The Council is the professional body that represents individual Montessorians within Southern Africa. The Council commits itself to working with similar bodies who represent Montessori schools and training organisations.

It is envisaged that the Council represents Montessori educators with the South African Council for Educators (SACE).

The Council is a registered NPC (Non Profit Company) and has a board of directors guiding its vision, mission, aims and objectives.

The Council shall establish both a Code of Professional Ethics as well as a Disciplinary Procedures in order to provide a framework through which all actions of the Council shall be based.