The mission of the BOSMMA is to create a strong, mutually supportive partnership with parents, families, the community, and the teachers as facilitators for the purpose of maximizing every child’s academic and personal growth; to encourage the development of the whole child by providing a comprehensive Montessori education which cultivates foundational skills and independent thought as well as awareness of one’s environment; empathy for others; social ease and confidence; to consider the emotional, intellectual, physical, social and spiritual development of the total child by offering the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (an Orthodox Christian Montessori Church School program) and addressing the uniqueness of each one in a nurturing, emotionally secure and academically excellent environment; to help our students to grow up to be successful global citizens.