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About MAC

MAC has a strong commitment to serving the needs of children; please see the bios below to learn more about our amazing staff and faculty.


  • Executive Director

  • Jeff Waxman

    I have been working in education for over twenty years as a teacher, tutor, Principal and now, Director.

    After substituting in the public schools back in the 90's in Cincinnati, OH (where I was raised), I was convinced that there had to be a more progressive and respectful way to work with young children. I stumbled upon the Montessori method and the rest was history.

    I received my M.Ed and Montessori Certification (AMS, 6-9 Lower Elementary) from Xavier University and interviewed all over the country. I landed in Denver and taught at the Montessori School of Denver, a 25-year old school with a wonderful program. In my first year there we took the elementary program from falling enrollment to waitlist status. I completed two cycles with two groups of children and after six awesome years, decided to try something different. I launched KIDSPACE, a design business which helped transform children's play spaces and bedrooms into better organized and designed environments using the Montessori philosophy and the imagination of the child as the primary "client". After presenting the business at a Parent Ed at Graland Country Day School, I was approached about taking on a teaching assignment due to an emergency with a staff member, and began teaching third grade. I spent several years at Graland and longed to be back in Montessori. I then accepted a teaching position at Montessori Children's House, which led to an offer to open their fourth and newest location in Stapleton as Director (Principal). I also worked as Director of Family Star Montessori right here in Curtis Park before finding myself just a few blocks down Curtis Street at MAC and loving life. I am so excited to have arrived! What a wonderful community of staff, children and families.

    I live in Curtis Park with my fiancé Keith, our dogs Finn (a LOUD hound) and Chloe and our cats Zoe and Frank. On most days I enjoy walking to work, to lunch and back home and I am glad to call MAC my "second" home.

  • Primary Program Director

  • Director of Admissions & Development

  • Fundraising & Development Manager

  • Montessori Coach

  • Elementary School Director

  • Administrative Assistant

Nido Community

Toddler Community

Primary Community


Specials (Art & Music)

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