T E S T I M O N I A L S
"We are so glad we chose MMCA for our son. They give each child individual attention and care. They provide a fun learning environment and encourage independence appropriate for each child's level. We feel completely comfortable with my son's teachers. Our son loves going to school here!"
- Angelo & Jennifer
"Ms. Jaya was our daughter's Montessori primary school teacher for three years. I believe our daughter excels in school because of the patience, gentle demeanor and application of the Montessori method provided by Ms. Jaya. Our daughter learned to be self-confident, to help her fellow students and retain and excel in everything she was taught. We believe this Montessori foundation will be a main factor in her success as a student for the rest of her life. Thank you Ms Jaya! We are indebted to you!"
"Our daughter Sophia was blessed to spend three and a half years with Ms Jaya at Keystone Montessori in River Forest. Ms Jaya really did become a keystone of her education. We are immensely grateful of everything Jaya did to help Sophia excel academically and develop a love of learning. Much more importantly, we will be forever indebted with her for the outstanding job she did at helping her become a confident, respectful and loving child. Not only did Jaya offer her knowledge but also she always went the extra mile to give Sophia her personal support and warm affection. As a Mom, it was a very reassuring to know that she was one of the people who was helping us in this very challenging but wonderful task of raising our child. To this day, her name is frequently part of our conversations and she is really missed."
"When we first met Ms. Jaya at the open house for the preschool we were considering for our daughter, we could immediately tell that she was someone who was incredibly passionate about teaching. Ms. Jaya has a warmth about her that makes her students immediately comfortable and excited about school. She is a wonderful communicator, both with her students and their eager parents, and provided the best possible introduction to school that we could have hoped for for our daughter. Allison still asks about Ms. Jaya and has fond memories of the friendships she developed in her class. We couldn't have wished for a better educational start for our daughter."
-Diana and Rick Ledford
"Jaya was an absolute wonderful teacher for our 2 girls. Montessori obviously provides a different learning environment for children and Jaya provided both strong and nurturing guidance. She was intuitive with the children and supported their natural desire to learn at whatever pace worked for them. We felt as if we could discuss anything and everything regarding our children's development with her and were completely stunned by what our girls learned after being a student in Jaya's classroom. After our oldest had graduated from the 3-6 program, our youngest began with Jaya. Everyday our oldest would walk her sister into Jaya's classroom and both of them would begin their day by hugging her. My girls still talk about Jaya and miss her hugs. Any child will be a very lucky child in Jaya's hands."
-Rachel and Steve Bailey, Chicago IL
"Miss Jaya was the primary school directress for both of my children and they could not have had a better experience. She understood each of their strengths and weaknesses and worked to ensure that they acquired the confidence and skills they need to excel. Most of all, she helped to instill and reinforce a love of learning in them, which is still going strong today. We had a wonderful experience with Miss Jaya and our kids remember their time with her fondly."
-Lily M. and Jeff J.
We are so very fortunate to have our daughter be a part of MMCA. As soon as we met the director, Ms. Jaya, we knew our daughter would be welcomed with open arms in a safe environment full of support and learning. The entire staff at MMCA, from Ms Alex in the office to Ms Stephanie in the primary class, cares so much about the students and it’s apparent with every interaction. We will miss them all greatly but will cherish the experience and memories!