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Guide to Private Schools|Education Services|Programs|DC MD VA

Education Directory

MULTIPLE LOCATIONS (DC, MD & VA) | MARYLAND (See Also Multiple Locations) | VIRGINIA (See Also Multiple Locations)
WASHINGTON, DC (See Also Multiple Loc) | BOARDING SCHOOLS | TEACHER TRAINING
FOREIGN LANGUAGE PROGRAMS | STEM PROGRAMS | RESOURCES, SERVICES & SUPPLIES


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Shen Yun
One of humanity's greatest treasures--5,000 years of Chinese civilization--live on stage. Shows coming to Fairfax, Baltimore and DC with all-new productions every year.
www.ShenYun.com/DC , 888-907-4697.


MULTIPLE LOCATIONS (DC, MD & VA)


The Auburn School
Grades K-12. Offering a dynamic and integrated educational program for intellectually curious students with challenges in organization, socialization, communication and language. Locations: Fairfax Campus (K-12), 3800 Concorde Pkwy,Suite 500, Chantilly, VA, 703-793-9353; Silver Spring Campus (K-8), 9545 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring, MD, 301-588-8048; Baltimore Campus (K-8), 7401 Park Heights Ave., Pikesville, MD, 410-617-0418.
www.theauburnschool.org , admissions@theauburnschool.org,


KinderCare
Sign up for a personal tour today and find out how KinderCare's passionate educators, 21st-century curriculum, classrooms made for kids and commitment to hardworking families helps all children reach their full potential. Visti our website and find a center near you in DC, MD & VA.
www.kindercare.com ,


Montessori Schools in MD, VA and DC
Montessori education emphasizes independence, freedom within limits and respect for a child's natural development. Find Montessori schools in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. See full-page ad in each issue of "Washington Parent."


MARYLAND (See Also Multiple Locations)


Acorn Hill Waldorf Kindergarten and Nursery
Play-oriented Waldorf curriculum with singing, crafts, gardening, puppetry and storytelling. Parent-Infant, Parent-Toddler, Parent-Child, half- and full-day programs, Summer Programs. Certified nursery and kindergarten. 50+ years experience. Tours held monthly.
www.acornhill.org , info@acornhill.org, 9504 Brunett Ave., Silver Spring, MD, 301-565-2282.


All Saints Preschool
Ages 1-5. An Episcopal Preschool where your child can experience the joy of learning in a nurturing environment that reflects God's love. Applications available online.
www.allsaintschurch.net , 3 Chevy Chase Cir., Chevy Chase, MD, 301-654-2488.


Barnesville School of Arts & Sciences
Preschool-Grade 8. Barnesville School of Arts & Sciences integrates the humanities, art, math and science in a culture of joy, support and excellence.
www.barnesvilleschool.org , ddon@barnesvilleschool.org, 21830 Peach Tree Rd., Barnesville, MD, 301-972-0341.


Barrie School
Age 18 months-Grade 12; Coed. Near Glenmont Metro and the ICC, Silver Spring. Small class sizes, daily use of 45-acre campus. Montessori Lower School, Project-Based Middle and Upper Schools.
www.barrie.org , admissions@barrie.org, 13500 Layhill Rd., Silver Spring, MD, 301-576-2800.


Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church Nursery School
Ages 2-4. A nurturing environment where children play, grow and learn. Open to children of all races, faiths, ethnic backgrounds and nationalities. Tuition assistance available. MSDE License #71228. PEI License #27677.
www.bhpcns.org , 6601 Bradley Blvd., Bethesda, MD, 301-365-2909.


Camp Olympia Country Day School
A well-rounded nursery school for children ages 2-5. Accredited by the Maryland State Department of Education. Unique setting for outdoor exploration.
www.camp-olympia.com , 5511 Muncaster Mill Rd., Rockville, MD, 301-926-9281.


Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School
Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School is the largest JK-12 pluralistic day school in North America. CESJDS achieves academic excellence through an integrated curriculum, anchored in Jewish values. For more information visit our website. Lower School: 1901 East Jefferson St., Rockville (Grades JK-5). Annette M. & Theodore N. Lerner Family Upper School Campus: 11710 Hunters Ln., Rockville (Grades 6-12).
www.cesjds.org , 301-881-1400.


