Parent Night

Fall is around the corner and our 1st day of school at Maple Tree Montessori academy is coming soon. Our teachers are busy getting everything ready for their students. We have moved our Elementary classrooms, cleaned, sorted and organized our Montessori materials, and bought our supplies. Maple Tree is nearly ready for the 2011 / 2012 …Read More

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Maria Montessori, Bill Millett and Early Childhood Education

Concerned residents of Livingston County were recently told that investment in Early Childhood education is crucial to a strong, healthy adult, a competitive workforce and prosperous United States and an innovative world.  At the Bill Millett  presentatation, which included Early Childhood educators and supporters and also members of the Brighton and Howell area business communities, we …Read More

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Stewards of Children

Maple Tree Montessori Academy will be hosting the Child Abuse Prevention Council of Livingston County’s very important workshop “Stewards of Children” This crucial event is open to all parents, grandparents and caregivers of children. The workshop addresses the sensitive issues of child abuse and the fact that it is not likely to be committed by …Read More

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Enrollment Update

Wow…After an amazing year, starting with two new teachers (new to MTMA, but not to Montessori or to education) I am delighted to announce that our Fall enrollment for our Elementary program has nearly doubled over last year. Ms. Hema and Mr. Kyle have dramatically improved the quality of our Elementary Montessori school and of …Read More

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Power of One Celebration April 29th

Join Maple Tree Montessori in supporting the Child Abuse Prevention Council of Livingston County on Friday, April 29th from 5:30 to 8:30 pm. The Power of One Celebration is an excellent evening with hors d’oeurvers, music, raffles and auctions as well as the presentation of the 2011 Champion for Children Award. Join us at the …Read More

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Hot Topics with Dr. Mo

On Saturday, April 30th at 1:00 Maple Tree Montessori Academy in Brighton will be hosting a wonderful parent event…”Hot Topics in Children’s Health” with Dr. Mo. This event is free of charge and open to the public. Dr. Mo is the Medical Director of Dr. MoPediatric Center in Brighton, MI. He will be at our …Read More

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Capable Kids Parenting Class

Maple Tree Montessori Academy is pleased to offer an outstanding parenting class “Capable Kids” presented by the Women’s Resource Center of Livingston County. This class will be presented in 3 parts…4/19 – Brain Development, 4/26 – Attachment, and 5/3 – Self Regulation. All will be held at MTMA from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. These …Read More

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Thinking About Private Elementary School?

Many school districts in Livingston County are preparing for another year of budget cuts and adjustments to allow for the declining enrollment of students and therefore, declining income levels. This is a cause for concern as many parents are reflecting on the possible effects of larger class sizes and changes in student / teacher ratios. …Read More

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Holiday Events

This past week has been very busy with Holiday Events at Maple Tree Montessori. Our school Drama class had a wonderful performance on Tuesday, December 14th at the Hartland Music Hall. Cara and The Dreamtime Tapestry was written and directed by Aric Liljegren, our Drama teacher. The show was wonderful!!! We also enjoyed performances by …Read More

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