How AmeriMont Began

Licato family

AmeriMont Academy was founded by a mom after starting a preschool for her own three children in the year 2000. Mrs. Licato never expected to be in the childcare industry but after touring and evaluating numerous places for her children, the reality of nothing being good enough grew into a dream to develop a superior program that meets the needs of children and parents.” If children have to be away from their parents, they should not just be looked after, but that time should be used to enrich their lives. They deserve to be respected, loved and educated.”

Coming from the perspective of a parent and not an educator, Mrs.Licato understood how parents’ needs also must be met. The webcams were installed to reassure and comfort parents who may wonder how and what their children do after they leave. The need to provide an all-inclusive program came from her love of children and the desire to not exclude anyone, as she would not want her own children to be.

After researching the best ways to accomplish the goal of providing a quality educational environment, Mrs. Licato found that many of her philosophies paralleled that of Dr.Maria Montessori. Recognizing that other educational techniques are very effective and can be used in conjunction with the Montessori philosophy is what has evolved into “An Enriched Montessori Environment”.


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  • Exciting and Academic Summer Programs Available
  • Credentialed Teacher in Every Elementary Classroom
  • Safe and Secure Campuses
  • Integration of Technology into the Classroom
  • 21st Century Learning
  • Spanish/Chinese Instruction 2 Times a Week
  • Family Friendly Environment
  • Small Class Sizes