Children's Manor Montessori School (CMMS)
CMMS prepares students to excel in a global society by providing an academically rigorous, engaging and supportive learning environment, cultivating curiosity, creativity and critical thinking. Two Locations: Germantown Center, 301-528-6110; Rockville Center, 240-328-1012.
www.ChildrensManor.com , info@ChildrensManor.com,


Concord Hill School
Age 3-Grade 3. A private, co-educational school, Concord Hill nurtures and inspires children to embrace and enjoy learning during the early childhood years.
www.concordhill.org , sarzt@concordhill.org, 6050 Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase, MD, 301-654-2626.


Crossway Montessori School
Ages 3 months-6 years. Montessori infant, toddler and primary programs. Extended day available. Spacious indoor/outdoor classroom/recreational area. Language enrichment. Science and environmental education program. Parent education.
www.crossway-community.org , reception@crossway-community.org, 3015 Upton Dr., Kensington, MD, 301-929-2505.


Feynman School
Preschool-Grade 8. The area's leader in educating academically-gifted children, Feynman School features extraordinary programs in science, math, language arts, theater & music designed to maximize your child's potential. Before- and after-care available.
www.feynmanschool.org , admissions@feynmanschool.org, 6300 Tilden La., N. Bethesda, MD, 301-770-4211.


FlexSchool of Rockville
Strengths-based learning for gifted and twice-exceptional students. We meet students where they are and our professionals create plans to support learning and emotional differences. Currently located in Tenleytown until permanent Rockville location opens in Fall 2019.
www.flexschool.net , 301-637-3022.


Friends Community School
K-Grade 8. Experience the joy of an extraordinary education! We nurture life-long learners, courageous risk-takers and joyous peacemakers. Graduates attend leading high schools area-wide.
www.friendscommunityschool.org , 5901 Westchester Park Dr., College Park, MD, 301-441-2100.


Glenbrook Cooperative Nursery School
Ages 2-5. Glenbrook is a nuturing cooperative preschool that offers the perfect opportunity to play a part in your child's first school experience. Flexible co-op options available.
www.glenbrookschool.org , 10010 Fernwood Rd., Bethesda, MD, 301-365-3190.


Holy Trinity Episcopal Day School
Holy Trinity's program of study for preschool-Grade 8 is intended to provide a well-rounded experience that will help children grow intellectually, emotionally, socially, physically and spiritually. We reach out to "The Best You" in our students. Two MD locations: 11902 Daisy Ln., Glenn Dale & 13106 Annapolis Rd., Bowie.
www.htrinity.org , 301-262-5355.


TLC's - The Katherine Thomas School
An outstanding educational experience for students preschool-Grade 12 with special needs. Multisensory, language-intensive curriculum uses an integrated team approach; diploma and certificate-based H.S. program.
www.ttlc.org , 9975 Medical Center Dr., Rockville, MD, 301-738-9691.


Manor Montessori School
Preschool-Grade 3. AMI Montessori program. Strong academic curriculum with time for art, music, Spanish, PE and free play. Extended day. Summer camp. Weekly open houses. Three locations: Bethesda, Potomac & Rockville.
www.manormontessori.com , 301-299-7400.


McLean School
K-Grade 12. College-preparatory school supporting bright students' individual strengths and challenges.
www.mcleanschool.org , admission@mcleanschool.org, 8224 Lochinver La., Potomac, MD, 240-395-0698.


The River School
Ages 18 months-Grade 3. River's innovative model pairs master's level educators and speech language pathologists in classrooms. Our thematic curriculum provides experiential, collaborative learning ensuring strong academic and social skills.
www.riverschool.net , admission@riverschool.net, 4880 MacArthur Blvd., NW, Washington, DC, 202-337-3554.


Rochambeau The French International School
PreK-Grade 12. Rochambeau students are multilingual, multicultural and adaptable. Our comprehensive academic program starting at age 2 gives our students the foundation to succeed anywhere in the world. 301-530-8260, ext. 246.
www.rochambeau.org , admissions@rochambeau.org, 9600 Forest Rd., Bethesda, MD,


Sandy Spring Friends School (SSFS)
Preschool (Age 3)-Grade 12. SSFS is a progressive, coed, college preparatory Quaker school with an optional Upper School boarding program.
www.ssfs.org , admission@ssfs.org, 16923 Norwood Rd., Sandy Spring, MD, 301-774-7455.


