The Montessori Global Research Institute (MGRI) promotes extraordinary standards of excellence
that recognize the unique characteristics of each individual child. Guided by the pedagogical and humanistic philosophy of Dr. Maria Montessori and significant contemporary research in early childhood, the Montessori Global Research Institute is committed to the optimal holistic development of children with harmony, respect, and love.
MGRI operates a laboratory school for children from infancy through elementary years that provides an internship site for teachers in training and a model for community engagement. MGRI is a full member of the American Montessori Society (AMS), accredited by the National Accreditation Commission for Early Care and Education Programs (NAC), and a Gold Seal program by the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF).
"We don't feel like we are dropping our kids off at daycare, we feel like we are leaving them with family."
Matt & Meghann Walsh
“We have been sending our child to The Global Montessori School of Ormond Beach for almost a year and we are thrilled with our experience. Their individualized focus and personal-based schedule was a breath of fresh air relative to other infant/toddler care options available. Through our child's time in their care, we have seen the same individual focus and attention that every parent hopes their child would receive. We have witnessed our 20-month-old complete tasks we never imagined one could. We contribute this to the excellent teachers and their focus on the Montessori principles of child-centric learning, preparation, encouragement and respect.”
Phil and Kate Sayers
"We've made the right choice in GMS! We toured many "Daycare" and Pre-school facilities when our son was two. We were terrified to leave our son without us, until we met the nurturing staff at GMS. Their home-like environment vs. the warehouse/box types is what we needed for our boy. The Montessori program there has given our now almost four year old an incredible foundation. He applies all that he has learned there at home, and we couldn't be more pleased!"