A K-8 Blue Ribbon School in Vienna, VA

Be who you are and be that well

Welcome to Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic School which has a long standing reputation for academic excellence and a caring environment which facilitates learning and spiritual, social, emotional and physical growth.

Staff Profile

Mr. Michael Abundo

Faculty Information

Preschool Teacher

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Associate's Degree in Culinary Arts from Johnson & Wales University / Early Childhood Development Teaching Certificate from Northern Virginia Community College

Professional Background

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 Food

Thai food!

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!