The Siena School
Grades 4-12. Offering a rich education program for bright, college-bound students who are challenged by language-based learning differences, such as dyslexia.
www.thesienaschool.org , info@thesienaschool.org, 1300 Forest Glen Rd., Silver Spring, MD, 301-244-3600.


Spring Bilingual Montessori Academy
Offering outstanding Montessori education for children ages 2-6 since 1967. Our academic program and parallel instruction of a foreign language (Italian, French, Spanish) prepare our students to be independent thinkers and lifetime learners.
www.spring-bilingual.org , info@spring-bilingual.org, 3514 Plyers Mill Rd., Kensington, MD, 301-962-7262.


St. Andrew's Episcopal School
St. Andrew's Episcopal School is dedicated to exceptional teaching, learning and service by translating Mind, Brain and Educational Science research into classroom practice.
www.saes.org , admission@saes.org, 884 Postoak Rd., 301-982-5200.


St. John's Episcopal School
Preschool-Grade 8. Academics, character & faith. Small class size. Accelerated academics. Character Education. 1:1 Technology. Fostering a love of learning. Tuition assistance is available.
www.stjes.org , 3427 Olney-Laytonsville R, Olney, MD, 301-774-6804.


Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart
A Catholic, independent college preparatory school for girls Grades 1-12 with co-educational Early Childhood Program, infants through Kindergarten. Empowering leaders to serve with faith, intellect and confidence.
www.stoneridgeschool.org , 9101 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD, 301-657-4322.


Suburban Nursery School
Ages 2, 3 & 4-year old classes. SNS is a play-based cooperative preschool focusing on intellectual, physical, emotional and social development, allowing parents an active role in their child's first school experience.
www.suburbannurseryschool.org , admissions@suburbannurseryschool.org, 7210 Hidden Creek Rd., Bethesda, MD, 301-229-1465.


Top Hat Montessori
Ages 2 months-6 years. You will work without worry as we love and care for your young child. Your child will build self-confidence through accomplishment, learning to work independently and to get along with others.
www.TopHatMontessori.com , 18243-A Flower Hill Way, Gaithersburg, MD, 240-813-0713.


The Winchester School
PreK-Grade 2. Challenging Core Knowledge/Singapore Math academics; creative art & music; daily Spanish; college-degreed, experienced teachers; warm, encouraging environment where children thrive; 1970 established.
www.thewinchesterschool.org , 3223 Bel Pre Rd., Silver Spring, MD, 301-598-9266.


VIRGINIA (See Also Multiple Locations)


A Child's Place
We help your children reach full understanding of the world around them in a safe and secure environment. Experienced tenured staff. Music and P.E. Park-like setting.
www.achildsplaceinc.com , 3100 Prosperity Ave., Fairfax, VA, 703-698-8050.


BASIS Independent McLean
At BASIS Independent McLean, an age 2-grade 12 private school in Tysons Corner, students are inspired to learn at the highest international levels in a liberal arts and STEM-focused curriculum benchmarked to the top education systems in the world.
www.basisindependent.com/washingtonparent , 8000 Jones Branch Dr., McLean, VA, 703-854-1253.


BeanTree Ashburn Campus
BeanTree Learning in Ashburn provides unparalleled care and nurturing for infants through PreK. Led by a team of experienced and caring educators, BeanTree provides children with a safe and stimulating environment for academic success. Year-round enrollment available for fully accredited full-day and part-time programs.
www.Beantreelearning.com , 43629 Greenway Corporate, Ashburn, VA, 571-223-3110.


BeanTree Westfields Campus
Fully accredited, discover the BeanTree Difference at our Westfields/Chantilly Campus! Offering unprecedented educational offerings for your child in every stage of academic development, BeanTree offers Infant care through Full Day Private Kindergarten, Before/After School, and Summer Camp. Year-round enrollment for full- and part-time academic and specialty programs.
www.BeanTreeLearning.com , 5003 Westone Plaza, Chantilly, VA, 703-961-8222.


