Our History

Our owner, Miss Sharon, has been working in education for over 30 years as an elementary school teacher, not only in Nebraska, but also in Texas. She is a state certified teacher and holds her principle certification. She has her bachelor’s degrees in Elementary Education, Special Education, Business Management, a Master’s Degree in Management and an MBA. Miss Sharon always knew her teaching style was “unconventional”, but in 2012, she stumbled upon theMontessori Method and immediately realized how closely aligned her teaching style was to it.

She had always dreamed of opening a school, but now she realized her dream of opening aMontessori school.In June of 2014, dreams became a reality and La Bella Vita Montessori was founded. We opened our first location on 142nd and Blondo with just a Toddler and Early Childhood classroom. In October that year, we added a Nido Classroom. With great success, a short two years later, our second location was opened on 168th and Blondo.

However, we knew something was still missing. So, the next year, in 2017, we opened our Elementary Program which caters children in Kindergarten through 6th Grade. La Bella Vita Montessori is now accredited by the NebraskaDepartment of Education. In July of 2020, we made the hard decision to close our location on 142nd and Maple due to COVID-19. Even though it was a difficult decision to make, we realized that sometimes you have to take one step backwards to take a giant leap forward. Click here to learn how we are taking safety precautions during COVID-19.

La Bella Vita Montessori Mission, Vision and Core Values


La Bella Vita is a small, family-oriented Montessori School. We serve our community by providing an authentic Montessori education, led by certified AMS teachers.

We lead the Omaha Early Childhood community by providing organic snacks, a chemical free school and a Certified Nature Explore Classroom.

Our goal is to create lifelong learners by instilling independence, confidence and a love of learning starting at a young age


Our vision is to be widely known and sought after for our outstanding education andimpact we have made on the Montessori community.

Core Values

Creating a culture of warmth, trust and belonging where everyone is supported.

Where everyone is given an opportunity for continuing their education and personal growth.

Giving our very best and holding ourselves accountable in all that we do.

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