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FMAE Montessori Certification, Credentials & Undergraduate Degrees

About FMAE

The Fountainhead Montessori Adult Education (FMAE) program was conceived by Sarah Zimmerman. Sarah Zimmerman, founder of the nonprofit Fountainhead Montessori Schools in Northern California wants to be able to reach out to those interested in Montessori adult education and/or an AMS (American Montessori Society) credential, but may not have the required time to partake in a full-time course. This course allows students to take one or two classes per Quarter while working. SARAH ZIMMERMAN is now Instructor Emeritus at FMAE.


  • Affordable
  • Allows you to earn undergraduate college units
  • MACTE accredited
  • AMS accredited
  • Evening programs
  • Short, quarterly schedules
  • Highly qualified professors
  • One-year program in a classroom setting
  • Possible intern placement

Join us!

9/19/17 – 12/12/17
6:30 – 9:45 PM

9/21/17 – 12/7/17
6:30 – 9:45 PM

Call for details:
(925) 820-1343

Education is a natural process carried out by the child and not acquired by listening to words but by experiences with the environment.

– Maria Montessori