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Contact Details

Telephone Numbers:

087 164 0303 | 072 609 5979

Postal Address:

Postnet #184

The Fig Tree



Operating Hours:
Mon – Fri: 8.00 – 16.00
Sat, Sun & Public Holidays: Closed


Irmgard Pringle – SAMA Operations & Grievance Manager: / 072 609 5979

Izanne Nieuwoudt – Administration (membership processing/ invoicing/ vacancies):

Natalie Gröss – National Representative and SAMA Executive Officer (Montessori Curriculum/ Pedagogy/ Classroom Support Representative for SAMA Members):

Gauteng, KZN, Mpumalanga, Limpopo & NW – / 076 331 7669

Western, Southern, Eastern Cape & Other – / 076 831 8333



Nicky Rodseth – President
Hawa Tayob – Deputy President
TBA – General Secretary
Sadiya Mohammed – Treasurer
Martin Pinchen – Ordinary Member
Dr Rethabile Mashale-Sonibare – Ordinary Member
Stephen Wessels – Ordinary Member
TBA – Ordinary Member

Advisory Council:

Western Cape: Jacky Price, Mariana van Niekerk and Emma Medell
Gauteng: Heidi van Staden, Bukelwa Selema and Lesley Heywood
KZN: Lucy Cronje and Mariam Amra
Eastern Cape: Taddy Beyleveld and Rita van Heerden

Honorary Members:

Prudence Ramsey

Dr Lindsay van Den Berg

Quick Enquiry

Kindly fill in the form below and we shall respond as soon as possible.

Please note:

For queries regarding enrollment in a specific Member School, please search the SAMA Member Schools section of the website to find contact details for the School. SAMA is not involved with the day to day running of our Member Schools.

For queries regarding Montessori Training or Training Centres, please follow this link to the website Homepage and scroll down to find the Training Institution Listings.

    SAMA Representation:

    NAISA Rep: Natalie Gröss –
    ECD Intersectoral Representative: Natalie Gröss –
    Gauteng JLC Rep: Natalie Gröss –
    WC JLC Rep: Sadiya Mohammed –
    KZN JLC Reps: Lucy Cronje –
    SAMACon Admin: Irmgard Pringle –