“I have had the distinct pleasure of knowing Shaila Holla as a member of the Karnataka State Badminton team. She is a dedicated and committed individual. I have no doubt that she will bring these traits in establishing Mitra Montessori House of Children. I wish her all the best in this venture.”

Prakash Padukone, Badminton ace

“Shaila Holla truly feels the philosophy and spirit of Dr. Maria Montessori and this is reflected in the amazing way she reaches out to children.Her forte is the love, care and respect she gives to each child keeping his/her individual needs constantly in mind.”

Samina Mahmood, Founder Principal
Head Start Montessori House of Children, Bangalore

“Shaila is very sensitive and has understood the Montessori concepts. I very much appreciate her, be it for the courage for taking the big step to change her career option from IT to pedagogy, or the invaluable commitment she has shown to her work with Children. She had a positive impact on her colleagues and the members of the faculty always had positive comments about her.”

Lakshmi Krishnakumar, AMI Montessori Trainer, Hyderabad

“Shaila shares a good rapport with children. She is calm, approachable and thinks of each child as precious, respects the child and his\her interests and needs. Shaila is very passionate about the Montessori method and philosphy.”

Geetha Nityanand, Montessori Consultant

“Shaila is very reliable, with high integrity and strong values. She is the one I have complete trust in to handle delicate and complex issues. Time and again she has validated my faith in her.”

Roshan Mawani, Director
Children’s Garden Montessori, Oak Park, IL, USA

“My daughter has loved every day in your class and has grown so much. We have appreciated your patience, gentle tone and loving guidance.”

Tracy and Jake, Parent

“Your kindness, patience and thoughtfulness are rare qualities to find in one individual and we consider ourselves blessed to have been touched by them.”

Kyle, Parent