Course III – Internship
For nine months ,minimum of four hours a day, the student observes, assists and practices teaching in an approved Montessori classroom under the guidance of an experienced Montessori directress. The student also writes monthly reports, and is observed at least 3 times by training center personnel during the year. A research project is also developed by the student during the internship year. A mid-term exam is given in December and a final exam is given in May. When all requirements have been met, the student receives the American Montessori Society (AMS) Credential in Early Childhood.
- MTEI-Houston pays all travel expenses for supervision of internship sites within 100 miles of MTEI-Houston. Student teachers or their schools pay for travel expenses over 100 miles.