Delve into the history of MMA, meet our faculty and learn about our board.
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 who are […]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. […]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 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 implement these […]Read More
Maria Montessori Academy is a preschool through Grade 12 Montessori school located in the Gordon Head area of Victoria. We boast a thriving community of 300 learners and vibrant staff. We are currently seeking a Classroom Assistant to join our Senior School team (grades 9-12). The successful candidate would join a team of educators passionate […]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 […]Read More