“Education is a natural process carried out by the child and is not acquired by listening to words but by experiences in the environment.”
Tammy Kephart – Owner Director/Lead Teacher, has a master’s degree in Early Childhood and Montessori Education. She has her bachelor’s degree in physical Education. Tammy is certified with the American Montessori Society and she has owned OKC Montessori since 1994. She has been teaching children in individual or group instruction for the past twenty years. Her background in physical education helps in fostering children’s gross and fine motor skills both inside and outside the classroom.
All lead teachers employed at OKC Montessori are certified through the American Montessori Society (AMS). Certification involves thirty graduate hours of Montessori training and one year of internship with a certified Montessori teacher. The assistant teachers must have a minimum of a four-year degree, preferably in early childhood education. All teachers have a sincere and dedicated commitment to children and their academic success, which is the backbone of the Montessori commitment as well.