Our Elementary students arrive at Nature's Classroom!
A fall teambuilding outing ...
Time in the Donna Franca Franzaroli Family Library & Resource Center
Our Lower Elementary students enjoying their first story of the year
Mark your calendars for the fall festival on October 26th!
Happy Fall!
"Education is a natural process carried out by the child and is not acquired by listening to words but by experiences in the environment."
Located in Newton Centre, NMS is a warm and nurturing community serving over 200 students from 15 months through Grade 6.
Newton Montessori School is pleased to announce that we are a fully accredited institution with the American Montessori Society (AMS). This accreditation is the culmination of a multi-year joint accreditation process with AMS and the Association of Independent Schools of New England (AISNE), which granted NMS full accreditation this past spring.
Newton Montessori School is delighted to welcome Beth Black as Head of School, effective July 1, 2013. Beth brings tremendous experience as an educator and administrator, as well as a deep commitment to and passion for the Montessori philosophy. In addition to her vast professional qualifications, her energy, warmth, and sense of humor made her the clear choice as the next leader of NMS.

Beth is a strong advocate for Montessori education through her own experiences as a child, as well as the values she has come to hold after many years working and teaching in a variety of educational settings. She believes “that real learning happens when connections are made not only in the brain, but in the heart. A child who feels safe, valued, and free to explore is able to learn and grow at a deep, spiritual level. He or she can find joy in striving, recognize mistakes as learning opportunities, and integrate abstract thinking with practical life lessons.”
Prior to joining Newton Montessori School, Beth was the Director of Enrollment and Marketing at Lake Forest Country Day School, a Pre-K through Grade 8 independent school outside of Chicago. Prior to that, she was the Director of Development for Chiaravalle Montessori School, as well as a founding administrator of the Conserve School in Wisconsin. Beth has completed Montessori coursework, led a faculty committee in completing the self-study for AMS reaccreditation, presented a curriculum workshop at the national AMS conference, and even inspired an HBO producer to feature a clip of Upper Elementary students in a made-for-television poetry special!

Please join us in welcoming Beth to the NMS community!
Following a rigorous two-year review process, Newton Montessori School is pleased to announce that it has received full accreditation standing from the Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE).