About PFM

About Prime Foundation Montessori

Osato Ojofeitimi has a strong professional background in Education and a warm dedication to each and every child in her care. These qualities make Prime Foundation Montessori a special place to learn, play and grow.

Osato has a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Chemistry, a Master’s degree in Environmental Chemistry as well as a Master’s degree in Analytical chemistry with a G.P.A of 3.9. She also received the prestigious AMI Primary Montessori Diploma as well as a Master’s degree in Primary Montessori Education and in Early Childhood Education from Washington Montessori Institute and Loyola University Maryland with a 3.7 G.P.A. She has many years of training in educational theory and methods of providing a structured learning environment.

Osato’s training in Montessori education specializes in teaching children from toddlerhood to 12+ years of age. For over 22 years, Osato has taught in various capacities in elementary schools, educational institutions and establishments. She has taught as a chemistry college professor, high school teacher, elementary teacher, Montessori teacher and a preschool/kindergarten teacher in Nigeria, Florida and the DMV metro area. She held her most recent teaching positions as an Instructional Coach, Mentor Teacher and Lead teacher at a private Montessori school in South Beach, Miami, Florida, a public Montessori school in the District of Columbia, Washington D.C and the only Public Montessori School in Baltimore City, Maryland. Osato is rated “Highly Effective” with a 95% effectiveness composite score which is the highest teaching instructional effectiveness rating available in the public school sector. Osato also has the highest available MSDE Level Credential; she is Level 6 MSDE Credentialed/Certified. Now she proudly runs her own Montessori classroom at her home located at North Potomac, MD.

Through the years, Osato has collected complete classroom sets of Neihuis Montessori teaching materials approved by AMI as the highest quality didactic Montessori materials. She also ensured the collection of top- notch, child-sized community playthings classroom furniture and equipment in the prepared environment. She has built up an arsenal of unique ideas and experience. Parents have continuously commended Osato for her love, support, guidance, consistence and daily dedication to unlocking the potential of every child in her care. Many of her students have moved on to great success, attending schools for the Highly Gifted, Center for Enriched Studies, honors schools and developing extraordinary talents. A Montessori education can bear fruit in your child but it takes a responsive and greatly dedicated teacher with kindness, love and patience to release the “whole child”. Osato’s  expertise and professionalism will ensure that your child gets an authentic Montessori experience while getting the most out of our program; attention to his or her social, emotional, physical, cognitive, and creative needs. Osato is truly excited for you to see your child with time and patience reach new heights as he or she learns , plays, and grows at Prime Foundation Montessori!!