First Grade Instructional Assistant | Christine joined Valley Catholic in January 2021 as a 1st grade Instructional Assistant. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a concentration in Child Development from Kent State University. Prior to coming to Valley Catholic, Christine worked with children and families in need for 30 years providing education, mentorship, resources, and support. She is a Disaster Services volunteer with the American Red Cross and is a founding team member and volunteer with the Portland Food Project. Christine enjoys dancing, baking, traveling, hiking, and making memories with her family.