Mission Statement

Clementine Montessori School (CMS) nurtures children to become confident, capable contributors in a diverse and ever-changing world. Founded in the philosophy of Dr. Maria Montessori, we inspire children to explore the world, appreciate differences, and embrace challenges. We recognize the uniqueness of each child, seek out the opportunities of our urban setting, and cultivate independence, social responsibility, environmental stewardship, and global citizenship.

Board of Trustees

Guided by Clementine Montessori’s mission statement, our Board of Trustees manages all fiscal responsibilities and strategically plans for the future of the school.

Erin Garvey

Board Co-Chair

Frank Konczakowski

Board Co-Chair

Evan Tindell


Waynetta Faust


Luis Dib


Nicole Strand


James Harris


Brendan McGrath


Marlene Lally

Head of School

Strategic Plan

A key role of the Board of Trustees is to help assure that Clementine Montessori School (CMS) continues to provide an excellent education and remain a school of choice for faculty and students.

Please click below to review a synopsis of our current Strategic Plan:

Clementine Montessori School’s Strategic Plan 2018-2021 Executive Summary