Muskegon Montessori Academy for Environmental Change


Muskegon Montessori Academy for Environmental Change (MMAEC) is a tuition-free kindergarten through eighth-grade public school. Tuition-based preschool is also offered.

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Now enrolling for the 2021/2022 school year!

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Muskegon Montessori Academy provides all children with the opportunities and resources to achieve academic success.

Teachers and administration are thoroughly trained in the Montessori Method and are committed to the Montessori education of every child. The curriculum is demanding, yet allows each student the chance to learn through self-directed pace and individual style.

Tips to address your child's pandemic worries

Tips to address your child’s pandemic worries

October 15, 2021
The nature of this pandemic has left some kids with a heightened sense of stress and anxiety while in-person learning at schools. Educators are hearing common concerns in the classroom pertaining to physical and social interactions. Students are facing amplified…

Welcome our new Head of School, Ashley Mullins!

August 18, 2021
Greetings MMAEC family! It is my pleasure to serve you as the school leader!  This is my eleventh year in education and my fifth year specifically in educational leadership. Prior to becoming principal, my leadership experiences included director of special…

Summer School Fun

June 16, 2021
Summer school is going well! Kindergarten and first graders made ice cream today! 6th and 7th graders made nature-based graphs and are working on a STEM challenge building structures. +6 199 People Reached 26 Engagements Boost Post 99

What Others Are Saying

”The Montessori practice of teaching children to respect other’s work, develop social skills within their peer group, and promote independent work helped our son to gain confidence and lifelong living skills.”

Steve and Laura Lutz

“Our discussions with other parents and teachers have unanimously concluded that those children that attend a Montessori school are ahead of their peers in their learning level, self sufficiency, leadership and self-guided learning and their sense of community and working together.”

A Montessori Parent


Upcoming Events

  1. No School-Staff PD

    November 1
  2. End of 1st Trimester

    November 19
  3. ½ Day 12:00 Dismissal

    November 24
  4. No School-Thanksgiving Break

    November 25 - November 26
  5. No School-Winter Break

    December 20, 2021 - January 2, 2022


The Board of Directors is scheduled to meet on the Fourth THURSDAY of each month at 6:00 PM. Meetings are held at Muskegon Montessori Academy for Environmental Change.

2950 Mc Cracken Street
Norton Shores, MI 49441


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