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Hands-On Montessori School

Nurturing independence, self-confidence, self-respect and creativity

Call us today 508-339-4667

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Why Hands-On Montessori

Hands-On Montessori School is a community of children, families and teachers dedicated to inspiring and nurturing the development of each student’s independence, self-confidence, self respect, and creativity, enabling each child to reach his/her full potential as a global citizen and life-long learner. Hands-On Montessori school facilitates this development by embracing the philosophy and methods of Dr. Maria Montessori in harmony with other developmentally appropriate, innovative teaching practices.

Emily Miller

Founder, Co Owner & Director

Emily Miller received her Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education from Bridgewater State College in 1990. She holds a Massachusetts Teaching Certificate (K-3), and continues her professional development by attending and participating in a variety of professional workshops, seminars and conferences for Montessori & Early Childhood Educators. She also furthers her professional development by observing classrooms in Montessori Schools throughout the United States. In 1995-96, she received her Montessori teacher training from Northeast Montessori Institute.  She is Director-2 certified by the MA Department of Early Education and Care.


In addition to teaching at King’s Wood Montessori School (where her own 2 children attended pre K & Kindergarten) from the fall of 1998 to the spring of 2003, she has taught preschool and kindergarten in both the public and private sector and has over 20 years of experience in small business management.


In September of 2003 Emily reached a long time personal and professional goal by opening the doors of Hands-On Montessori School to families from over 26 surrounding communities. She is an effective and passionate public speaker and a compassionate, nurturing teacher, parent supporter, and the mother of two grown boys.

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About Us

Hands-On Montessori School offers a comprehensive curriculum grounded in Montessori Pedagogy. The school offers a half-day Toddler Program for children ages 18 - 33 months, and a half-day Pre-School and Kindergarten program for children ages 2 years and 9 months to 6 years old. We also offer a full-day Kindergarten and Lower Elementary Program for children ages 4.9 years to 9 years old.

How to find us

Hands-On Montessori School
12 Creeden Street
Mansfield, Massachusetts 02048