UMA is licensed by the State of Washington – Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board. UMA is governed by strict State and Federal statutes and regulations, and licensed to provide Montessori Teacher Training and Certification, in the USA and worldwide. Since 1988. http://www.wtb.wa.gov
UMA is a member of Northwest Career Colleges Federation, the voice of private career colleges and schools. Legislators, agencies, and other policy makers turn to the NWCCF for input on higher education issues. http://nwcareercolleges.org
UMA is a member of Pacific Northwest Montessori Association, a catalyst for creating the united common voice required to advocate effectively for Montessori communities. http://pnma.org
UMA is an approved provider for Independent School Districts in the USA, to train charter and magnet school teachers for full certification in the Montessori method at the primary level.