250
Continuum Fee (per year) $425
Reactivation Fee $525
Credential Assessment $500
Consultation/Workshop (per 1/2 day) $400
Leadership Coaching (per hour) $100

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Materials Fees

Infant/Toddler $375
Early Childhood $475
Elementary I $600
Elementary II $600
Montessori Leadership $400

*Associations Fee - This fee entitles the student to membership in the American Montessori Society (AMS) for two years and pays the Montessori Accreditation Council of Teacher Education (MACTE) and AMS fees.

 


Payment Schedule

One Year Option

Application Fee with application
Association Fee 5/25/14
Materials Fee 5/25/14
Program Fee 50% on 5/25/14
50% on 6/25/14

One Year Option for Infant & Toddler

Application Fee …                          with application
Association Fee                                     5/25/14
Materials Fee                                     5/25/14
Program Fee…….. ………………                         25% on 5/25/14
Program Fee                         25% on 6/15/14
Program Fee                         25% on 9/25/14
Program Fee                         25% on 1/25/15

 

 

 

 

 

 

Two and Three Year Option – Beginning Fall of 2014

Evening Philosophy Course Fee with application
Evening Child Development Course Fee with application
Application Fee with application
Association Fee 5/25/15
Materials Fee 5/25/15
Two Year Program Fee 50% on 5/25/15
50% on 6/25/15
Three Year Program Fee 50% on 5/25/15
50% on 6/25/15

AMS credential documents will be held at PCTE until all payments are received.


Financial Resources

Early Registration Discount*
A 5% discount is granted for applicants who register by April 1 of the course year.

School Discounts*
When two or more students from the same school enroll for the same academic year, an 10% discount per student is granted.

When two or more students from the same school enroll for the same academic year by April 1, a 15% discount per student is granted.

When three or more students from the same school enroll for the same academic year by April 1, a 25% discount per student is granted.

SummerQuest programs at the Princeton Montessori School are open to PCTE participant’s children, toddler through grade 4.  PCTE full time students will receive 50% off of SummerQuest program fee.

Sponsorship Programs
Some schools sponsor Montessori teacher candidates in exchange for a commitment to teach during the internship year and a specified time as a head teacher. It is the responsibility of the student to initiate a sponsorship program.

American Montessori Society Scholarships
American Montessori Society website or by writing or calling, 116 East 16th Street, NY, NY 10003, (212) 358-1250. Scholarship applications must be accepted into the PCTE teacher training program prior to submitting an application. Application deadline is May 1.

Dorothy Ohlhaver Scholarship. The Dorothy Ohlhaver Scholarship program is aimed at serving the individuals who are pursuing their Early Childhood Montessori credential. Through this program ETC provides funds towards the tuition expenses associated with their training. Go to the webpage: http://www.edutc.com/grantsDOS.htm