Earn your Montessori Early Childhood or Infant/Toddler Teaching Certificate
in just 1 or 2 Years while working full time.

A trusted name in Montessori education for more than 25 years, GCCME is committed to working with educators, parents and community leaders to promote a strong Montessori network in the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky region, a mission that we believe starts with preparing successful Montessori teachers.

Adult Learners can earn their Early Childhood (2.5-6) Montessori Teaching Certificate or Infant & Toddler Montessori Teaching Certificate in 1 or 2 years.

GCCME is affiliated by American Montessori Society and accredited by Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education (MACTE)*.


Discover just a few of the benefits of pursuing
teacher education at GCCME:

  • We’re connected. Our valuable community partnerships give adult learners the unique possibility of continuing to work full time while completing our program.

  • We’re accredited by the Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education (MACTE). And affiliated by American Montessori Society (AMS).

  • We’re diverse. Learn alongside other adults whose real-world experiences bring depth and vibrancy to classroom discussions.

  • We’re flexible. Hybrid learning, low tuition, and easy payment plans ensure you won’t have to sacrifice your current schedule—or your budget.

  • We’re respected. Backed by GCCME’s history, our masters-educated teaching staff have taught and presented internationally.