Executive Director
of the Montessori Center for Teacher Education
LoAnn Jundt

Ms. Jundt is the Executive Director of Argonauta Educational Programs Inc., the nonprofit corporation which operates Montessori School House/Maria Montessori Elementary of San Diego, a private school for children ages 3-12, and the Montessori Teachers College of San Diego. Ms. Jundt has taught all ages from preschool to college graduate. She received her Montessori Credential for 3-6 in London, England in 1965 through the international Association of Progressive Montessorians (IAPM). Ms. Jundt attended the Advanced Montessori Training Course in Bergamo, Italy in 1980 and holds the Montessori Credential for Elementary school ages 6-12 from the Association Montessori International (AMI).


Montessori Teachers College of San Diego's courses are conducted in the fully equipped classrooms of Montessori School House and Maria Montessori Elementary, located at 4544 Pocahontas Avenue, San Diego, California 92117.


Montessori Teachers College of San Diego is Sponsored by Argonauta Educational Programs, Inc., a nonprofit educational corporation created to establish Montessori Schools for children, to offer Teacher Education programs for adults, to conduct Parent Study Groups, and to provide qualified lectures on Montessori Education.
Montessori Teachers College of San Diego Courses are accredited by the Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education (MACTE) to 2014

The Early Childhood and The Elementary Teacher Education Courses, 6-9 and 6-12, are affiliated with the American Montessori Society (AMS).

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New York, NY 10010-6102
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Information and Applications

Information and applications for enrollment can be obtained by writing or calling

Montessori Teachers College of San Diego
4544 Pocahontas Ave.
San Diego, CA 92117
(858) 270-9350

Applications may also be downloaded here.

6-9 Course Application
9-12 Component Application

Early Childhood Pre-requisite for 6-9 Course

To satisfy "California Ability to Benefit" requirements, if the student does not have a college degree, a qualifying test must be taken before the first day of the academic component. This test does not cover any subject areas but rather screens for possession of minimum language, logic, and number skills.

Montessori Teachers College of San Diego accepts any student without regard to race, color, sex, religion, or national origin.