"The training of the teacher who is to help life is something far more than the learning of ideas. It includes the training of character; it is a preparation of the spirit."
- Dr. Maria Montessor
- Dr. Maria Montessori
VCMS is a division of West End Montessori School, a For Profit Corporation. Founded in 1997, West End Montessori School enrolls students ages 18 months to 12 years. The School is a full member of the American Montessori Society and a member of the Virginia Council for Private Education.
WEMS AND VCMS ADMINISTRATION
Janet Gallagher, President/Head of School/Owner – WEMS
Michele Mohar, Director VCMS & Assistant Head of WEMS
Mary MacIntosh, Director VCMS
VCMS is housed at West End Montessori School in Richmond, Virginia. WEMS is a Full Member of the American Montessori Society (AMS) and a member of the Virginia Council of Private Education (VCPE). WEMS has three spacious, fully equipped early childhood classrooms and a varied outdoor environment. It is near major highways, restaurants, hotels and shopping, with easy access to the Richmond Airport.
VCMS is accredited through the Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education (MACTE), affiliated with the American Montessori Society (AMS) and certified through the State Council of Higher Education of Virginia (SCHEV).