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Welcome to Blue Valley Montessori School in Overland Park, KS! My name is Kimberly Steinke and I am the Director here. I am very excited that you have taken an interest in our school!
Blue Valley Montessori is a culturally diverse school where children explore, develop and flourish at an individual pace. They develop a foundation in language, math, physical and cultural geography, botany, physical science, music and more. We have been proudly providing an authentic Montessori experience to the Overland Park area since 1999. All of our lead teachers are Montessori certified and each classroom has the full range of Montessori materials. Additionally, we provide the very best child care/daycare to local families.
Students range from toilet-trained two-and-a-half-year olds to six-year-olds. We strive to provide a loving and consistent environment for children with an emphasis on academic excellence. We have grown into a very close-knit community over the years.
The classrooms of Blue Valley Montessori School hum with sounds of happy children. Our family-style atmosphere and genuine appreciation for education sets us apart from other schools in the Johnson County area. Daily, individual lessons are presented to the children.
We’re committed to providing simple ways to keep you connected throughout the day while your child is in our care. With live streaming video, you can view your child’s classroom from any device or computer. Plus, get real-time updates with our family communication app.
We closely follow recommendations from state and local authorities, to maintain a clean, safe, healthy environment.
Schedule a tour today to see for yourself. We can't wait to meet you!
Are you concerned about the impact of COVID on your child’s education? You’re not alone. Now, more than ever, early education matters. We’re here to help.
Starting at the front door, our already robust health and safety procedures have been enhanced to ensure a clean, welcoming school environment. The well-being of your child is our top priority, now, and always.
Elective programs allow Montessori students to learn by exploring creative outlets that will help them advance in the future—while giving your family more free time on evenings and weekends. We offer:
Dance, Soccer, Music
Education: Bachelor of Science, Behavioral Science Psychology from Concordia University Seward Nebraska
Certifications: AMI Montessori Certified
Over the last 26 years, I have served as a lead Montessori teacher. During college, while pursuing a degree in psychology, I had the pleasure of working at a Montessori school in St. Louis. I was completely amazed by what I saw. Montessori education has been my passion ever since. I now find myself in a new role as director here at BVM. I am honored to continue serving children and families in this new capacity.
Education: Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Iowa State
Certifications: MEPI Certification
I have been a part of the Blue Valley Montessori family since 1999. I served first as a lead teacher for many years, and last year I took on the roles of Assistant Director and School Educational Manager. I have two children, both who are graduates of Blue Valley Montessori (they are now 18 and 15 years old)! I truly believe in the Montessori Method of learning and am excited to help lead and assist your children to the love of learning.