Delve into the history of MMA, meet our faculty and learn about our board.
Principal’s Message Welcome to Maria Montessori Academy. We are a community that cares deeply about education, children and families. We are so proud to offer an authentic Montessori education for children from preschool to Grade 12 within a family-like setting. Our small scale learning environment provides teachers the flexibility to personalize learning for each […]Read More
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 to the […]Read More
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 Convent. Angela […]Read More
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 student to […]Read More
The Board of the International Association of Progressive Montessorians is presently made up of 8 volunteer 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 implement these policies, […]Read More
Come Join the Team! Inclusive Education Co-ordinator (Senior School) POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting to the Principal of Maria Montessori Academy, the Inclusive Education Coordinator’s major responsibilities will include supporting high school students who need additional academic support, assisting in the development of IEPs, collaborating with teachers to track student progress, communicating with parents, and ensuring all […]Read More
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. She works as a classroom […]Read More