711B Woodstock Rd., Fredericton, NB | Ph: (506) 444-6249

Our School

FMA History

Established in 2017, Fredericton Montessori Academy (formerly Riverside Montessori Elementary) is growing in both numbers and community respect. All of our teachers hold a Montessori diploma issued by the Toronto Montessori Institute (T.M.I.) or the North American Montessori Centre (NAMC).

Owner, Laura McDonald, has over a decade of public school experience teaching French Immersion. She holds not only her BEd, but a Masters in Guidance and a certificate in Lower Elementary Montessori training through NAMC.

Owner, Wanda Poniatowski, is T.M.I. trained in both Lower and Upper Elementary and has been teaching in a Montessori classroom for 14 years. Wanda has a Fine Art degree from the University of Guelph with a double minor in English and Music.