Central Coast Montessori School: Case Study

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Central Coast Montessori School (CCM) has been in business for over 17 years and is ready to expand. Over the last 17 years hundreds of kids have passed through the doors of CCM and gone onto do great things with our first graduating kindergarten class now graduating from College. CCM offers an educational program rich, individualized academic environment which promotes independence and optimum scholastic achievement. Currently CCM is located in one location in Morro Bay California. We are one of two full time preschools in the immediate area, serving a local population of roughly 10,000 residents. Enrolled students are currently maxed out with our given limitations on size and state code. Operations are owned and Directed by Laurie Holcomb, a certified American Montessori Society (AMS) facility operator with over 30 years of experience in the Montessori Method. The location is also staffed with Montessori trained teachers who offer a very intimate 1-8 teacher student ratio, providing a close and personal learning environment. Montessori programs are much more than your typical daycare program.…show more content…
(AMS, 2015) CCM is more than a daycare, Montessori student learn to think critically, work collaboratively, and act boldly. These are skill sets necessary for the 21st century. (AMS, 2015) CCM vision and mission is to continue to expand on the goal of Maria Montessori, “Montessori education is to foster a child’s natural inclination to learn. Montessori teachers guide rather than instruct, linking each student with activities that meet his interests, needs, and development level.” (AMS, 2015) Our strategy for growth would be regional, local areas with a population consisting of young families in need of professional preschool
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