School Staff

The Owner, Director and lead teacher, Rachel Wilcox Watson

Rachel has worked with children ages 2 to 6 for the last 25 years. She received her degree from Louisiana State University in 1992 and her Montessori training from the National Center for Montessori Education (NCME) in San Diego, California in 1995. NCME has recently merged with American Montessori Society or AMS. Rachel worked in a variety of early childhood positions in San Diego over a 12 year period. She worked as a lead teacher at The Montessori School of San Diego, she was Assistant Preschool Director and curriculum instructor at Horizon Christian Preschool in Rancho Santa Fe and lead teacher and Preschool Director at Chabad Hebrew Academy Preschool in San Diego. She has also worked as a Montessori consultant to schools helping to develop curriculum and programs. 

Rachel is a member of the American Montessori Society (AMS) and the Louisiana Montessori Association (LMA). She feels extremely blessed to be operating her own school and sharing her love of Montessori and early childhood development with the families here. Rachel is married and has a daughter who attended this school.

Former Lead teacher, Allison Bradbury - After 12 years at LMMP Mrs Allison retired in 2019. We are forever grateful for the love and care she gave the children during the years she was here❤️.

Lead Teacher Allison Smith Timphony- We welcomed our “new” Mrs Allison In 2019. She is a college graduate and also holds a master’s degree in education. She is a credentialed kindergarten teacher who has worked in the field of early childhood and kindergarten education for over 25 years in schools such as Christ Episcopal and 

St Martins. We are very excited to have her on our team at LMMP!!❤️