Tuition & Fees

PCTE Course Fees

Infant / Toddler Teacher Training

2018-19 Schedule: Academic Phase June 18 – July 27, 2018; Fall Seminar November 15-18, 2018 (tentative); Spring Seminar May 2-5, 2019 (tentative).

Infant and Toddler Tuition $7,500
Application Fee (before 5/15)* $300
AMS / MACTE Student Fees $410
Materials Fee $375
Total $8,585

Additional fee for self-directed internship is $1,500.  Application Fee if received after 5/15 is $525.

Early Childhood Teacher Training

2018-19 Schedule: Academic Phase; June 18 – August 1, 2018; Fall Seminar November 15-18, 2018 (tentative); Spring Seminar May 2-5, 2019 (tentative).

Early Childhood Tuition $8,240
Application Fee (before 5/15)* $300
AMS / MACTE Student Fees $410
Materials Fee $475
Total $9,425

 

Additional fee for self-directed internship is $1,500.  Application Fee if received after 5/15 is $525.

Elementary I (6-9) Teacher Training

2018-19 Schedule: Elementary IA: Prerequisite June 11 – 15, 2018; Summer Intensive: June 18 – July 27, 2018; Fall Seminar November 15-18, 2018 (tentative); Spring Seminar May 2-5, 2019 (tentative). Elementary IB: Summer Intensive: June 17 – June 28, 2019.

Elementary I Tuition $8,500
3-6 Prerequisite Course $950
Application Fee (before 5/15)* $300
AMS / MACTE Student Fees $410
Materials Fee $600
Total $10,760

 

Additional fee for self-directed internship is $1,500.  Application Fee if received after 5/15 is $525.

Elementary II (9-12) Teacher Training

2018-19 Schedule: Elementary 2A: Summer Intensive: June 18 – July 27, 2018; Fall Seminar November 15-18, 2018 (tentative); Spring Seminar May 2-5, 2019 (tentative). Including an additional 24 hours online.

 

3-6 Prerequisite Course: June 11 – June 15, 2018.

With a 6-9 credential

Elementary II Tuition (9-12) $6,180
Application Fee (waived for PCTE Alumni) $0
AMS / MACTE Student Fees $410
Materials Fee $600
3-6 Pre-Req Class $950
Total $8,140

Evening Classes (deducted from Tuition if taken prior to summer) $800 per class.

Additional fee for self-directed internship is $1,500.

Application Fee for non-PCTE alumni is $300 ($525 if received after 5/15.)

 

As stand alone

Elementary II Tuition (9-12) $8,500
Application Fee  $300
AMS/MACTE Student Fees  $410
Materials Fee $750
3-6 Pre-Req Class $950
Total $10,910

Evening Classes (deducted from Tuition if taken prior to summer) $800 per class.

Additional fee for self-directed internship is $1,500.

Elementary I and II (6-12) Teacher Training

2017-18 Schedule:  Summer June 19 – July 28, 2018; week 1: Montessori Philosophy and Child Development (also available as evening classes, fall and spring); Fall Seminar November 15-19, 2017 (tentative); Spring Seminar May 2-6, 2018 (tentative).

Includes 24 hours online

Closing courses:  June 18 – 29, 2018

July 2 and 3, 2018

3-6 Prerequisite Course: June 11 – June 15, 2018.

 

Elementary I & II Tuition (6-12)                     
Elementary I $8,250
Elementary II $6,000
Application Fee (waived for PCTE Alumni) $300
AMS / MACTE Student Fees $410
Materials Fee $1,200
3-6 Pre-Req Class (billed when taken) $950
Total $16,160

Additional fee for self-directed internship is $1,500 (if not completed in 6-9).

Taking the Philosophy and Child Development Evening Courses will lessen attendance in summer by one week

Timing:  50% of program fee, AMS fee and Materials fee due May 25 and 50% of program fee due June 25.

Evening Classes and Workshops

Montessori Philosophy Evening Class $800
Child Development Evening Class $800
Assistant Teacher Workshop $650

 

Full workshop costs are due at time of registration.

PCTE offers a 10% discount for 2 or more attendees who enroll from the same school.

Other Fees

The following additional fees are in addition to other program fees, and are assessed as neccessary.

Application Fee after May 15 $525
AMS/MACTE Student Association Fees*  $410
Additional Fee for Self-Directed Internship $1,500
Additional Site Visit $500
Audit per day (plus manuals/materials) $275
Continuum Fee (per year) $425
Reactivation Fee $525
Credential Assessment $500
Consultation/Workshop (per 1/2 day) $600
Leadership Coaching (per hour) $115

*Student Associations Fee – This fee entitles the student to membership in the American Montessori Society (AMS) for two years and pays the Montessori Accreditation Council of Teacher Education (MACTE) and AMS fees.

 

Payment Schedule

Unless otherwise noted, the following standard payment schedule applies:

The application fee is to be submitted with the application, due by May 15.
50% of the program’s tuition is due by May 25.
The AMS / MACTE Association Fees are due on May 25.
The materials fee is due on May 25.
The balance of the program’s tuition is due by June 25.

AMS Credential documents will be held at PCTE until all fees are paid in full.

Payment plans are available at the discretion of the PCTE Director. Requests must be submitted, in writing, by May 15 to beser@pmonts.org.

Financial Resources

Early Registration Discount
A 5% discount is granted for applicants who register by April 15 of the course year.

School Discounts
When two or more students from the same school enroll for the same academic year, an 10% discount per student is granted.

When two or more students from the same school enroll for the same academic year by April 15, a 15% discount per student is granted.

When three or more students from the same school enroll for the same academic year by April 15, a 25% discount per student is granted.

Summer Programs for Children
SummerQuest programs at the Princeton Montessori School are open to PCTE participant’s children, toddler through grade 4.  PCTE full time students will receive 50% off of SummerQuest program fee.

Sponsorship Programs
Some schools sponsor Montessori teacher candidates in exchange for a commitment to teach during the internship year and a specified time as a head teacher. It is the responsibility of the student to initiate a sponsorship program.

American Montessori Society Scholarships
American Montessori Society website or by writing or calling, 116 East 16th Street, NY, NY 10003, (212) 358-1250. Scholarship applications must be accepted into the PCTE teacher training program prior to submitting an application. Application deadline is May 1.

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