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Competencies for Montessori Teacher Candidates

MMTEC updated in 2013 the adult learner competencies to reflect MACTE/AMS revisions.
The new Competencies for Montessori Teacher Candidates are as follows:
1. Knowledge            1a. Montessori Philosophy
                                  1b. Human growth and Development
                                  1c. Subject matter for each Course level
                                  1d. Community resources for learning
2. Pedagogy              2a. Correct use of Montessori materials
                                  2b. Scope and sequence of curriculum (spiral curriculum)
                                  2c. The prepared environment
                                  2d. Parent/teacher/family/community partnership
                                  2e. The purpose and methods of observation
                                  2f. Planning for instruction
                                  2g. Assessment & documentation
                                  2h. Reflective practice
                                  2i. Support and intervention for learning differences
                                  2j. Culturally responsive methods
3. Teaching               3a. Classroom leadership
Grace & Courtesy     3b. Authentic assessment
                                  3c. The Montessori philosophy and methods
                                  3d. Parent/teacher/family partnership
                                  3e. Professional responsibilities
                                  3f. Innovation and flexibility