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Join the Oregon Montessori Association and be part of a regional network of Montessorians working to promote Montessori education in Oregon, Southwest Washington… and beyond.


OMA School Memberships

Thank you for your membership and continued support of OMA!

You can calculate your yearly dues with the chart or the Membership calculator cheat sheet. Payment may be made in full by September 15th or you may elect to pay three equal payments on 9/15/1 – 1/1/22 – 3/1/22. School membership begins September 1st and goes through August 31st of the following year. *2021/22 dues for publicly-funded Montessori charter schools are discounted by one-half.

Membership benefits for schools:

  • Increased community presence through OMA website, free classified advertising, and outreach activities
  • Listing on our “Find A School” page
  • Automatic membership for all school staff members
  • Discount on OMA workshops
  • Access to OMA Media Library (includes DVDs, audio CDs, books, Forza Vitale! articles)
  • Access to the local Montessori community through our newsletter and on-line discussion groups
  • Access to a substitute teacher list, which is typically updated quarterly
  • Monthly OMA News Bulletin via e-mail
  • Forza Vitale! articles via e-mail
  • Advocacy committee keeping an eye on regulatory and legislative issues
  • Access to our online Parent Resource Center
  • Social events, such as our Annual Spring Tea and events organized by Regional Liaisons

School Enrollment  – School Membership Dues 2021/22

0 – 10 children $9 per child $90
11 – 25 children $90 plus $12 per child above 10 $270
26 – 100 children $270 plus $11 per child above 25 $1,095
101 – 180 children $1,095 plus $10 per child above 100 $1,715
181 – 280 children $1,715 plus $9 per child above 180 $2,363
over 280 children $2,363 plus $7 per child above 280 n/a

 

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OMA Individual Members:

Please note: If you are on staff at a school with a 2021/22 Membership, your membership will be automatic and you will receive benefits from OMA. Be sure OMA has your preferred email address. Please, tell your head of school––thank you!

If you are not on staff at a member school, join now with this form.

  • Are part of a vibrant and growing Montessori community.
  • Stay connected through OMA’s Community Bulletin Board, our monthly newsletter, outreach and social activities.
  • Participate in community events, such as preschool fairs and workshops.
  • Are welcomed to join a committee ­ Outreach, Communications, Workshop, or Advocacy/Public Policy.
  • Access our online Parent Resource Center.
  • Attend and enjoy discounts for OMA workshops!
  • Receive the monthly OMA News Bulletin via e­mail.
  • Receive the quarterly Forza Vitale! Consider contributing an article!
  • Support OMA’s work to represent our community on regulatory and legislative issues affecting Montessorians, our classrooms and schools.
  • Participate in social events, such as our Annual Spring Tea.
  • Receive reciprocal benefits with Pacific Northwest Montessori Association in Washington State.

Click here for Individual Memberships ($40/year)

OMA Student Members

  • Are part of a vibrant and growing Montessori community.
  • Stay connected through OMA’s Community Bulletin Board, our monthly newsletter, outreach and social activities.
  • Participate in community events, such as workshops.
  • Enjoy discounts on OMA workshops!
  • Receive the monthly OMA News Bulletin via e­mail.
  • Read the Forza Vitale!
  • Support OMA’s work to represent our community on regulatory and legislative issues affecting our members, classrooms and schools.
  • Participate in social events, such as our Annual Spring Tea.
  • Receive reciprocal benefits with Pacific Northwest Montessori Association in Washington State.

Click here for Student Memberships ($25/year)

Organizational Membership

For Organizations interested in participating in and supporting Montessori Education. Fees based on Organization size.

0 – 10 employees — $75.00 annual dues
11 + employees — $100. 00 annual dues

Benefits:

  • Supporting a vibrant and growing Montessori community.
  • Automatic membership for organization staff.
  • Connection to OMA membership, information, workshops and events.
  • Discount on OMA workshops.
  • Access to Media Library
  • Receive Forza Vitale’ articles
  • Access to online Parent Resource Center.
  • Free classified ad listings.
  • Supports Advocacy committee awareness and work on regulatory and legislative issues
  • Join and participate in OMA committees.

Click here for Organization Memberships ($75-100/year)