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Thank you so much for your interest in the Montessori Academy. Please give us a call at 404-320-0400 or contact us via emails at to schedule a tour.

Meet Our New Director

Candice Hartley, a National Board Certified Teacher, has been named the new Director of Schools and is looking forward to serving the students, families, staff, and school community. Ms. Hartley is a Texas native and Marine Corps veteran. After her military career, she earned her undergraduate degree in elementary education and her graduate degree in educational leadership and administration, and then received an educational specialist degree in curriculum and instruction from Louisiana State University. 

In April 2021, Ms. Candice Hartley was recognized as the Region V Principal of the Year by Magnet Schools of America, and her school was named the Top Elementary School in the Nation. She looks forward to getting involved in the local community and joining the Montessori Academy of Decatur. Ms. Candice Hartley is always thinking of new and innovative ways to bring the joy of learning and excitement to the students and staff at her school.