Delve into the history of MMA, meet our faculty and learn about our board.
Mission Statement From a foundation of empowerment, students of Maria Montessori Academy engage with the world thoughtfully, creatively and with a global sense of purpose. Guiding Principles We recognize each child as a unique individual. We provide a safe, nurturing, and welcoming community. We foster the personal and professional development of educational staff We value […]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! We are currently looking to expand our Teacher on Call list and are looking for qualified teachers for all ages (ECE and K-12). The successful candidate(s) should be flexible, able to collaborate and have a passion for working with young people. Montessori experience is an asset, but not a necessity. […]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. Alexandra Forman Alexandra Forman is excited to be part of the Maria Montessori Academy family. […]Read More