You can study with us in beautiful Cambridge, MA – conveniently located near Boston, and the home of many of the most advanced educational institutes in the world. Rock and Roll Institute is an innovative adult learner center, offering courses in:
“Teaching music is not my main purpose. I want to make good citizens. If children hear fine music from the day of their birth and learn to play it, they develop sensitivity, discipline and endurance. They get a beautiful heart.”- Shinichi Suzuki
Come join our community of adult learners and ignite your passion for teaching, leading, and inspiring the future generation.
At Rock and Roll Institute, it is our desire to provide the highest level of education in early childhood, music, and the Montessori method, which advances the quality of early childcare programs and keeps us, as a training center on the front lines of education.
The accompanying practicum and internships at Rock and Roll Institute are designed to prepare adult learners to enter the field of early childhood education well prepared and informed about how to perform the functions of observing and caring for children, as well as curriculum planning and implementation.
Courses are available for Summer 2016. Please view our calendar for course dates and times.
Our outstanding faculty hail from leading Institutions such as Tufts University and the Longy School of Music, and hold expertise as musicians, clinicians, professors, and early childhood teachers and administrators.
Associate Professor, Tufts University; Ph.D., Stanford University
Director, Rock and Roll Institute
Masters of Education, Rutgers University
This is a fantastic program, with high emphasis on the unique aspect of the power of music in impacting the educational environment of young children.Chris V.
RRI instructors are insightful, intuitive coaches.
Their diverse backgrounds and experience have helped me reflect on my practices
as a teacher, administrator, and a parent.
I learned a lot from the training. I worked at a Montessori school over the summer before returning to college and I feel I have a better understanding of Montessori because of the training.Sarah K.
Since I have started working at Rock and Roll Montessori school I have learned numerous things about the Montessori way of teaching. I have learned about music and how it can help the children explore a different and very efficient and interesting way of learning. The children have learned and excelled tremendously in the 6 months that I have worked at this school.
I love coming to work knowing that I am helping and teaching these children. It gives me a great feeling. The stress management and mindfulness training was extremely helpful as well.
Rock and Roll Institute is the brain child of the Administration team at Rock and Roll Daycare (Now Rock and Roll Montessori School). Even with its quirks, it is an incredible instructional program for all Early Childhood educators who are looking to inspire playfulness and musical education into their classrooms, gain all necessary Montessori-based credentials for infant/Toddler certification, connect the mind and body, build professional identity and goals, prioritize in and outside of the classroom, and have fun!
It's an honor to participate in this inspired, ever-evolving curriculum.