Many parents come to Mt. Lebanon Montessori because they’ve heard about our Montessori program. They’ve heard that our students become passionate, lifelong learners—and that it’s completely different from a traditional education where a teacher stands at the front of the classroom. Where did this revolutionary method come from?

A little over 100 years ago, however, an Italian doctor named Maria Montessori changed education forever when she proposed a revolutionary child-centered education model.

Who was Maria Montessori?

History of Montessori

History of Mt. Lebanon Montessori