Ages 3-12
 West Orange Montessori School
Montessori Education

Michelle Dulany
Founder, Administrator
West Orange Montessori School
Winter Garden, FL
Opened Fall of 2007

2009 - 2011 Researched and designed Montessori K-8 Charter School Proposal for a new, innovative, tuition-free Montessori program; unanimously approved by the Orange County Public School Board; Opened Fall of 2011, 80+ students.

Founder, Administrator, Lead teacher at Midcoast Montessori School in Bath, Maine, 1999 to 2007.


  • Studying Educational Leadership at the Fischler School of Education at Nova Southeastern University, EdD program.
  • M.A. in Education & K-12 School Administration, Oral Roberts Univ., Tulsa, OK, 1996.
  • B.F.A., magna cum laude, Colby-Sawyer College, New London, N.H., 1984. Class Salutatorian. Only two-time recipient of the Edith B. Long Art scholarship.
  • Montessori Teacher Certification: Primary (Birth - 6 yrs.), and Elementary ( 6 - 12 yrs.), American Montessori Society.

An experienced school administrator and teacher, Michelle has founded two AMS recognized Montessori Schools one in Maine from 1999-2007, and currently WOMS in Florida.
Received Montessori teacher training and certification for Primary (3-6 yr), and Elementary (6-12 yr), through the American Montessori Society.

Inspiring A Passion For Lifelong Learning