Bristow Montessori School. Bristow, VA 20136

Admissions of students without regard to race, color, gender, or religion

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703 468 1191

9050 Devlin Rd

Bristow, VA 20136

6:30 am - 6:30 pm

Monday to Friday

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Contact Us

703 468 1191

9050 Devlin Rd

Bristow, VA 20136

6:30 am - 6:30 pm

Monday to Friday

Faculty & Staff

Respect

“Children are human beings to whom respect is due, superior to us by reason of their innocence and of the greater possibilities of their future.”
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Dr. Maria Montessori

2016-03-14T15:19:08+00:00

Dr. Maria Montessori

photo of Dr. Maria Montessori
“Children are human beings to whom respect is due, superior to us by reason of their innocence and of the […]

Concentration

“The first essential for the child’s development is concentration. The child who concentrates is immensely happy.”
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Dr. Maria Montessori

2017-01-27T14:52:19+00:00

Dr. Maria Montessori

photo of Dr. Maria Montessori
“The first essential for the child’s development is concentration. The child who concentrates is immensely happy.”

Natural Process

“Education is a natural process carried out by the child and is not acquired by listening to words but by experiences in the environment.”
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Dr. Maria Montessori

2017-01-27T14:53:57+00:00

Dr. Maria Montessori

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“Education is a natural process carried out by the child and is not acquired by listening to words but by […]

Living Environment

“Plainly, the environment must be a living one, directed by a higher intelligence, arranged by an adult who is prepared for his mission.”
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Dr. Maria Montessori

2017-01-27T14:55:43+00:00

Dr. Maria Montessori

photo of Dr. Maria Montessori
“Plainly, the environment must be a living one, directed by a higher intelligence, arranged by an adult who is prepared […]

Education

“Education should no longer be mostly imparting knowledge, but must take a new path, seeking the release of human potentials.”
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Dr. Maria Montessori

2017-01-27T15:07:19+00:00

Dr. Maria Montessori

photo of Dr. Maria Montessori
“Education should no longer be mostly imparting knowledge, but must take a new path, seeking the release of human potentials.”

Growth

“Growth is not merely a harmonious increase in size, but a transformation.”
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Dr. Maria Montessori

2017-01-27T15:05:35+00:00

Dr. Maria Montessori

photo of Dr. Maria Montessori
“Growth is not merely a harmonious increase in size, but a transformation.”

Family

“BMS has been wonderful. BMS isn't just a school, they've also become like family. The staff genuinely cares about the children and we couldn't be happier with their services.”

- Parent of 4-year-old

2017-02-16T22:54:25+00:00

- Parent of 4-year-old

“BMS has been wonderful. BMS isn’t just a school, they’ve also become like family. The staff genuinely cares about the […]

Needs

“These words reveal the child’s inner needs; ‘Help me to do it alone’.”
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Dr. Maria Montessori

2017-01-27T15:04:43+00:00

Dr. Maria Montessori

photo of Dr. Maria Montessori
“These words reveal the child’s inner needs; ‘Help me to do it alone’.”

Love

“Of all things love is the most potent.”
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Dr. Maria Montessori

2017-01-27T15:02:42+00:00

Dr. Maria Montessori

photo of Dr. Maria Montessori
“Of all things love is the most potent.”

Smile

“We have two kids attending BMS and we all love it! We have been part of the BMS family for 3 years now. The staff is always available to answer questions and greet you at the door with a smile. Our kids are excelling in all categories, and way ahead of County school standards for their age. I highly recommend BMS to any parent who wants the best for their child.”

- Parent of 3 and 4 year-old

2017-02-16T23:00:52+00:00

- Parent of 3 and 4 year-old

“We have two kids attending BMS and we all love it! We have been part of the BMS family for […]

Work

“Such experiences is not just play…. It is work he must do in order to grow up.”
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Dr. Maria Montessori

2017-01-27T15:01:56+00:00

Dr. Maria Montessori

photo of Dr. Maria Montessori
“Such experiences is not just play…. It is work he must do in order to grow up.”

Guidance

“But an adult if he is to provide proper guidance, must always be calm and act slowly so that the child who is watching him can clearly see his actions in all their particulars.”
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Dr. Maria Montessori

2017-01-27T15:00:55+00:00

Dr. Maria Montessori

photo of Dr. Maria Montessori
“But an adult if he is to provide proper guidance, must always be calm and act slowly so that the […]

Kind

“My 2.5 year old started at BMS when she was only 4 months old, and I couldn't be happier with our decision to enroll her here. With every room my daughter transitions to the teachers are kind and truly care for her well-being. I would recommend this school to any parent without hesitation.”

