Welcome to Franklin Montessori Schools!
Welcome and thank you for visiting our website. I hope this glimpse into our warm, diverse, and enthusiastic community of learners will be helpful to you.
In a loving, caring, and safe atmosphere, your child will learn and grow with a proven program, based on excellence and experience. At Franklin, the teacher learns what ignites your child’s passions, and helps him to discover and develop his talents.
Choosing an educational program for your child is one of the most important decisions you will ever make. I invite you to come and visit our school and see the magic for yourself.
Head of School
About the Head of School
With 30 years of experience in education, Eleni has been serving Franklin families for 19 years, as teacher first, and then as head of school.
Eleni holds degrees in Early Childhood education and Social Science, and Early Childhood Montessori Credentials, as well. She has served on the American Montessori Society's National accreditation team, and was a validator for Montessori Schools of Maryland. She has also served as an instructor, and continues to serve as a field supervisor for the Montgomery Montessori Institute.
Her passion for excellence is evident in every aspect of her life. Eleni grew up in Chicago, IL, when her parents immigrated from Greece. She and her husband have 3 adult children, and 6 grandchildren. Eleni loves to cook, spend time outdoors in her garden, and listen to music.
Eleni Bokas, Head of School
The mission of Franklin Montessori Schools is to cultivate an environment of resilience, confidence, and joy.
Franklin Montessori Schools began in 1977 as a one room school house comprised of seven preschoolers.
In 1986, Franklin Country Day Montessori School was founded to provide additional classrooms.
Today, with an enrollment of over 230 children, Franklin Montessori Schools offers full day and part-time for children ages three months through six.