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This year NAMTA presents a professional development course
for administrators, Tier I: First Principles, October 7-11, 2015, in Baltimore, MD!

Order NAMTA's 2013-2015 supplement to the Whole-School Montessori Handbook, The Evolution of a Montessori High School

Join the Adolescent Orientation Alumni Group! Volunteer to be a regional coordinator.

List your school online or print a form to mail. It's never too late to join NAMTA! Print a form to mail or join online.


See  table of contents or sample pages from Montessori Algebra for the Adolescent by Michael Waski

NAMTA's purpose is to maintain Montessori traditions, and at the same time, to be on the cutting edge of innovative education. Accordingly, we provide the medium for study, interpretation, and improvement of Montessori education.

Curriculum Downloads

"The School Where the Children Live" by David Ayer and Elise Huneke Stone, The NAMTA Journal,Winter, 2006. Used by permission.


"Hershey Montessori School Adolescent Community on the Farm: The Adolescent Community," by Heide Aungst and David Kahn, M: The Magazine for Montessori Families, January, 2006 (adapted from an article in Cleveland Magazine).


"Occupation Projects, the Micro-Economy, and Student Managers: Meeting the Needs of Adolescents," by Laurie Ewert-Krocker, The NAMTA Journal, Winter, 2006.


Occupation Planning: Objectives for Evaluation. Hershey Montessori School Adolescent Community on the Farm curriculum planning document.


Humanities—Sample Four-Week Study. Hershey Montessori School Adolescent Community on the Farm curriculum planning document.


Humanities Outline. Hershey Montessori School Adolescent Community on the Farm curriculum planning document.


"The Adolescent: Taking on the Task of Humanity—Conducting the Dialogue Between Nature and Supranature." Unpublished paper by Laurie Ewert-Krocker


"Optimal Developmental Outcomes: The Social, Moral, Cognitive, and Emotional Dimensions of a Montessori Education," by Annette Haines, Kay Baker, and David Kahn. Sources: The NAMTA Journal25:2, Spring, 2000; The NAMTA Journal 26:1, Winter, 2001; The NAMTA Journal 28:1, Winter 2003.


Video Resources Print Resources

NAMTA's Role in the History of Montessori Adolescent Programming 
The AMI Montessori Orientation to Adolescent Studies
Print/Video Resources Whole School Resources 
Hershey Montessori School Adolescent Community on the Farm Montessori High School at University Circle
Hershey Montessori Training Institute