Asheville Montessori School was acquired in July, 2001, by Nan & Steve Gregory. Coming from successful careers in Dunedin, FL, they returned to Asheville and began a new adventure in their lives. The original campus at Julia Street had 16 children and 1 employee that first year. Through consistently presenting the Montessori method and demonstrating to parents the importance of early childhood education, their waiting list grew to over 60 families by 2004. The need for expansion was evident. Now Asheville Montessori School is comprised of two campuses educating 120 children each year.