One Child, One Heart, One Mind, One Chance

administration and consultation

For any questions about OMI, our services, or working with OMI, please contact:

Robert MacKinnon

Executive Director


Martine Adel
Executive Assistant

Kathleen Campos
Technical Coordinator

Yvette Cushman-Baton
Administrative Liaison

For questions about the Montessori Approach or to make inquiries about working with OMI, please contact:

Elizabeth G. Hale

Pedagogical Advisor

**OMI offices will be closed from 

December 23, 2014 - Jan 4, 2015 for the winter holiday**


If you are interested in applying for a scholarship with OMI, please e-mail for more information or go to our Scholarships page to download an application.

Application forms for financial aid scholarships are received, processed, and approved according to the current award cycle, receipt of complete application, and availability of funds. We anticipate sending letters awarding scholarships within six to eight weeks of the February 1st deadline* and the July 1st deadline*.

*updated as of December 2014


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Open Montessori Initiative


PO Box 38

Kents Store, VA 23084 USA