Nadia HAMIDI: Founder and Director



An enthusiastic (and expert!) management provided by Nadia Hamidi
With Nadia in the role of principal, the children of the school benefit from the momentum of:

With children between 3 and 12 years old including 5 years as director of the bilingual school of Rueil-Malmaison.

Nadia is an educator from AMI (Association Montessori Internationale) since June 2000. She is co-author with Charlotte Poussin and Hadrien Roche of the reference book “Montessori from 6 to 12 years old, teach me to think for myself” and has accompanied many children with specific needs as a Montessori therapist.

She graduated from the University of Paris X in Educational Sciences and Child Psychology and from the University of Loyola Maryland (Montessori therapy, neurodevelopmental disorders and ABA Montessori), she also followed the teacher training of schools at the IUFM of Saint-Germain en Laye.

Our director is an external speaker for the training provided as a trainer since 2010 years with the ISMM (Institut Supérieur Maria Montessori), she also supervises several schools in France and abroad. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of the MFA (Montessori France association).

Nadia has been Gabriel’s proud mother since 2012.

Today, the AMF, Association Montessori de France, aims to bring together people interested in the educational ideas of Maria Montessori, to make her philosophy better known to families, health and education professionals, to defend the rights of the child.

Nadia’s background allows her to wear several hats within the school: she supports the educators in the implementation of the educational project, regularly intervenes in each class in observation of the children and puts her skills as Montessori therapists at the service if necessary. children who would need a boost or additional support in their journey.

This operation allows her to be attentive every day to the needs of children, educators and parents and thus manage the school in a human, dynamic and collaborative way.


The child is not a vase that we fill but a source that we let spring.