Brooksfield School
Ages 2-6. An eco-friendly Montessori School with an advanced academic curriculum, incorporating Spanish, art, yoga, music, organic gardening, mindfulness, community outreach, outdoor adventure program, as well as a summer camp program.
www.brooksfieldschool.org , 1830 Kirby Rd., McLean, VA, 703-356-5437.


Browne Academy
Preschool 3-8th Grade. Browne Academy is a diverse independent day school, where inquiry and innovation ignite a passion for learning and students graduate with the confidence to thrive in a dynamic world. Browne Academy:
www.browneacademy.org , admission@browneacademy.org, 5917 Telegraph Rd., Alexandria, VA, 571-451-1001.


Burgundy Farm Country Day School
Junior K-Grade 8. Burgundy offers an inclusive, nurturing environment that engages the whole child. Our innovative, hands-on approach cultivates independent thinking, academic excellence, respect for diversity and responsibility for self, for others and for the natural world.
www.burgundyfarm.org , info@burgundyfarm.org, 3700 Burgundy Rd., Alexandria, VA, 703-960-3431.


Congressional School
A co-ed, independent day school for infants to eighth graders in Falls Church, VA. We prepare young learners for future success, inspiring them to question, collaborate, create and lead.
www.congressionalschool.org , admission@congressionalschool.org, 3229 Sleepy Hollow Rd., Falls Church, VA, 703-533-1064.


Flint Hill School
Private, coed day school for students in JK-Grade 12. Experienced faculty, rigorous academics, small class sizes and award-winning arts, athletics, Latin and robotics programs.
www.flinthill.org , 3320 Jermantown Rd., Oakton, VA, 703-584-2310.


The Gardner School
An academically-focused learning environment for children ages 6 weeks to Pre-K that will stimulate your child's physical, social, emotional and intellectual growth.
www.TheGardnerSchool.com/schools/herndon , 2655 West Ox Rd., Herndon, VA, 703-657-6939.


Grace Christian Academy
K4-Grade 8. GCA offers a superior K4-Grade 8 education. Our faculty to student ratio is 9:1 which allows us to provide a program that caters to each student's individual needs.
www.gracechristianacademy.org , 3233 Annandale Rd., Falls Church, VA, 703-534-5517.


Grasshopper Green School
Ages 2-5. Started in 1939! Comforting home-like setting. Children excel at their own pace. Classes in computer, Spanish and music. Indoor gym. Manners and strong social skills are developed.
www.grasshoppergreen.com , 4955 Sunset Ln., Annandale, VA, 703-256-4711.


Green Hedges School
Montessori Preschool, Traditional Grades 1-8. We are small by design with big opportunities that foster confidence and leadership. The result: children who think for themselves and become well-rounded young adults.
www.greenhedges.org , 415 Windover Ave., NW, Vienna, VA, 703-938-8323.


The Griffin Academy of Westminster School
Ages 3 & 4. Focus on the FUNdamentals. 7:1 Student-Teacher Ratio. Enrichment Classes. Field trips, flexible schedules.
www.westminsterschool.com , 6800 Columbia Pk., Annandale, VA, 703-256-2035.


Holly Brook Montessori School
At Holly Brook Montessori School, children learn in an intimate and unpretentious atmosphere, where they respect themselves and others and care for the environment around them.
2455 Gallows Rd., Dunn Loring, VA, 703-573-7800.


Hunter Mill Montessori School
Ages 2-1/2-6. Providing an intimate and nurturing environment where 2-1/2- 6-year-olds develop their independence through the Montessori experience.
www.preschoolmontessori.com , 2709 Hunter Mill Rd., Oakton, VA, 703-938-7755.


Immanuel Lutheran School
JK-Grade 8. Training the next generation of classical thinkers, Imanuel offers a classical Christian education nurturing the hearts, minds and bodies of students.
www.ILSAlexandria.org , school@immanuelalexandria.org, 1801 Russell Rd., Alexandria, VA, 703-549-0155.


Kenwood School
K-Grade 6. Small classes allow for one-on-one instruction with the teacher. Extracurricular classes in computers, music, gym and Spanish. Daily interaction with your child's teacher.
www.kenwoodschool.com , admissions@kenwoodschool.com, 4955 Sunset Ln., Annandale, VA, 703-256-4711.


