INPIRING THE YOUNG

Montessori Education

Montessori is a method of education that is based on self-directed activity, hands-on learning and collaborative play. In Montessori classrooms children make creative choices in their learning, while the classroom and the teacher offer age-appropriate activities to guide the process.

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LEARNING & GROWING

Pre-Kindergartner

Enroll your Pre-Kindergartner in our Montessori VPK program. Spots are filling up quickly so call today!


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LEARNING ABOUT THE WORLD

Summercamp Program

We are enrolling students for a fantastically fun Summer Camp program. Enroll your child today!

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WHAT CAN WE OFFER YOUR CHILD

Our Activities & Programs








Healthy food

Your child will eat healthy and nutritious meals.



Learning

Children are ready to learn at an early age. Your child will be immersed in Montessori style teaching that will allow them to flourish.



Arts & Crafts

Children learn through action, and activity. Your child will be immersed in creative acts that will cause your child to think in greater ways.




Field Trips

From time to time, your child will go on field trips that engage and enact the mind to bigger thinking.



Montessori

In Montessori classrooms children make creative choices in their learning, while the classroom and the teacher offer age-appropriate activities to guide the process.



Music & Dance

We will soon be offering Dance & Music classes as an additional service to our Montessori children.




Full day child care


Lots of toys


Professional Staff


Books & Education

WHO WILL TAKE CARE OF YOUR CHILD

Our Teachers & Staff




LEAD TEACHER

Mary Cherion


Mary has over 26 years of Preschool experience and loves to prepare children for the big leap into Kindergarten. What she loves most about her job is working with young minds and guiding them into their new ventures.





TEACHER ASSISTANT

Candace Rathje


Candace comes from a lifetime of childcare experience, whether its taking in family members in need or working in a professional, licensed center. Candace loves to help children learn and truly cares about their happiness and well-being. What she loves most is the smiles and laughter she gets all day!





TEACHER ASSISTANT

Zoey Segriff



Zoey is an energetic, loving Teachers Assistant who has been in childcare for 3 years. She enjoys the atmosphere of a classroom full of children and her favorite part of the job is getting so many hugs!





DIRECTOR

Diana Pagan



Diana is the owner and Director of Precious Moments Montessori and has a Bachelors Degree in History from SUNY New Paltz, plus core coursework in early childhood education. What she loves most about her job is all the warm hugs she gets!





LEAD TEACHER

Cristin Stansbury


Cristin comes with 9 years of experience in a Preschool setting. She has early childhood education and absolutely loves the funny things kids say!


























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HAPPY CHILDREN & PARENTS

What do they say about us?



  • Teacher Comments
  • Parent Comments
  • Kids Comments
Teacher Comments

When the leadership and staff care it shows. Precious Moments Montessori Preschool Rocks. – Ms. Julie

Parent Comments

Great environment – We are so thankful to have found an amazing preschool and daycare! – Julie L.

Kids Comments

I love the playground the most! It has all the toys that I want to play on.

Precious Moments Montessori Pre-school rocks! I love seeing how much my child learns and grows every day at this school. Finding a place that really cares about my child has been a dream come true.

Julie Watson

Single mom

I would recommend anyone who is looking for quality early childhood education that focuses on proven Montessori educational techniques to enroll their child at Precious Moments Preschool. Our caring and attentive staff love nothing more than to care for and engage with your precious little ones.

Emma Davidson

Mom of two kindergarden kids