Montessori Education Society of Savannah


Register Today for the Georgia Public Montessori Colloquium in Savannah!

The Georgia Public Montessori Colloquium will be held September 22-23 right here in Savannah. This year’s colloquium is open to people associated with Montessori Partnerships for Georgia and its network schools and districts. Help us strengthen Montessori in Georgia! Click HERE to register.

 Holiday Photo Shoot Fundraiser

The always-popular annual MESS Holiday Photo Shoot fundraiser is back! Fabulous Savannah photographers John Alexander, Jocelyn Larson, Yanir Yakabovits, and Jamie Weaver will take professional photos of your family just in time for holiday card season. For $100, you will own digital copies of ALL of the photos taken during the shoot and 100% of the proceeds go to support MESS. This is a great opportunity but space is limited so sign up now! The photo session dates are October 19 & 20 and October 26 & 27.


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About MESS

The Montessori Education Society of Savannah (MESS) is dedicated to the promotion and advancement of Montessori methods, principles, and education in Savannah, Georgia and the surrounding areas.

By supporting increased awareness, understanding, and quality of Montessori education, the Savannah area will have a greater appreciation of the value that Montessori education brings to the community at large. Local students and teachers at Montessori institutions will benefit from an authentic Montessori experience and will in turn share those benefits with the broader community.

Core Values
We embrace the Montessori method of education developed by Dr. Maria Montessori in Italy at the turn of the 20th century. The method is based on children’s natural development and encourages growth of the whole individual – intellectually, socially, spiritually, and physically.

We believe in empowering teachers by giving them the resources they need to lead their Montessori classrooms as guiding Directors.  This empowerment further enhances their interaction with children and adults community-wide.

We embrace the unique ideas, interests and skills of each student. The brilliance of each individual learner adds great value to his or her community.

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