Our Core Values
“Education should no longer be mostly imparting knowledge, but must take a new path, seeking the release of human potentials.”
-- Dr. Maria Montessori
Mindful Montessori is a diverse community of teachers, parents and children working together for the education of the child, utilizing the methods of Maria Montessori. We serve children ages 4 months -6 years, providing a rich learning environment based upon the belief that all children can reach their personal and academic potential. We believe that the genuine cooperation of parents, students and educators creates an effective, highly successful experience. By engaging with and applying our core values, we work to develop responsible and caring students who are self-motivated and who respect themselves, their peers and their surroundings.
- Education & Lifelong Learning
We believe the Montessori Method is the best educational model to achieve our learning goals. As a Montessori school, we value a thoughtful and well-prepared learning environment that is both purposeful and peaceful. A stimulating and nurturing environment should provide students with success and joy to become lifelong learners. We expect our teachers and leaders to be lifelong learners who share knowledge with and learn from our students, partners, and fellow employees.
Each person — student, teacher, leader, Board member, parent, and volunteer — who joins Mindful Montessori family belongs to a diverse group of students and adults that respects the child and each member of our community. Each person is expected to take responsibility for himself or herself and the group to contribute to its success.
We are honest and direct and we make every effort to do the right thing. Our community exists to serve children. We continually ask how we may better serve each child. The integrity of our decisions is based on the best interests of our students.
We respect our children and one another as members of the community. We value the uniqueness of each member of our community and recognize every person will have special needs at different times. Understanding a situation and responding require compassion and we will give it. We are human beings and we treat one another with kindness and dignity.
We strive to attain high standards of performance in everything we do to develop the maximum potential of every child and employee. The individual student is empowered to be a self-motivated, self-disciplined, and independent learner. Our employees are talented people who are giving their best and we work together to create an environment where others can do their best as well. We continually seek ways to improve.
We manage our business in a fiscally responsible way while upholding our commitment to providing quality Montessori education and to supporting our employees’ professional and personal growth.