The Southwest Institute of Montessori Studies is open to men and women who have demonstrated personal suitability for training based on maturity of personality, integrity of character, intellectual creativity, and aptitude for psychological insight and understanding. The applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree, although exceptions may be made under special circumstances.

Your answers to the questions on the application form will be regarded as confidential. They are used in the administrative process by the Director of Training and, if admitted, by members of the Examining Board of the Association Montessori Internationale.

An application fee of $100.00 must accompany the application. Upon receipt of transcripts and letters of reference, the applicant will be contacted for a personal interview. Upon acceptance to the program a $125.00 enrollment deposit is due along with the signed enrollment agreement. No acceptance will be considered firm without the deposit.