Picture of 3 MMAEC Students posing in the hallway with their favorite books.


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Picture of MMAEC Instructor and her student working with their favorite Montessori Materials in the classroom.


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Two MMAEC students posing outdoor for a picture in their winter gear.


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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.

A gorup of MMAEC 7th and 8th graders work in a group math lesson led by Ms. Amy.

Great Things I Noticed This Week – September 26

September 26, 2022
Group Collaborative Learning Many know that Montessori is a method of educating students based on self-directed activities, hands-on learning, and collaborative play. Throughout our classrooms at MMAEC, our students make creative choices in their learning, through age-appropriate activities/lessons. Both the…
MiMTSS Badge Award for a Bronze in School Reading Implementation and Impact

MMAEC Earned MTSS Awards for the 2021-2022 School Year

September 21, 2022
A Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) is a framework that schools across the state participate in, and consists of research-based strategies created to meet the specific needs of children. The goal is to assess and intervene with students early-on so…
Ms. Brenda completed her official NAMC training. Picture of her holding her certification in her classroom.

Great Things I Noticed This Week – September 19

September 19, 2022
Ms. Brenda completed her official North American Montessori Center training (NAMC). Being a former lawyer, Ms. Brenda is used to hard work, but on top of teaching all day, caring for her daughter, and spending time with her immediate family…

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



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


School Hours: 8:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Doors Open: 8:35 a.m. (students can enter and get breakfast if they choose)
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