"The only way to change the world is through education."
~ Maria Montessori
The Montessori Mission
Leelanau Montessori Public School Academy nurtures the whole child in a Montessori prepared environment based on respect, individuality, a love of learning, and freedom with responsibility.
The Montessori Philosophy
Developmentally-based, multi-year curriculum
Educates the whole child
Child-centered approach, self-paced and directed
Collaborative work through:
sense of purpose
Non-competitive, process oriented learning
Practices freedom with responsibility
Didactic (self-correcting) materials guiding the child from concrete to abstract
Montessori certified staff