Director of Montessori Children’s House

Montessori Children’s House is a pre-school (ages 3-6) in Baton Rouge, Louisiana USA.

In December 1966 Michaela Galasso co-founded the first Montessori school in Baton Rouge.  It was located at St. Agnes Catholic Church,
in downtown Baton Rouge, LA.  Circa 1967 Michaela expanded and opened her own school in her Home. In 1971 Michaela moved her school to its present location on Highland Rd. near LSU.

In August of 2012 Michaela Galasso Williams was given a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Louisiana Montessori Association, the first such award ever given by LMA. She was one of the founding members of the Louisiana Montessori Association (Circa 1975) and was involved in establishing the by laws (ACT 400) which protect and govern Louisiana Montessori Schools today.

Mark Galasso was Director of Montessori Children’s House  from 2008 – 2012

For more information about the school see