Mr. Michael Abundo
Associate's Degree in Culinary Arts from Johnson & Wales University / Early Childhood Development Teaching Certificate from Northern Virginia Community College
I have worked as a Preschool teacher for about 5 years now - serving as an Assistant Teacher and now a Lead teacher. I have experience working with Toddlers/2 YO's/3 YO's/4 YO's. Before becoming a Preschool Teacher, I worked as a Professional Chef for 5 years!
Faith in Action
"Be who you are - and be that well!" is one of my favorite quotes that I try and apply to my student's life and my life as well. It's a simple quote with such a profound meaning!
Favorite Teaching Moment
I make sure to cherish every moment I have with my students - as they bring such joy to my life!
Favorite Activity Outside of School
I enjoy coaching Girls Basketball outside of school! I am currently the Head Coach of the Arlington County Travel Basketball 6th Grade Girls 'A' team and also serve as the Head Coach of the Matrix 2025 Green Girls AAU team. I also serve as a Varsity Assistant for the Girls Basketball team at Thomas Jefferson HS for Science and Technology!
Fun Fact About Me
I coached in the OLGC House League and CYO Basketball program for many years and was fortunate enough to win the House League February Frenzy tournament once!