Achievement & Assessment Institute

About the Center

The University of Kansas Center for Montessori Research leverages the resources of a major public research university and extensive Montessori expertise. It is housed within the Achievement and Assessment Institute (AAI), which offers resources that include expertise in psychometrics, curriculum and instruction, test development, editing, web design, software development, computer science, and event planning. AAI also provides access to the many resources available through KU, including libraries and conference facilities.


Affiliated Organizations

American Montessori Society                
Founding Affiliate

National Center for Montessori in the Public Sector                 Montessori Public Policy Initiative


Harold Simmonss Foundation         Brady Education Foundation


Sorenson Legacy Foundation

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