In early 2014, Grace Life Fellowship began preparations for a preschool program. Shortly after preparations were underway, Kathryn Soule Chalas joined the staff as our first Preschool Director to oversee the start-up. The preschool opened in September 2015.

Kathryn earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Family, Child and Consumer Sciences - Nursery School and Kindergarten Concentration from Louisiana State University in 1997. She came to us as the former director of another preschool in Baton Rouge and has also served in a variety of other early childhood roles including a pre-k teacher, kindergarten teacher and aftercare director. She is also a member of the National Association of the Education of Young Children.

Kathryn has attended Grace Life Fellowship for over 18 years. She is the wife of GLF Lead Pastor, Timothy Chalas and mother of Caroline (16), Andrew (13) and Olivia (10).

Contact Kathryn at or at the preschool office at 225.769.8998.