There is no other human being like your child, who was born with specific abilities, talents and interests; so why should their education be one size fits all? A Montessori education facilitates the development of your child into a happy, independent, and responsible young adult who continues to pursue knowledge beyond the classroom.
Montessori empowers your child to learn at his or her own pace, imparting valuable life skills such as motivation and self-discipline, decision making and problem solving, and developing critical thinking skills. In addition to presenting academic studies, a Montessori education facilitates key social skills such as communication, compassion, conflict resolution and the ability to adapt to a changing world.
Today’s Montessori students are tomorrow’s leaders and innovators!
Contact our Advancement Office at (815) 741-4180, ext. 17, to
"A Morning at Montessori"
You and your child are invited to join us for a morning of fun and exploration. Our gifted and experienced faculty will nurture your child as they present Montessori lessons and familiarize your child with the Montessori classroom.
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Beth Spesia, JMS Class of ’06
What classes and activities are you involved in?I am currently at the University of Notre Dame and am planning on majoring in the Program of Liberal studies, which is focused on the Great Books in philosophy, theology, and literature in the Western canon. I am planning on having a supplementary major in Peace Studies with a minor in International Development. I'm a member of the International Development Research Council with a focus on historical and current events and issues in Africa.
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