MEIPN continues to develop the excellent AMS Montessori teacher preparation courses which it has offered over its 40 years of existence, first as the Seattle University Montessori Teacher Education Program and then as MEIPN under the direction of Dr. John Chattin-McNichols. Our certification courses lead to Montessori credentials at these levels:

  • Infant and Toddler  for ages birth to three;
  • Early Childhood for ages 2 ½ -6;
  • Elementary I  for ages 6-9; and
  • Elementary I – IIfor ages 6 – 12.

MEIPN is a nonprofit corporation, governed by a Board of Trustees. Mary Schneider, MEIPN administrative director since 1995, continues as executive director; Diana Butler is the Director of Academic Programs; and Carolyn Norton is the Office Manager.