About White Oaks Montessori

A Montessori education is one of the greatest gifts you can give your child…

Everyone is trying to find the “right” school for their children.

White Oaks Montessori School is a fully accredited CCMA school (Canadian Council of Montessori Administrators). The CCMA is the unified, national authority that ensures the integrity, high standards and excellence in Montessori education.

As an accredited member of the CCMA, our school meets the following criteria:

  • Licensed by the appropriate Provincial licensing authority.
  • Directors/Directress(es) with age-appropriate diplomas from an AMI (Association Montessori Internationale) MACTE (Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education) accredited teacher training institute.
  • Abide by the CCMA code of ethics.
  • Each classroom has at least one teacher with a recognized age-appropriate Montessori Teaching Certificate issued by a MACTE accredited or AMI teacher-training program, or any other teacher training program that may be recognized by the CCMA.
  • Each classroom has a “Full Range” of Montessori materials.
  • Each classroom has 3 year multi-age groupings (i.e. 3-6, 6-9, 9-12)
  • Programs for children 3-6 years of age require attendance five days per week.
  • Students are admitted to programs at an appropriate age level consistent with Montessori principles (typically not after the year in which the child turns 4 years of age).
  • All relevant requirements for local Building, Health & Safety, and Fire codes.
  • Carry liability insurance.
  • Guided by the educational philosophy of Dr. Maria Montessori.
  • Abide by the CCMA Code of Ethics.
  • Successful completion of the Accreditation process, including a comprehensive review of the policies, standards and practices of the school, by a CCMA Accreditation Review team.