Authentic, non-public Montessori school (validated & approved through Maryland State Dpt. of Education) that nurtures infants and children through kindergarten-age students in a peaceful setting using an historical, scientifically-based educational method of learning based on Dr. Maria Montessori. The Founder/Head of School holds a Master's degree in Montessori Leadership from S.U., providing a healthy strengths-based focus that responds to each child's unique needs & periods of readiness within a supportive environment for children to build social, emotional, physical, creative and cognitive skills as an "education for life." Core values at Meadows Montessori include respect, relationships, equity, excellence and harmony. Allowing risk-taking within the guided framework of the mixed-age classroom areas of Practical Life, Sensorial, Language, Math, Science, Cultural/Cosmic education prepares the child to become independent stewards who build community on a micro- and macro-level.