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FMAE Montessori Teaching Credential

To Enroll

Fall 2016 Winter 2017 Spring 2017 Summer 2017
Language: Tuesdays
9/20/16 – 12/6/16
6:30—9:45 PM

Philosophy: Thursdays
6:30—9:45 PMNo class Thanksgiving week

Arithmetic: Tuesdays
1/3/17- 3/14/17
6:30—9:45 PM

Practical Life: Thursdays
6:30—9:45 PM

Natural Sciences: Tues.
3/21/17 – 5/30/17
6:30—9:45 PM

Sensorial: Thursdays
6:30—9:45 PM

6/3/17 Saturday 9:00—3:30
6/6/17 (Tues.) 6:30—9:30
6/8/17 (Thurs.) 6:30—9:30
6/15/17 (Thurs.) 6:30—9:30

Saturday, 6/17/17
9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

6/24/17, 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Fall 2017 Winter 2018 Spring 2018 Summer 2018
6:30—9:45 PM
No class
Halloween (10/31/18)
Thanksgiving week

Language: Thursdays
6:30—9:45 PM
No class
Thanksgiving week

Practical Life: Tuesdays
6:30—9:45 PM

Arithmetic: Thursdays
6:30—9:45 PM

Sensorial: Tuesdays
6:30—9:45 PM

Natural Science: Thursdays
6:30—9:45 PM

6/2/18 Saturday 9:00—3:306/5/18 (Tues) 6:30—9:30
6/7/18 (Thurs) 6:30—9:30
6/14/18 (Thurs) 6:30—9:30

6/16/18 9:00AM – 3:30 PM

6/23/18, 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

*Art, Music, and Movement must be taken consecutively during one Summer Quarter

Admissions Process

Admission is through the Fountainhead Montessori Adult Education program. DO NOT APPLY TO CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, EAST BAY CONTINUING EDUCATION for this program.

There is no pre-admissions test or evaluation. This program admits students with a minimum of a high school diploma or a GED as candidates for certification. Upon registration for each class, the student must complete an enrollment agreement. These classes might interest parents and/or people working in childcare centers or assisting in Montessori schools, who want to understand the Montessori philosophy and apply it in their homes or classrooms. Employment, salary, and occupational advancement are not guaranteed.

Generally all classes are held on Tuesdays from 6:30-9:45pm at 6665 Amador Plaza Road, Dublin, California.

Transfer of Credits

Students with previous training in the course to be pursued will be evaluated by the program director. Evaluation will be based on transcripts, previous work, written or oral exams, or all of the above. Credit allowed will be recorded on the student's enrollment record, and the length of the course will be adjusted proportionately.


Please register at the first class. If you would like to preregister, mail your application to our administrative office. For further information, contact Maryanna Heginbottom at:
Phone: (925) 820-1343
Fax: (925) 820-9193

The Student Education Handbook
Archived Student Education Handbook
Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education Annual Report

Join us!

Thursday evenings
3/23/2017 – 6/01/2017
6:30 – 9:45 PM

Natural Sciences
Tuesday evenings
3/21/17 – 5/30/17
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