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