LePort Montessori
Providing high-quality Montessori education to children from infants (12 weeks) through Grade 6. We offer year-round programs with extended day. Discover our Montessori programs and explore our 6 locations online. Fairfax, 703-810-7247; Herndon, 571-222-4931; Reston, 703-810-7811; Ashburn/Broadlands, 703-810-7808; Aldie, 703-810-7160; Chantilly, 571-222-4728.
www.leport.com/nova ,


Lewinsville Montessori
Infants thru Kindergarten. Lewinsville Montessori offers working families an authentic, affordable Montessori educational program in a school setting that operates on a full-day, full-year calendar.
www.LewMontessori.School , egarcia@lewmontessori.school, 1609 Great Falls St., McLean, VA, 703-356-4691.


Minnieland
Infant-K. Learning in a loving, child-friendly, secure environment. Qualified, trained and caring staff. Literacy-rich individualized programs. Innovative outdoor play areas. Exciting after-school care and summer camps. 55 VA Locations, 703-583-6158.
www.minnieland.com , 800-504-2993.


Montessori School at Goose Creek Preserve
Ages 2-1/2-6. The Montessori school at Goose Creek is a brand new Montessori School in Ashburn. Providing an intimate and nurturing environment where children develop their independence through the Montessori experience.
www.goosecreekmontessori.com , 42470 Rosalind St., Ashburn, VA, 571-417-3999.


Montessori School of Cedar Lane
Ages 3-6. Providing more than 40 years of Montessori tradition in Northern Virginia. Helping children develop a lifelong love of learning.
www.preschoolmontessori.com , 3035 Cedar La., Fairfax, VA, 703-560-4379.


The Montessori School of McLean
Ages 2-12. Accredited by AMS and SACS. Offering Spanish, music, drama, art, PE, science and computer instruction to enrich the preschool and elementary classes. New toddler & after-care programs. Transportation available.
www.mcleanmontessori.org , 1711 Kirby Rd., McLean, VA, 703-790-1049.


Nysmith School for the Gifted
Ages 3 years-Grade 8. Nysmith offers a specialized program for inquisitive children in a loving, stress-free environment. Daily French, computer, science. Top 10 in the world per Johns Hopkins CTY.
www.nysmith.com , 13625 EDS Dr., Herndon, VA, 703-713-3332.


The Pavilion at BeanTree
The Pavilion at BeanTree in Ashburn offers a rigorous academic curriculum that exceeeds the Virginia Standards of Learning. The Pavilion at BeanTree offers an advanced accredited curriculum, STEAM coursework and small classes for individualized instruction. The Pavilion at BeanTree provides an unparalleled environment for academic excellence.
www.BeantreePavilion.com , 43635 Greenway Corp. Dr., Ashburn, VA, 571-223-3113.


Pinecrest School
Preschool-Grade 6. Individualized instruction, small classes and challenging academics in a positive social and emotional environment. Before- and after-care available. Summer camp.
www.pinecrestschool.org , admissions@pinecrestschool.org, 7209 Quiet Cove, Annandale, VA, 703-354-3446.


Reston Montessori
Ages 3 months-Grade 6. School day, extended day, part day. Challenging academic curriculum. Music, art, STEM, PE, French. Summer camp. AMS and AMI certified teachers.
www.restonmontessori.com , 1928 Isaac Newton Sq., W., Reston, VA, 703-481-2922.


The River Farm Cooperative (RFC)
Grades K-8. RFC offers a dynamic, academically rigorous education. Our nature-based, teacher-led cooperative programs is based on the premise that both parents and children are integral parts of the school community of lifelong learners.
www.riverfarmcooperative.com , 6744 S. Kings Hwy., Alexandria, VA, 202-213-4330.


Saint Ann Catholic School
Preschool-Grade 8. Small class sizes offering students focused attention and opportunity. We are a close-knit community of students, educators and parents bound together by a dedication to Believe, Achieve and Inspire. Schedule a tour today.
www.StAnn.org , schooltours@stann.org, 980 North Frederick St., Arlington, VA, 703-525-7599.


Sunset Hills Montessori School
Ages 18 months-14 years. Nestled on the shores of Lake Audubon, Sunset Hills Montessori School offers a peaceful Montessori environment.
www.sunsethillsmontessori.com , 11180 Ridge Heights Rd., Reston, VA, 703-476-7477.


