Experience the Montessori Difference!
3523 South Poplar Street (behind Mike Anderson Dodge)
Open Enrollment for 2014-15 begins in March!
Give your child the opportunity to hold the World in his/her hands!
Space is limited, Call for a tour today!
Mrs.Laura Reiter Smith- (School Director/Head Montessori Teacher)
Laura attended a Montessori Preschool/ Kindergarten Program as a young child. Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio where she attended and graduated from The Summit Country Day School. Laura brings a dedication and commitment to the school with a combination of Montessori training and early childhood experience. She has received a Bachelor of Science in Child Development from Michigan State University and a Master of Education with a Major in Montessori Education from Xavier University. She has also completed 120 hours of training through North American Montessori Center. Laura has taught at 3 Montessori preschools, and has also taught First Grade at a very reputable and prestigious private, Catholic, Independent School in Cincinnati , Ohio . Laura is a lifetime member of the American Montessori Society as well as a Member of United Montessori Schools of Indiana (UMSI). She is a member of the Early Childhood Coallition of Grant County under the supervision of Family Services Society's, Connie Rose. Laura and her family are also members of God's House Church in Marion, Indiana. She is a PHI MU Sorority Alumni (Delta NU) from MSU as well. Laura has also taught Early Childhood as an adjunct Professor at Ivy Tech in Marion, Indiana.
Laura holds an Indiana State teaching license teacher Pre K-K and K-8th grades. She moved to Marion eight years ago and has 4 children of her own; Ellie (13 years), Thompson (11 years),Weston (9 years) and Sydnie Grace (3 years). She is married to Nathan Smith whom also has a daughter, Natalie (age 11). She was also in Montessori as well.
I love being an Educator!!!!!