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Concordia History

Concordia History

Concordia History

Concordia History

Concordia History

Concordia History

Established 1973.

The Concordia School was founded by Jody Kresge, who envisioned a place where “children learn how to learn… learn how to live… and learn how to be accomplished in things of both the heart and mind.”

Jody held meetings in the community and found a dedicated group of parents who were excited to bring Montessori education to Concord. This same enthusiasm has continued in the families who participate in the life of the Concordia School today.

We have been in the same location for over 45 years, in houses that Jody and her father converted into a school. From the white picket fences to the flowers growing in the garden, we create a home-like environment for children.

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The Concordia School is committed to Montessori education. We have been verified by the American Montessori Society for adhering to the five core components of a Montessori program:

  1. Properly trained Montessori teachers

  2. Multi-age classrooms

  3. Use of Montessori materials

  4. Child-directed work

  5. Uninterrupted work time

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Jody Kresge, founder

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