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Mariana Bissonnette

United States


Mariana Bissonnette (she/her) is an Oakland-based Montessori educator, parent of two, and author of the award-winning Montessori parenting book Babies build Toddlers: A Montessori Guide to Parenting the First 18 Months. Mariana is deeply committed to bringing access to Montessori education for all from birth and has helped over 1500 families adopt and implement the Montessori Method at home through her parenting education organization The PEACE Program (Parent Education and Child Empowerment)! Mariana has her AMI Montessori teaching credentials for 0-3 and 3-6 and has taught at each of those levels, working with infants, toddlers, preschoolers and kindergarteners. The PEACE Program's signature program is the Montessori Masterclass where families can find digestible, practical courses, information and community groups, all facilitated by our team of multicultural, international Montessori trained guides.