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Northern Kentucky Montessori Academy gala celebrates recent accreditation, 50th anniversary

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Northern Kentucky Montessori Academy (NKMA) is hosting a gala to commemorate its recent accreditation by the American Montessori Society and its 50th year of providing high-quality Montessori education to the children of Northern Kentucky.

The gala is open to alumni and friends and families of the school and will take place on Saturday, Feb. 25, from 7 p.m to 11 p.m. at The Gardens of Park Hills.

“Our 50th anniversary gala will honor the school’s founders, Dan and Kitty Salter, and the staff and administration who have been instrumental to the school’s success in implementing Dr. Maria Montessori’s vision over the last fifty years,” said Julia Preziosi, Head of School at NKMA.

Tickets to the gala are $60 and can be purchased by contacting NKMA’s office at (859) 331-3725. Money raised will support NKMA’s annual fund, which is used to provide tuition assistance and faculty development opportunities.

The ticket price includes dinner, drinks, music by Stephen Anderson, and access to live and silent auction items including:

  • Box tickets to the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks.
  • Four tickets to the Quaker 400, part of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series
  • A painting by local artist Robbie Kemper
  • A private suite for 12 to The Total Package Tour with New Kids on the Block, Paula Abdul, and Boyz II Men
  • Art created by every NKMA classroom
  • Many other auction items

Northern Kentucky Montessori Academy provides an authentic Montessori curriculum for students ages 2 to 12. Their program emphasizes individualized learning to optimize the intellectual, social, and emotional development of each child. Children are guided by degreed and certified teachers who embrace Dr. Maria Montessori’s philosophy, its resulting pedagogy, and experiential learning.

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