"The greatest sign of success for a teacher...is to be able to say, the
children are now working as if I did not exist."
- Dr. Maria Montessori
to prepare teachers to
facilitate in children a
self-confidence that encourages
inquisitiveness, initiative, independence and joy in learning.
to foster the development of caring, respectful individuals
who will have a positive influence on
the world throughout
Virginia Center for Montessori Studies is a two-year program designed for
continuous support, guidance and coaching throughout the academic and
knowledge in theory, teaching method and program, and curriculum prior
to first year of student teaching.
Weekend Seminars: Curriculum
and teaching method instruction completed over the two year program.
Mary MacIntosh and Michele Mohar, Directors