Westminster School
PreK-Grade 8. Westminster School, founded in 1962, presents a challenging, structured program of academics, arts, athletics and personal development in an atmosphere of courtesy and kindness. 703-256-3620, ext. 17.
www.westminsterschool.com , admissions@westminsterschool.com, 3819 Gallows Rd., Annandale, VA,


WASHINGTON, DC (See Also Multiple Loc)


Aidan Montessori School
Elementary, preschool and toddler programs with a challenging Montessori curriculum and enrichment in the arts, Chinese, Spanish & PE. AMI and AIMS accredited.
www.aidanschool.org , 2700 27th St., NW, DC, 202-387-2700.


Beauvoir The National Cathedral Elementary School
PreK-Grade 3. Beauvoir provides an educational environment fostering a lifetime of enthusiasm for learning and growth, while nurturing children's spiritual, ethical, intellectual, emotional, physical and social development.
www.beauvoirschool.org , 3500 Woodley Rd., NW, DC, 202-537-6485.


Capitol Hill Day School
PreK-Grade 8. Exploring, engaging and connecting with the world for 50 years. Visit and learn about our unique field education program and our growing campus designed with middle school learners in mind.
www.chds.org , admissions@chds.org, 210 S. Carolina Ave., SE, DC, 202-386-9920.


Edlavitch DCJCC Preschool
The Edlavitch DCJCC Preschool fosters a nurturing environment of child-centered exploration and growth. Our program provides year-round learning and fun for children ages 2-5, with extended day options.
www.edcjcc.org/preschooladmissions , miriams@edcjcc.org, 1529 Sixteenth St., NW, DC, 202-777-3263.


Lowell School
A diverse and inclusive community of lifelong learners; an active, challenging and integrated curriculum; an education that promotes personal voice, choice and action.
www.lowellschool.org , admissions@lowellschool.org, 1640 Kalmia Rd., NW, DC, 202-577-2000.


Metropolitan Nursery School
Ages 2-5. Our philosophy is that each child is unique and learns in his or her own way. We demonstrate these beliefs through a play-based approach to early childhood education.
www.metropolitannurseryschool.org , 3401 Nebraska Ave., NW, DC, 202-362-8746.


Our Lady of Victory School
PK3-Grade 8. A dynamic, diverse Catholic School with 220 students. Twice recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence by the US Department of Education. We are a learning environment that promotes excellence, moral and spiritual growth.
www.olvschooldc.org , admissions@olvschooldc.org, 4755 Whitehaven Pkw., NW, Washington, DC, 202-337-1421.


Rosemount Center
Infant-Preschool. Rosemount Center prepares children and families for their future by providing comprehensive early childhood education and family support programs in a bilingual and multicultural setting.
www.rosemountcenter.com , info@rosemountcenter.com, 2000 Rosemount Ave., NW, DC, 202-265-9885.


School for Friends
Ages 2-4. Our Quaker preschool, near downtown offers full- and half-day programs. Our dedicated teachers are well trained and interactive with children.
www.schoolforfriends.org , bartis@schoolforfriends.org, 2201 P St., NW, DC, 202-328-1789.


Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center
SEEC
Infant-K. The Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center offers a unique Kindergarten program that utilizes museums as part of its curriculum and learning environment. National Museum of Natural History, 10th & Constitution Ave., NW, Washington, DC, 202-633-2941.
www.si.edu/SEEC ,


St. Peter School DC
St. Peter School provides its students with an education that is founded on a love of God and service to others, characterized by Catholic values and academic excellence.
www.stpeterschooldc.org , 422 Third Street, SE, DC, 202-544-1618.


BOARDING SCHOOLS


Oakland School
Ages 6-13. A coed boarding school enabling bright children to reach their academic and personal potential despite learning challenges through small class sizes and individualized programs
www.oaklandschool.net , admissions@oaklandschool.net, 128 Oakland Farm Way, Troy, VA, 434-293-9059.


