Welcome! I am the founder and Head of School at Gallatin Montessori School in beautiful Belgrade, Montana. I am a certified Montessori Teacher for 3-6 year olds through the North American Montessori Center and have completed continuing education through the Montessori Foundation. In addition to my teaching certification, I also have my associates degree in Business Management. My goal through our program is to empower your children to become confident, self-motivated individuals and help them develop a life-long enthusiasm for learning.
Kristina Barnes McKinney-Head Teacher
Kristina was born and raised in Sheridan, Wyoming. She is a MSU-Bozeman 2002 Graduate with a Bachelors Degree in Psychology and English Literature. She also attended the University of Edinburgh in 2004-2005 to obtain a Master's degree in linguistics. Kristina received her Montessori certification for primary 3-6 at the Center for Guided Montessori Studies and worked at Harbor Montessori in the Seattle area as a head teacher and music teacher. She attended The Pacific Northwest Montessori Educational Institute to receive her Montessori Infant/Toddler Certification in 2017. Kristina moved to Belgrade in 2018 and joined Gallatin Montessori School Spring 2019.
Gallatin Montessori School - 310 S. Broadway, Belgrade, MT 59714 Mailing Address: 307 Helen Drive, Belgrade, MT 59714 406-388-2846 firstname.lastname@example.org