Montessori Educational Centers offers authentic Montessori curriculum and holistic care for children from 6 weeks to 12 years of age at convenient locations throughout the Omaha metropolitan area.
Mid-America Montessori Teacher Training Institute offers accredited teacher training for those aspiring to become Montessori teachers for children from 0 – 12 years of age.
Montessori Educational Centers Inc. FAQ
Q: Montessori …what is it?
Montessori is a philosophy of education with the belief that each child learns within a social, emotional, physical and cognitive environment which supports and respects each individual’s unique development.
Q: What is the goal of Montessori education?
To help each child reach their fullest potential in all areas of life.
Q: Is Montessori for all children?
Yes. The whole self-directed, deliberately prepared learning environment and its constructive social climate supports each learner’s unique development.
Q: What are the advantages of a Montessori education vs. other approaches to education?
A Montessori education:
- Helps each child learn to make choices, manage time and think for oneself
- Allows the child to further progress and explore concrete concepts in depth
- Supports young people in developing into the adults that they someday will become
Q: Following Montessori education, will my child be able to transition into other educational settings?
Transitions into other educational settings are typically smooth as Montessori children have been allowed to develop self-confidence and know who they are. They usually become the leaders of the classroom.