- Parent of 5-year-old

2017-02-16T23:01:37+00:00

- Parent of 5-year-old

“My 2.5 year old started at BMS when she was only 4 months old, and I couldn’t be happier with […]

Independance

“Little children, from the moment they are weaned, are making their way toward independence.”
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Dr. Maria Montessori

2017-01-27T14:58:13+00:00

Dr. Maria Montessori

photo of Dr. Maria Montessori
“Little children, from the moment they are weaned, are making their way toward independence.”

Administration

Mr. Sameer
Chairman of the Board of Advisors
Sameer grew up in Western, NY in a small town called Lewiston, bordering Ontario, Canada. …
Ms. Anita
Head of School & Lead Elementary Guide
Ms. Anita is an experienced Montessori guide and child advocate. Mrs. Ercole taught as Lead…
Ms. Sue Ellen
Director of Operations & Music Director
Ms. Sue Ellen has been with the Bristow Montessori School since 2011. She has served…

Primary & Kindergarten Guides

Ms. Avanthi
Lead Primary Guide
Ms. Avanthi has been at Bristow Montessori School for four years as a lead Pre-Primary…
Ms. Daniella
Primary Classroom Assistant
Ms. Daniela is one of our Primary classroom assistants. She attended Northern Virginia Community College…
Ms. Amy
Lead Primary Guide
Ms. Amy has been working in the field of education for over 20 years, including…
Ms. Roohi
Primary classroom assistant
Ms. Roohi is entering her fourth year with BMS as a Primary classroom assistant. She…
Ms. Ashley
Lead Pre-Primary Guide
Ms. Smith has been part of our team here at Bristow Montessori School for over…

Pre-Primary Guides

Ms. Nora
Pre-Primary Guide
Ms. Nora has been involved in Montessori education for five years. Firstly, as a parent…
Ms. Mary
Lead Pre-Primary Guide
Ms. Mary is one of nine children and has been working with children since she…
Ms. Lakshi
Pre-Primary Assistant
Ms. Lakshi is a former Montessori student. She has been working at Bristow Montessori School…
Ms. Patricia
Pre-Primary Assistant
Ms. Patricia originates from Peru. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality and Tourism from…

Toddler Guides

Ms. Sabina
Lead Pre-Primary Guide
Ms. Sabina has been a part of the Bristow Montessori School for over 6 years,…
Ms. Kristen
Assistant Toddler Guide
Ms. Kristen is the youngest of four daughters. Her father was in the army and…
Ms. Yousra
Assistant Toddler Guide
Yousra joins us this year in the Toddler environment as an Aftercare instructor. She has…

Infant Guides

Mrs. M
Lead Infant Guide
Mrs. Munmun has been with BMS for the last 6 years. She is affectionately known…
Ms. Hoshika
Lead Infant Mobile Guide
Ms. Hoshika has been a valuable asset to Bristow Montessori school for the past four…
Ms. Tracy
Assistant Infant Guide
Ms. Tracy is a fabulous new addition to the Bristow Montessori staff and has worked…
Ms. Sheeza
Assistant Infant Guide
Ms. Sheeza is working as an assistant teacher with our infants . She enjoys working with…
Ms. Samra
Assistant Infant Guide
Ms. Samra joined BMS this year and is an assistant in the infant mobile room. She received…

Before & After School

Ms. Meherun
After School Instructor
Ms. Meherun is originally from Bangladesh. She holds a BS in Chemistry from Dhaka University.…
Ms. Mari
Before School Instructor
Ms. Mari is a college student currently attending Northern Virginia Community College. She is majoring…
Ms. Saima
After School Instructor
Ms. Saima has been married for 40 years to her loving husband. They share four…
Ms Stephanie
After Care Instructor
Stephanie Womack joins us this year for the Aftercare program. Stephanie has extensive administrative and…
Ms. Katherine
After School Instructor
Katherine is a senior at patriot High School where she received glowing references as a Teacher's…
Ms. Lena
After School Instructor
Ms. Lena is a welcome addition here at the Bristow Montessori School this year. She…