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Elena Roser

The Montessori School for the Arts
Learning to Love Learning

Director/owner, Elena Roser, has an undergraduate degree from Florida State University in Philosophy and Religion and a Master of Early Education degree, with American Montessori Society credentials from Xavier University, Ohio.

Elena studied under such renowned Montessorians  as Hilda Rothschild and Nancy McCormick Ramsbush, who brought  the  Montessori Method to the United States, having studied directly with Dr. Maria Montessori in Europe

Elena co-teaches with a highly qualified early childhood professional, Ms. Barbara Ormsbee.


Professional Credentials & Affiliations

*Montessori Primary Credential,

American Montessori Society, 1976


*Florida State University, B.A., 1974

*American Montessori Society,

Life Member


*Xavier University, Master of Education

*National Association for Education of Young Children


*State of Florida, Advanced Level Director’s Credential

*Southern Early Childhood Association


*Associate Faculty, Northwest Florida State College

Early Childhood Education

*Early Childhood Association of Florida


*Phi Delta Kappa International

*Northwest Florida Association for the Education of Young Children



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We are a Florida VPK Provider.

Readiness Rate 100%

Children 4 years of age by Sept 1 are eligible for VPK



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