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Montessori Stepping Stones

We are a private school located in the metropolitan Detroit area. Our mission is to create a positive, success-based, Montessori environment in which students, parents, and staff thrive. By clicking on the titles below, you will learn more about Montessori Stepping Stones – Our School, Our Staff, Our Campus, Contact Us, Tours, and Location.

Remember to request a tour of our facilities, or if you need more information we are always available to answer any questions you may have.

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About Us

Learn more about Montessori Stepping Stones by clicking on the green tabs below. It is our hope that you’ll find the content informative, helpful and refreshing while in the process of choosing a school for your child.

Our School

Welcome to Montessori Stepping Stones, a private school located in metro Detroit. We have been committed to providing a genuine Montessori program for over 30 years based on the philosophy and methods of Dr. Maria Montessori.

Founded in 1984, Montessori Stepping Stones is a school for children, it is our mission to create a positive, success-based, Montessori environment in which students, parents, and staff thrive.

Why should you choose Montessori Stepping Stones for your child’s education?

• We run a genuine, quality Montessori program in a warm and encouraging environment.

• Our staff are nurturing, dedicated teachers in a stimulating, child-centered classroom that fosters independence, self-esteem, responsibility, self-motivation, and academic competency.

• We assist your child in learning that they’re intelligent, capable, independent, and hard-working.

• He/she will understand that he/she is liked by others, worthy of love, and deserving of respect.

• You can count on constant positive experiences for your child through challenging curriculum for areas in which they excel, and close guidance for areas in which they may need more assistance.

• Your child will be genuinely respected by the teachers in a peaceful atmosphere where children treat each other in the same respectful manner.

• Your child will be recognized as a unique individual who can work their way through our remarkable curriculum as they master it.

• Most importantly, you can be confident that your investment in these earliest years will have a wonderful and significant influence for your child that will last right into adulthood.

Our Staff

The staff of Montessori Stepping Stones is highly qualified and experienced. All of our lead teachers have achieved their Montessori Certification, and most of our assistant teachers are currently interning while working toward certification. In addition to AMS training & certification, all of our teachers are prepared through our own Montessori training program.

The teachers at Montessori Stepping Stones also hold varied degrees, such as: Early Childhood Development, Elementary Education, Science, Special Education, Human Services, and Music. All of our teachers bring something special to each classroom and our school. From year to year, the bond your children build with our consistent staff will grow at Montessori Stepping Stones.

Our Campus

The Montessori Stepping Stones campus encompasses three buildings, connected via walkway, with over 9,000 square feet of classroom space:

  • Building one (our main building) is located at 174 Cass Ave. This building houses the elementary program, our 500 volume library, one of our preschool/kindergarten
    classrooms (with before-care/aftercare
    ), our middle school classrooms,
    as well as our school office.
  • Building two is located on the east side of the main building in the First Presbyterian Church (no religious affiliation), at 168 Cass Ave. This building includes two of our primary classrooms (preschool and kindergarten), along with our auditorium, which is used for indoor play and musical performances.
  • Building three is located on the west side of the main building, at 178 Cass Ave. This building encompasses our infant/toddler program, where all three classrooms were redesigned specifically for the infant and toddler rooms.

Outside on Campus:

  • All three buildings are attached by walkways (one of which is covered).
  • Our beautiful botanical garden surrounds the main building and expands to the land behind it. The gardens were planted specifically to accommodate the Montessori Botany Curriculum.
  • The multi-age group playground is located near the primary classrooms and contains equipment designed for 3 to 6-year-olds and 6 to 12-year-old children.

The infant/toddler playground is located directly behind the infant/toddler building, with direct access through the back doors. This play area is set up for children from birth to three years.

Contact Us/Location
Montessori Stepping Stones

Address: 174 Cass Ave., Mount Clemens, MI 48043  (Click on the link for a Google map and directions to our school)

Phone Number: 586-465-4260

Email: info@montessoristeppingstones.com

 

LOCATION

The Montessori Stepping Stones campus encompasses three buildings, connected via walkway, with over 9,000 square feet of classroom space:

  • Building One: (our main building) is located at 174 Cass Ave.
  • Building Two: is located on the east side of the main building in the First Presbyterian Church (no religious affiliation), at 168 Cass Ave.
  • Building Three: is located on the west side of the main building, at 178 Cass Ave.MSS_Map

Request a Tour

We are always happy to provide a guided tour of our wonderful facilities. Our staff will answer any inquiry you may have regarding our school, and can provide an admissions application for you. Montessori Stepping Stones has over 31 years of providing excellent education and care.

Using the form below, please submit your request for a tour, or feel free to leave us a message with any questions or information that you feel would be helpful to us in serving your needs… Thank you!

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