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The Keepers of Alexandria workshop comes to Cleveland. Join us to dedicate the John A. Wyatt Center for Humanities and Peace.

Columbus conference registration deadline extended!   Register today! More lodging added at Ramada Inn. Why attend?

Attend the NAMTA Conference in Columbia, MD, October 9-12, 2014

New date for conference in Hartford, CT: April 23-26, 2015

Read July NAMTA ENews


New from NAMTA
Grazia Silvana! Montessori Assistants to Infancy

Wonderful Two's

The Montessori Children's House: An Introduction

Peace Through Education


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.

Print Resources

The following publications may be helpful to adults working with adolescents (ages 12-18) in a Montessori context:


From Childhood to Adolescence by Maria Montessori


The Fifth Adolescent Colloquium special issue of The NAMTA Journal (Summer, 2009).


The Fourth Adolescent Colloquium special issue of The NAMTA Journal (Summer, 2008).


The Third Adolescent Colloquium special issue of The NAMTA Journal

The First Adolescent Colloquium (proceedings of the first Colloquium, 1996)


The Montessori Adolescent: Analysis in Retrospect special issue of The NAMTA Journal

A Comparison of Montessori and Traditional Middle Schools: Motivation, Quality of Experience, and Social Context by Kevin Rathunde (available for download as a pdf file)


Video Resources Curriculum Downloads

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