Ms Anna Standish


BEc, CA, Dip Montessori Studies (Early Childhood)

Anna Standish is the co-founder and director of Montessori House. This operates three early learning centres in metropolitan Adelaide based on the philosophy and curriculum developed by educational pioneer Maria Montessori. 

Anna has been involved in the development of Montessori early learning centres for the past 13 years. She has a proven track record in establishing authentic environments that provide high-quality learning and developmental outcomes for children. She has extensive knowledge of the National Quality Framework and its application in early childhood settings.

Anna has also served as executive member and treasurer of the Australian Childcare Alliance, SA branch for the past six years. This organisation works to advocate for and support private childcare operators across administrative, operational, regulatory and legal matters.

Previously Anna worked as a chartered accountant with KPMG in the area of audit and advisory in a career that spanned 16 years both in Australia and Eastern Europe.

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Anna Standish, board member