Accreditation & Affiliation
Mastro Montessori Academy has a number of accreditations and affiliations with international, national and state associations.
Association Montessori Internationale (AMI)
Mastro Montessori Academy enjoys the highest recognition status granted by the Association Montessori Internationale (AMI), which was founded by Maria Montessori in 1929 to protect the integrity of her work. Montessori Academy is the only Montessori school in Monmouth County to receive AMI status. All of our Montessori teachers hold AMI credentials in addition to university degrees.
AMI School Standards
AMI school standards help to maintain the level of excellence that Maria Montessori envisioned. Below, Dr. Montessori’s own words explain the rationale for these standards.
For more information on AMI standards click here.
North American Montessori Teachers Association (NAMTA)
National Association of Independent Schools
New Jersey Department of Education Nonpublic School
Student & Exchange Visitor Program – certified to accept international students