SMA is hosting its first Fundraiser

invitebothSouthwest Montessori Academy is thrilled to announce it is going to host its first fundraiser. This is an exciting time for growth at our school. SMA opened its doors in 2013 with 8 children and is projected to have 40 Read the rest

Bringing Montessori Home

Register now for the free “Bringing Montessori Home” parent workshop on Saturday, April 16th from 9:30-11.
Our teachers will guide you through a hands-on experience so you can prepare your home environment to be more child-friendly and help your child Read the rest

Why Practical Life?


Some of the activities in this area include self-care, care of the environment and use of household utensils. There are numerous benefits to children repetitively practicing in this area.

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Observation – The Montessori Assessment tool

As Montessori teachers we are often asked about a child’s progress especially when there are few papers and no tests. Our evaluation of a child’s ability and development come from a keen sense of observation.

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Positive Discipline Classes

We are offering a 6 week course on Parenting the Positive Discipline Way. As parents we all struggle at times with the behavior of children. Join us a we learn to develop a stronger relationship based on mutual respect, belonging, Read the rest

New School Year

Welcome to the 2015-2016 school year! I am thrilled to be starting our third year at Southwest Montessori Academy. This year we begin our second classroom. Jessie has finished her Montessori training under the guidance of Karrin. I want to Read the rest

Now Enrolling for Fall 2015

We are now enrolling for the 2015-2016 school year. Please join us for one of our open houses or call schedule a tour and see what we we can do to enrich and nurture the development of preschoolers and kindergarteners.

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