UD Montessori Academy

UD Montessori Academy

UD Montessori Academy

Partnering with schools and teachers for child-centered, creative learning

Montessori education focuses on students’ unique development and abilities with a commitment to equity and an emphasis on the whole child. The University of Delaware’s Montessori Academy offers comprehensive Montessori teacher training programs, customized professional education, and support services for schools and districts wishing to implement Montessori programs.

UD Montessori Teacher  Residency (UDMTR)

UDMTR is a comprehensive two-year school-based teacher residency that combines seminars, coaching, site visits. UDMTR partners teachers who want to become Montessori certified, as well as with Montessori schools who wish to recruit and train new teachers. Next cohort begins July 2025.

LEARN MORE: UDMTR Elementary and Primary Programs

Customized school-based training

Teacher professional development can be tailored to a school’s or program’s goals and needs, such as providing focused training in reading or math skills methods.

LEARN MORE: Customized Professional Development


Virtual Information Session
Thursday, July 18, 7-8 p.m.

Learn more about becoming a Montessori teacher, or developing teachers for your school, program or early learning center. Join us for a live-online virtual info session with the program directors.

Free Virtual Info Session — RSVP now