DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. – Dearborn Heights Montessori Center (DHMC) invites parents of toddlers through middle school students to attend an Open House from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 16, 2012. The school, which serves children from 18 months through eighth grade, is located at 466 N. John Daly in Dearborn Heights.
Following the Open House, families and prospective parents interested in receiving more details about Montessori education and the different levels available at DHMC are also welcome to attend for an informative Parent Meeting from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Teachers will explain programs and answer questions about Extended Day kindergarten, lower and upper elementary, and middle school.
“Our teachers will also be giving tours and answering questions during the Open House, including information about our toddler program that was introduced in 2010,” said Laura Springer, admissions director.
DHMC’s Montessori toddler program is specially designed to meet the developmental needs of this age group within a supportive and nurturing environment.
Children are welcome to accompany parents to the Open House, and light refreshments will be served. Child care will be available during the parent meeting.
As an independent non-profit educational community, DHMC provides an individualized learning experience, enabling each child from pre-school through eighth grade to reach his or her potential. Respect for children, a strong commitment to non-violence, and a deep belief in the value of education are all principles upon which the school functions.
In addition to toddler, preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school programs, DHMC provides before and after school day care. The school also offers a theme-based summer program that includes daily math and language, art, physical education and technology, and lots of arts and crafts, picnics, outdoor time, music, stories, games and field trips.
For additional information about the February Open House and programs available at Dearborn Heights Montessori Center, call 313-359-3000 or visit www.dhmontessori.org.
About Dearborn Heights Montessori Center
Dearborn Heights Montessori Center (DHMC) is a non-profit educational community founded in 1972. Celebrating its 40th anniversary year, DHMC is the largest and longest-established Montessori school in western Wayne County. Programs include toddler, preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school as well as summer programs and academic tutoring. Day care and latchkey are also available for enrolled children. DHMC has received accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and is affiliated with the American Montessori Society, Michigan Montessori Society, and the Association of Independent Michigan Schools (AIMS). DHMC toddler, preschool, day care and latchkey programs, along with its satellites Livonia Montessori Center and Plymouth-Canton Montessori School, are licensed by the Michigan Division of Child and Adult Licensing. More information is available at www.dhmontessori.org.