La Petite Ecole Monaco was founded proudly with the vision to combine the leading educational approaches in a caring, natural eco-friendly environment in the beautiful heart of Monaco. The importance of helping less fortunate children worldwide is central to our school, and guided us to partner with Mission Enfance to build schools in struggling areas of developing countries.
Stephanie Ayre studied international law in Paris at Assas Pantheon Sorbonne and then trained as a Montessori teacher. She traveled frequently between Thailand, France, Monaco and Australia with her three children and husband. After being involved in different school systems in the aforementioned countries she decided to open La Petite Ecole in Cap d'Ail in 2016. Following the huge success of La Petite Ecole in Cap d'Ail, Stephanie co-founded La Petite Ecole Monaco and manages the school as the Director.
Aviv Pode is an information technology specialist with over twenty years of professional experience. After his experience in humanitarian aid and disaster relief during the 2004 Tsunami in South-East Asia and as a regional coordinator of food collection and distribution and educational programs in humanitarian aid organizations, Aviv co-founded La Petite Ecole Monaco. He leads the humanitarian aid projects initiated by the school.