Our son was just 2 years old when he first attended Montessori pre-school and Ms. Shriee Srinivas was his very first teacher. She helped him in so many ways in his early days encouraging him in his activities, teaching him patience and courtesy, helping him learn to work in a group setting with other children, and fostering his ability to make friends and meet people. Ms. Shriee was so very patient and kind with him and came up with so many different creative ways to keep him engaged and to develop and foster the children as a group. Her calm and kind demeanor always reassured us and helped assuage our anxiety in those early days. Sean has grown to be a confident and mindful seven year old because of the influence that Ms. Shriee had on him in his first year. I am sure that every child will benefit from her experience and kindness.

Thomas KurianPresident, Oracle Corporation

My daughter enjoys Orion Montessori very much. The staff is caring and dedicated to every child. This is an authentic Montessori so the quality of education is excellent. The director, Shriee has many years of experience. Although this school is new, I have full confidence that it will continue to develop into an amazing place. Orion Montessori will be extending their school to offer an elementary beginning 2016/2017 as well. I have toured many schools in San Jose and only a couple exceed my expectations and this is one of them.”

Christine LaursenPrimary OMS Parent

The founder and owner Shriee is absolutely AMAZING! This school is just PERFECT and incredible. The staff is very caring professional and courteous to ALL the children. If you are looking for a TRUE Montessori school you have found it. This is the greatest gift you can give your children. I thank her everyday for creating such a wonderful perfect environment for my children!

Liz Itterly-WilliamsToddler OMS Parent

Shriee is a wonderful teacher, and has created a very happy environment for her students. We noticed a definite positive effect in our son's behavior and politeness very shortly after he started attending Orion, and are very happy with our decision to send him here.

Ryan DowneyOMS Primary Parent

"Ms. Shriee Srinivas is a truly gifted, compassionate teacher who is exceptionally skilled at bringing out the best in a child. Our son was fortunate to have his first experience of school in her classroom, and it built a strong foundation that has fostered his ongoing love of school and learning. We are very grateful that our son's first school experience was such a safe, successful and fun one!

Allison KurianAssistant Professor of Medicine, Stanford University

"Shriee was my children's teacher at a different Montessori preschool before she started her own school, and she is truly an amazing teacher. She is compassionate and takes Montessori education seriously and applies the embedded principles of respect and love of learning to her work every day. She creates a wonderful safe, nurturing environment for children to learn and grow, at their own pace, but keeping them challenged. If I had preschool age children again, I would definitely want Shriee to be their teacher again and send them to Orion.

Christina Hildebrand

I thank Shriee and the teachers at OMS so much everyday for making my daughter’s schooling experience at OMS so special each and every day! They have included my daughter in so many ways that is beyond special which many schools in the past have not done nor do they treat your children with such love and care! I’ll be really thankful to Shriee and the teachers my whole life for every thing they do for my daughter. I have such immense respect for Shriee and the teachers at OMS. My daughter who never used to speak is not only speaking in full sentence structures, but has learned to care, love, and be compassionate to those around her, and her conversational English has improved beyond measures! My daughter learns a lot everyday from Shriee and the teachers at OMS. I will MOST DEFINITELY be sending my son to OMS very early on so he can be a reflection of all that OMS is, in the individual he grows to be! I can’t say thank you enough, but THANK YOU, Shriee and the teachers at OMS.

Hina Sidhucurrent parent of OMS Primary (3-6 years) child


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