Lifespan Montessori receives recognition for Outdoor Classroom

Lifespan Montessori received Honorable Mention for the 2014 Southern Early Childhood Association (SECA) Exemplary Outdoor Classroom on a Shoestring Budget Award. We are one of two schools in Georgia, and one of five schools in the southern United States to be named for this award. Lifespan will be … [Read more...]

Congratulations, Ms. Meredith!

We would like to congratulate our Primary Classroom's lead teacher, Mrs. Meredith, on being selected as Georgia’s 2013 Caregiver of the Year! Ms. Meredith will be honored at the annual Georgia Association on Young Children (GAYC) banquet on Friday, October 11th. … [Read more...]

Thank you, Lifespan families!

We are so honored to be mentioned in the Athens-Oconee Parent Magazine. In the 2013 Family Awards Survey, we were listed under the Favorite School category! Our hearts are warmed by the nomination. Thank you, Lifespan families! … [Read more...]

Why Choose a NAEYC-Accredited School?

The National Association on the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is the world’s largest organization of early childhood professionals. Parents can view this guide to help navigate through the NAEYC standards for high-quality programs. NAEYC set 10 rigorous standards for early childhood programs … [Read more...]

The NAEYC For Families Website

The NAEYC For Families website is designed to support family engagement efforts. This month, information is presented on developing a sense of self esteem and the types of foods that should be limited in a child's diet. Parents and teachers may also sign up to receive the NAEYC For Families … [Read more...]

Lifespan is Athens’ first Green Preschool!

We are so proud of our school for earning the much coveted Athens-Clarke County Green School status, a feat that could not have been accomplished without the help of our lovely teachers. Lifespan Montessori is the first preschool in Athens to earn this title. We are proud recyclers, composters and … [Read more...]

Lifespan Family Cookbook

We're wishing for new classroom materials: HOW YOU CAN HELP... Purchase a cookbook and/or a can of Jittery Joe’s Coffee from the office. Enjoy your cookbook or Jittery Joe’s coffee at home…mmm! Or, deliver to friends, family members or neighbors as gifts! $16.50/cookbook $11/can of … [Read more...]

Jittery Joe’s Coffee Fundraiser

We have partnered with Jittery Joe's Coffee, Athens' Favorite Coffee Roasting Company! Purchase Jittery Joe's premier, micro-roasted ground or whole bean coffee directly from Lifespan for $11 per can, a discount from their regular prices: Morning Ride (100% Organic) Jittery Joe's House … [Read more...]

Raise money for Lifespan Montessori just by searching the web and shopping online!

We're proud to be partnering with GoodSearch! This is a super easy way to effortlessly support the work we do at Lifespan. Simply click the image below to search or shop for items online and GoodSearch will make donations to Lifespan! Click here to download a flyer! … [Read more...]