Welcome!

The Juneau Montessori School (JMS) has been enriching the lives of Juneau families since 1985

What is Montessori?

Philosophy and Objectives The internationally known “Montessori Method” is based on the idea that education is an aid to life.

What we offer

Our school offers toddler to kindergarten programs serving children ages 18 months to 6 years of age.

The Juneau Montessori School (JMS) has been enriching the lives of Juneau families since 1985. We are a private, tuition-based non-profit school with a Board of Directors. Our school offers toddler to kindergarten programs serving children ages 18 months to 6 years of age. We employ the philosophy and teaching methods developed by Dr. Maria Montessori (1870-1952). JMS is a recognized school of the Association Montessori Internationale and an Alaska State Licensed childcare facility.

OUR MISSION

To help every child to reach their full potential through a Montessori education.

OUR VISION

To positively shape the future by cultivating the next generation of inquisitive, independent, socially responsible young citizens.

OUR VALUES

– Safe, peaceful environments for children

– Implementation of an accredited Association Montessori Internationale program

– Diversity

– Developmentally appropriate and culturally enriching practices

– Engaged children, parents, guardians, teachers, administrators, board members, and local community

services-accreditationAmerican Montessori Internationale

www.amiusa.org

“The Association Montessori International/USA (AMI/USA) is a national non-profit organization that upholds Dr. Maria Montessori’s original vision. As the Primary Operational Affiliate of the Association Montessori Internationale in the United States, AMI/USA oversees the school recognition and consultation program, conferences and events, the MES FUND, INC. and individual membership opportunities. AMI/USA supports the work of AMI training centers, Montessori parents, teachers, administrators, and schools.”