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  • July 30, 2014 •  The Board of Directors is happy to announce Erika Kambs as Northeast Iowa Montessori's new Head of School. •  Erika is excited to be joining the NEIM family. She comes to us with a great deal of administrative leadership experience from her time with Green Iowa AmeriCorps and the Oneota Film Festival. Erika first became familiar with Northeast Iowa Montessori and our  [...]

  • January 21, 2014 •  Trail running like no other! •  It's happening this year thanks to the Northeast Iowa Montessori School and with a little help from the Decorah Human Powered Trails (DHPT). •  Find yourself running in the gorgeous terrain surrounding Decorah, Iowa. •  Presenting the Driftless Discovery Trail Run, June 7, 2014. •  3 distances: •  The Little Drifters 1  [...]

  • October 1, 2013 •  Join your favorite, downtown chefs and the Montessori school for a night of international cuisine, and live music and dancing by Maritza. All proceeds go to support the Montessori School and its Capital Campaign to buy their downtown building on Water Street. •  Local chefs include: •  Tom Skold (Executive chef, Hotel Winneshiek) Justin Scardina (Chef, La Rana;  [...]

  • April 3, 2013 •  Children ages 4-10 are invited to join us this summer and learn about languages and cultures at Northeast Iowa Montessori School. •  Four sessions of week-long language courses will be offered in the Spanish and Norwegian. The camps will be taught by native speakers and experienced teachers. Campers will learn numbers, letters, songs, and common phrases in the language  [...]

  • October 31, 2012 •  Area residents were treated to a special evening of international cuisine and entertainment as Northeast Iowa Montessori School hosted Around the World in Five Plates: A Celebration of United Nations Day. •  The event, held at the Steyer Opera House in the Hotel Winneshiek, showcased five chefs from Decorah's diverse downtown restaurants: •  Mark Rollins,  [...]

  • September 21, 2012 •  Join your favorite, downtown chefs and the Montessori school for a night of international cuisine, live music by Luther's Balalaika (Russian) Ensemble and ballroom dancing instruction by Luther's Ballroom Dancing Club. All proceeds go to support the Montessori School and its Capital Campaign to buy their downtown building on Water Street. •  Local chefs  [...]

  • April 1, 2012 •  Northeast Iowa Montessori School is pleased to announce a pilot summer language program.  Two separate two-week language camps will be offered for children 3 to 8 years of age: •  Spanish (July 9-20) Norwegian (July 23-August 3) On week days from 9:00am to noon, 15 participants will receive an introduction to the language, culture and customs of their designated  [...]

  • December 2, 2011 •  Members of Northeast Iowa Monetessori School participated in the Decorah Area Chamber of Commerce holiday parade for the second year in a row. The weather was warmer than usual but despite the lack of snow Santa paid a visit to school after the parade had finished. • 

  • May 27, 2011 •  Northeast Iowa Montessori School celebrated its end of year picnic at Phelps Park, marking the culmination of the first year at the new 418 West Water Street location. • 

  • December 3, 2010 •  Members of Northeast Iowa Monetessori school participated in the Decorah Area Chamber of Commerce holiday parade for the first time this year. After the walk down Water Street amidst falling snow parents, grandparents, children, guides, and friends gathered at the School for hot chocolate and cookies. •  Santa even came out of the cold and paid a special visit! • 

  • November 5, 2010 •  Northeast Iowa Montessori school was welcomed to its new downtown location by representatives from the Decorah Area Chamber of Commerce. NEIM board members, guides, and children participated in the festive ribbon cutting ceremony. • 

  • June 14, 2010 •  Northeast Iowa Montessori School has named Jennifer Fisher Jones its new director. •  Jones comes to NEIM with 25 years of teaching experience. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Macalester College and holds an Iowa Teaching License with a K-12 Art Endorsement from the University of Iowa. Jennifer has experience teaching in private and public schools in Iowa and  [...]

  • May 28, 2010 •  Northeast Iowa Montessori School celebrated its end of year picnic at Phelps Park. Special thanks was paid to Jane Bush, who has accepted a teaching position at Desales in Ossian, Iowa. • 

  • May 6, 2010 •  The Northeast Iowa Montessori School (NEIM) Children’s House invites members of the Decorah community to an open house on Saturday, May 22nd, 2010 from 9am to 12pm, to celebrate its new location at 418 Water Street. NEIM’s teachers and board members will be on hand to provide demonstrations of classroom materials, answer questions, and share why Montessori schools  [...]