Hummingbird Montessori Preschool is a welcoming learning environment in Albany. It is nestled in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area, amidst an excellent K-12 public school district. Hummingbird places an emphasis on allowing children a safe and enjoyable social environment in which to explore their interests and talents of all kinds. Here at Hummingbird, we believe a healthy preschool experience is the key to a child's success in all future education.


Our Staff 

Jeanne Devin, Director & Head Teacher

Jeanne has been a preschool teacher in the Bay Area for 31 years. She started Hummingbird Montessori in 1996, and is thrilled with what the school has become. She has a B.A. in Childhood Development from Mills College and is a qualified Montessori teacher (AMS Certified) as well. When she isn't teaching, she enjoys doing yoga, hiking beautiful bay area trails, gardening, cooking, and spending time with her daughter, Lucy.

Hummingbird Students