Meet the MKU Katy Team

Michelle Lopez Arriaga is our Head of School

Michelle Lopez Arriaga is our Head of School at Montessori Kids Universe Katy. She began her career working with children in 2001. In 2004 she obtained her Associates Degree with an emphasis on Early Childhood Education. She then received her Directors Certification from the state of Texas in 2008. Michelle’s passion is working with families, children, and teachers to provide high quality early learning experiences. It is her mission and passion to stay current and up to date in the Child Care industry. Michelle enjoys reading, crafting, and spending quality time with her family.

Rebecca Gonzales - Lead Transition Teacher

Rebecca Gonzales is a lead Transition Teacher at Montessori Kids Universe Katy. She also serves as the schools Assistant Director/Curriculum Specialist. Rebecca graduated from Eastern New Mexico University with a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education with an emphasis in Birth to PreK. She began her teaching journey in 2011 while attending high school. In 2017, Rebecca moved to Katy, TX and quickly joined MKUK. She received her Montessori Certification for Infants/Toddlers in January 2019.