Michelle Catarino


Michelle was born and raised in a Christian home in Phoenix, AZ and was saved when she was 7 years old.  She attended Arizona State University and American College of Education where she received her bachelors in Secondary Education with a Spanish specialization and her masters in English as a Second Language Curriculum and Instruction.  She went on to teach Spanish 1-4, including AP Spanish and Heritage Speakers Spanish, for 15 years.  Then, she homeschooled her four kids for two years.  In 2021, she and her family moved to North Carolina and the Lord lead her and her family to People’s Baptist Church.  In 2022, the opportunity to teach at GCA opened and she accepted by the Lord’s leading and has been blessed to be a part of the team ever since.

Professional Experience: 16 years

Education:

Bachelors in Secondary Education with a Spanish Specialization, Arizona State University

Masters in English as a Second Language Curriculum and Instruction, American College of Education