BS, MACE, JD
Special Projects Coordinator
Michelle Gros is the Special Projects Coordinator for the Pelican Center for Children and Families and the Program Improvement Plan Coordinator for the Louisiana Court Improvement Program. Michelle previously worked with children and families in multiple roles at Healing Place Church in Baton Rouge, LA. She is passionate about improving the foster care system and adoption process and has personal experience as a foster parent and adoptive parent. Michelle and her husband, Rob, were recognized by the Congressional Coalition of Adoption Institute as a 2018 Angels in Adoption Honoree. She graduated in 2003 with a BS from LSU in Family, Child and Consumer Sciences with a concentration in Human Services Management and a minor in Sociology; in 2005 with a Masters in Christian Education from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary; and, in 2018 with a JD from Southern University Law Center.