Parents looking for a Montessori school should be aware that the name ‘Montessori’ is not trademarked or copyrighted, so the name does not guarantee authentic Montessori or teacher training. Parents can evaluate schools by asking about Montessori accreditation and the training of teachers. Accreditation and teacher training from AMI and AMS are generally recognized as the most thorough and widely accepted. See Accreditation on this site for more details.
Several organizations offer school finder links on their websites: