Our Montessori Blog

Earth Day Celebration

Sunday, April 22, 2018 is Earth Day and we're having a party.  Come get your hands dirty, learn about our school, as well as conservation and other fun activities for everyone.  


Noon to 2 PM | Lions Park | Elk River, MN

We Will Be Hiring

We'll soon be actively searching for licensed teachers with Montessori training for our school.  If you know of anyone interested, you are welcome to let them know about us and have them send us a hello.  


If you're a licenced teacher looking for additional training in Montessori, we may have scholarships available!  Find out more about certification here: 

https://www.stkate.edu/academics/graduate-degrees/academic-programs/maed-am2

New Position Available!

We have a new opening for a board secretary. If you're interested in helping to make this NEW school a reality, please join us with your talents! Send a note to us today!

Grade Selection

At a special public board meeting in January 2018, it was determined that our school will begin with grades 1, 2, and 3 in it's first year.  As we grow there will be plans to expand.  Stay tuned for application directions and procedures. 

At the June Meeting

At the June, 2017 Board Meeting, the contract with ACNW as our authorizer was approved, and will be submitted to the charter authorizer.  Pictured is the board at this meeting.

We Are Authorized!

We've been approved by the Audubon Center of the North Woods, Charter School Division.    


Charter schools are open to all students and offer a unique educational program where students can expect to receive a quality education based on results. The primary purpose of charter schools in Minnesota is to improve learning achievement for all students and strive for the world’s best workforce.

For more information see the Minnesota Department of Education.