TEACHER TRAINING


Montgomery Montessori Institute
Teacher education at the Infant & Toddler level (birth to 3 years) and at the Early Childhood level ( 2 1/2 through 6 years). Approved by MD Higher Education Commission, affiliated with American Montessori Society and accredited by MACTE.
www.montessori-mmi.com , pamela.montessori@hers.com, 10500 Darnestown Rd., Rockville, MD, 301-279-2799.


FOREIGN LANGUAGE PROGRAMS


International School of Languages
Offering language classes for all ages! Our languages include Spanish, French, English, Farsi, Mandarin, Italian, German, Hebrew, Russian, Arabic and Japanese. We offer group classes, private lessons, online instruction, corporate solutions and school and preschool programs.
www.islanguages.com , info@islanguages.com, 7906 Woodmont Ave., Bethesda, MD, 301-312-8847.


STEM PROGRAMS


Eric Energy
Interactive STEM assemblies, programs and/or presentations for all grades and parents. Great for wide age-ranging audiences. Enrichment workshops, presentations and interactive after-school programs available.
www.ericenergy.com , 410-336-8295.


Glen Echo Aquarium
A Chesapeake Bay discovery center featuring live animal exhibits, as well as static displays, help visitors to appreciate and learn about our nation's largest estuary. School groups, Scouts, summer camps and birthday parties.
info@GEPAquarium.org , GEPAquarium.org, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, MD, 301-634-2233.


Mad Science
Leading science enrichment provider sparks imaginative learning through unique, hands-on science experiences for children in kindergarten through Grade 6. After-school programs, birthday parties, camps and in-class field trips.
www.dc.madscience.org , 301-593-4777.


Robot Works
Hands-on Science & Engineering Academy. After-school programs in Basic and Advanced Robotics and Programming. Saturday Robotics Workshops.
www.robotworksacademy.net , 703-364-5418.


Under the Sea
We bring live marine animals, such as crabs, sea stars and sharks. Traveling to schools, libraries, parties, festivals, camps and scouting events. Promoting awareness of the aquatic environment through education.
www.touchthesea.org , 703-464-4763.


RESOURCES, SERVICES & SUPPLIES


Association of Independent Maryland & DC Schools (AIMS)
Your child's success story begins at an AIMS-accredited Maryland or DC independent school. Visit aimsmddc.org to take your first step.
410-761-3700.


Association of Independent Maryland Schools

www.aimsmd.org , 301-858-6311.


Black Student Fund

www.blackstudentfund.org , 202-387-1414.


DC School HUB
DC school HUB is the ultimate resource for parents seeking child care, preschool and private school in the Washington, D.C. metro area.
www.DCschoolHUB.com , 202-642-9864.


Exceptional Schools Fair
November 4, 2018; 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Showcasing school choices available to families of children with diverse learning needs. Find out about individualized programs that help children thrive both academically and socially. Admission is free. Parking is free. Katzen Art Center, American University, Massachusetts Ave. & Nebraska Ave., NW, Washington, DC.
www.exceptionalschoolsfair.com , exceptionalschoolsfair@gmail.com, 301-244-3600.


Independent Education
The Association of Independent Schools of Greater Washington

www.IndependentEducation.org , 202-625-9223.


Latino Student Fund

www.LatinoStudentFund.org , 202-244-3438.


Middle States Association of College & Schools

www.middlestates.org , 215-662-5600.


Motion Therapy
Individualized pediatric occupational, physical and speech therapy services offered at Dynamite Gymnastics Center and The Agility Center in North Bethesda. We accept insurance and private pay.
www.motioneducation.org , 301-816-9500.


National Association of Independent Schools

www.nais.org , 202-973-9700.


Parent Encouragement Program
PEP
The Parent Encouragement Program (PEP) offers the D.C. area's most comprehensive menu of online and in-person parenting classes for parents of toddlers through teens.
www.PEPparent.org , 10100 Connecticut Ave., Kensington, MD, 301-929-8824.


TLC - The Treatment & Learning Centers
Specializing in LD, ADHD and autism, TLC offers tutoring, comprehensive psychoeducational testing, organizational coaching, speech-language and occupational therapy, tailored to the individual needs of each child.
www.ttlc.org , jborow@ttlc.org, 2092 Gaither Rd., Ste. 100, Rockville, MD, 301-424-5200.


Virginia Association of Independent Schools

www.VAIS.org , 804-282-3592.