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Montessori School Incorporated Of Western Pennsylvania

2379 Wyland Avenue
Allison Park, PA 15101

(412) 487-2700


Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Montessori

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"Western Pennsylvania Montessori School shall provide a safe, secure, and nurturing atmosphere in which each child may develop and grow emotionally, socially, intellectually, and physically by receiving a well-rounded experience based on Montessori Philosophy.

WPMS Values and Beliefs

We value actions that indicate a respect for self, others, and the environment.

We value activities and opportunities that cultivate a sense of connection and build community.

We strive to encourage a life-long love of learning.

We believe in encouraging a sense of order, concentration, independence and coordination.

We provide opportunities for experiences that promote the development of a child’s natural internal motivation.

We value the uniqueness of each individual because of the opportunity it provides to learn from one another.

We believe children develop at a unique rate and we work to meet each child at his/her own place.

We value activities that promote working through a process rather than emphasizing the end product.

We provide a well-rounded experience for the development of the child.

We believe in fostering the growth of internal discipline within each child.

We believe in developing higher order thinking skills and promoting the movement from concrete to more abstract thinking.

We believe in providing a safe and prepared environment.

Excerpted from the preschool's website