South Carolina Montessori Alliance

Montessori in the News

SC Montessori Alliance Board of Directors

Montessori Education Week - February 23-March 1, 2014

SCMA will launch a video collection of Montessori programs throughout the state to commenorate the Montessori education practices across the state.

In honor of Montessori Education Week, Governor Haley will visit Coastal Montessori Charter School, South Carolina's 2nd Montessori Charter school but among many Montessori schools and even many among SC public Montessori schools! Montessori programs continue to flourish due to the parental demand for real choice and real individualized education! Governor's Proclamation (pdf)


Common Core Makes Common Sense Linda Wessel

East Cooper Montessori awarded Cool School of the Week

Megan Nordoff nominated as Good Magazine's Innovative Educator

Montessori is Way More than OK in Florence

East Cooper Montessori Charter School develops culture of independent students

S.C. national leader in public Montessori programs, new five-year study to look at effectiveness

ETV Presents...

Connections featuring Montessori Method

Look for Education
A series featuring Montessori Education on ETV Spotlight in Education

A basic overview of the Montessori approach and showcasing various public and private Montessori schools across the state. Watch the Video

Guests Barbara Ervin and Missy Sawyer discuss and analyze footage from Montessori classrooms. Watch the Video

More News

Karen Kuse anchor interview – A Different Way of Teaching

The Riley Institute at Furman University has been awarded a $370,000 grant from the Self Family Foundation of Greenwood to study the impact of Montessori education on public schools in South Carolina. Montessori Impact in SC

Montessori School Coming to Whitesville

Kristin Bohan featured on Carolina This Week Video

Coastal Montessori Charter School Gains Support

Montessori Gets a Middle School

Swanigan wins Charter Administrator of the Year Award

Montessori Schools Growing in South Carolina

Montessori education certification now an option for teachers in South Carolina

South Carolina’s Public Montessori Programs Got Their Start in Laurens

SC Promotes Montessori Schools

ECMCS Yearlong Project Impacts Charleston Community
read the story (pdf)

Adopting the Montessori Method
an editorial by John Moncure read the story (pdf)


The SCMA Board of Directors meets eight times per year to plan activities for the Alliance. Pictured (at right) at the April meeting, held at Five Oaks Academy in Simpsonville, are Dr. John Moncure, Barbara Ervin, Dr. Floyd Creech, Kathleen Trewella Grant, Dr. Nancy Thompson, Roger Pryor, and Beth Langley.

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