Center for Montessori Teacher Education/North Carolina


Classes held at Phoenix Montessori Academy

12340 Mt. Holly-Huntersville Road

Huntersville, NC 28078


India French-Adams - CMTE/NC Director


India has experience teaching in Montessori classrooms since 1998. She is also a Montessori teacher trainer in Elementary I math and philosophy and Elementary II math and philosophy. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Belmont Abbey College where she graduated cum laude from the honors program. She then completed studies to become Montessori I & II (grades 1-3 and 4-6) and Montessori Secondary I (grades 7-8) certified. India completed the Endicott College masters program and received a Masters degree in Education specializing in Montessori and Integrated Learning.



Presenters for each area are chosen for their expertise in their specialized area.  The CMTE/NC faculty consists of 20 Montessorians who are highly qualified in their fields. A more detailed profile of our presenters is under construction and will be added following our late spring faculty retreat. Our faculty have been teaching for CMTE/NC an average of 12 years, many with over 15 years. Their combined experience and expertise ranks our faculty among the best in Montessori teacher education worldwide.


CMTE/NC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national and ethnic origin, sexual orientation, or gender.