About SCMA

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Our Values

The South Carolina Montessori Alliance is a non-profit leadership organization of individuals representing public and private schools. South Carolina Montessori Alliance is dedicated to serving children by:

  • Advocating an authentic Montessori approach to education;
  • Adhering to the principals and philosophy of Maria Montessori;
  • Seeking public recognition of Montessori as a proven educational approach;
  • Promoting Montessori educational research:
  • Supporting professional development among Montessorians;
  • Ensuring equitable treatment for public and private Montessori educators;
  • Building mutually beneficial relationships among Montessori, business legislative groups, and other communities;
  • Fostering increased opportunities for teacher preparation and certification; and thereby
  • Expanding the availability of Montessori education for all children.

Contact SCMA if we can assist your school or Montessori organization to further the goals listed above.



“The child is truly a miraculous being, and this should be felt deeply by the educator.”

—Maria Montessori