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Teacher Spotlight – Christine Cleary

Meet Christine Cleary!  Christine was a teacher in Grace Montessori School’s primary classroom before she became operations manager. In addition to her administrative roles, she is a substitute teacher for all classrooms. She joined the GMS team in 2009  but has been a teacher for 30 years and counting.  Christine

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Teacher Spotlight – Mamura Azizova

Mamura Azizova is a teacher in Grace Montessori’s Primary classroom. She has worked at Grace Montessori since 2019 but started her teaching career as a Kindergarten teacher in Uzbekistan in 1999.  Mamura knew from a young age that she wanted to be a teacher as it is a tradition in

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Keeping Our Students Safe at Grace Montessori

At Grace Montessori, student safety is our number one priority. From fire drills to abuse prevention, our staff receives the training required to ensure a safe and stable learning environment for our students. Grace Montessori staff and educators receive safety training from the PA Department of Human Services. In addition,

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Grace Montessori School Celebrates 30 Years of Lifelong Learning

This academic year, Grace Montessori School (GMS) is celebrating 30 years of providing Montessori education to children of all economic, racial, ethnic, religious, and social backgrounds. The private school was established by the vestry of Grace Episcopal Church at 5th and Linden Streets in Allentown in 1992 as a nonprofit

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Implementing Montessori Into Your Child’s Life Without Breaking the Bank

Are you intimidated by Montessori materials or concerned that you should own specific, expensive items to implement Montessori at home? Don’t fret! Montessori is designed to teach children independence and guide them in their development, and though certain materials can be beneficial for some children, they are not required. After

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Grace Montessori School Provides New Summer Reading Program for Select Students

Grace Montessori School (GMS) in Allentown, Pennsylvania, is a richly diverse school committed to the philosophy of Dr. Maria Montessori. The school strives to educate children cognitively, spiritually, and physically in classroom environments that are inviting and well-equipped with developmentally designed materials.​​ Through their new fully-funded Multisensory Summer Reading Program,

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How to Integrate Montessori into Your Home

Montessori is a method of education that is based on self-directed activity, hands-on learning, and collaborative play. At Grace Montessori, our classrooms are beautifully crafted environments designed to meet the needs of our students’ active minds. We acknowledge that each space a child enters permits them to absorb the world around

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Employee Spotlight – Diane Cimorelli

Diane Cimorelli is Grace Montessori’s business director and proud member of the Grace Montessori family.  Diane’s educational career prepared her to become the dependable and efficient administrator that she is today. She holds an associate degree in interdisciplinary studies, a bachelor in business, management, and economics, a graduate certificate in

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Teacher Spotlight – Miss Sabrina

Miss Sabrina is a beloved primary curriculum teacher at Grace Montessori School. After graduating from Lehigh Carbon Community College with a certification in Early Childhood Education, Sabrina decided to pursue a career in Montessori education and went on to complete several Montessori certification courses. Eleven years into her now 16-year-long

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Alumni Highlight – Amelia Tuerk

Grace Montessori School’s education encourages students to embrace their individuality and make creative choices in their learning. For Amelia Tuerk, her journey is filled with self-directed creativity, a foundation that she acquired as a Grace Montessori student. Amelia is currently a senior at Lehigh Valley Charter School for the Arts

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