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Delve into the history of MMA, meet our faculty and learn about our board.

Welcome

Welcome   Our mission: “Maria Montessori Academy is dedicated to providing a comprehensive Montessori education that facilitates the development of the whole child.” Maria Montessori Academy provides an exceptional  education for children from preschool – grade 12 All of our staff are committed to helping our students grow to be flexible and creative problem solvers…

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Why

Why   A common question that families interested in our school ask is “why choose Montessori?”  As you embark and what is arguably the biggest decision of your son or daughter’s life thus far, we understand it is important that you have a complete understanding of our educational philosophy.   Montessori moves from the concrete…

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History

History   The International Association of Progressive Montessorians (IAPM) was founded by Angela Martin of Spain.  Angela was born in Spain and later travelled to England to continue her studies.  There, Angela encountered the methods and philosophy of Dr. Maria Montessori.  A gifted student and teacher, Angela used the Montessori approach to education at the…

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Faculty

Faculty   All of our classroom teachers are BC Certified teachers with Montessori certification.  Our specialty subject teachers are all BC Certified teachers with background knowledge in Montessori philosophy.  In our preschool/Kindergarten classrooms, our teachers all have their Early Childhood Education certification as well as teaching credentials through the provincial regulating bodies. We boast low…

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Board

Board   The Board of the International  Association of Progressive Montessorians is presently made up of 8 volunteers of professionals, called Directors.The Directors are elected for two-year terms and meet once a month. As laid out by the School Act, the Board sets policies for the operation of the school, hires the school administration to…

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Careers

Careers   Maria Montessori Academy fosters a wonderful working environment.  As an educator, it is important to have both the support and the freedom to teach with passion.     ECE Director/Directress This is a yearlong contract taking over a maternity leave.  The successful candidate would join a Montessori Directress and a Classroom assistant in…

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Rentals

Rentals   Maria Montessori Academy is pleased to offer after hours access to our facility to the Victoria community.  Our basic rate is $60/hour and enquiries can be made through the main office.   Please contact us here for more details.

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Support Staff

Support Staff   We have an amazing team of support staff;  including a counsellor and classroom assistants.  Our classroom assistants all have a solid foundation of Montessori knowledge, enabling them to assist in the Montessori environment.   Please see our full support staff list below.   Alex Garneaux Alex Garneaux has worked at MMA since 2014.…

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