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Hello, I'm Angela

Since 1988, I have proudly owned and operated The Montessori Academy in Glendale, dedicated to the goal of providing excellence in education in philosophy for the individual child – a great tool for the natural process of human development.

If you want to learn more about me and my background, please continue reading. And feel free to contact me with any of your questions or concerns.

Early Life:

Angela Bibile was born into a family deeply passionate about education. Growing up in New Zealand, she experienced the transformative power of learning firsthand. From an early age, Angela displayed a natural curiosity and a keen interest in child development. She founded the first location in Glendale, CA in 1986.

Educational Journey:

Angela pursued her education at prestigious UCLA where she earned her early Child Education and Montessori education in UCSD. Her research focused on alternative education methods, with a particular emphasis on the Montessori philosophy. Inspired by Maria Montessori's innovative approach, Angela became determined to bring this transformative method to more children.

International Inspiration:

During her studies, Angela had the opportunity to travel extensively, visiting Montessori schools around the world. These experiences deepened her understanding of the method's universal appeal and effectiveness. Angela was particularly influenced by her time in Sri Lanka, where she observed firsthand the success of the Montessori approach in diverse cultural settings.

Passion for Child-Centered Learning:

Upon returning home, Angela felt a calling to establish a school that would embody the principles of child-centered learning. Her vision was to create an environment where children could develop holistically, nurturing their intellectual, emotional, and social growth.

Founding the School:

In the early 2000s, armed with her academic knowledge, global insights, and a burning passion for education, Angela founded the "Glendale Montessori School." Located in a serene and inspiring setting, the school quickly gained recognition for its commitment to fostering independence, creativity, and a love for learning in its students.

Innovations in Montessori Education:

Angela’s school became a hub for innovation in Montessori education. She introduced modern technologies to complement traditional Montessori materials, ensuring that her students were well-prepared for the challenges of the 21st century.

Community Impact:

Under Angela's leadership, the Glendale Montessori School became an integral part of the local community. The school's success drew families seeking an educational experience that went beyond conventional norms.


Angela’s dedication to the Montessori philosophy and her commitment to creating a nurturing environment for children left a lasting legacy. Her contributions to education continue to inspire educators and parents alike, shaping the lives of countless children who have passed through the doors of Glendale Montessori Academy.

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