who we are
Paloma and Emma are a passionate mother-daughter duo who have an extensive understanding of all things Montessori. Paloma has been involved in Montessori for over 38 years and holds AMS Early Childhood and Elementary credentials. She has served on countless AMS committees and founded Monarch Bay Montessori Academy, an exemplary Montessori school serving children for 20 years. Emma started her Montessori journey as an eight week old in a sling while Paloma taught – a true product of Montessori education! She later earned her Bachelor’s and Early Childhood Credential as well as a Masters in Leadership Development. They founded Montessorita to further Montessori Teacher Academy and offer services to benefit the greater Montessori community. Their shared passion and creativity make them an inspiring duo.
what we do
Montessorita is committed to advancing the Montessori movement by providing adults with the tools and support they need to reach their fullest potential, deeply rooted in Montessori philosophy. Montessorita is dedicated to creating a future where all children have access to high-quality Montessori classrooms, led by trained and passionate Montessori teachers, and supported by Montessori inspired homes. We believe in the power of Montessori to transform the future by providing children with opportunities to develop into the change makers they are. Together, we are creating a brighter future!