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

Mrs. Araceli Uranga

Faculty Information

Preschool Asst.

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Bachelor of Business Administration from the Universidad de Guanajuato in Mexico

Professional Background

This is my ninth year teaching pre-school. I hold a Child Development Associate (CDA) certification. Prior to teaching, I ran the administration of the Permanent Mission of Mexico to the Organization of American States in Washington, DC for more than five years.

Faith in Action

I like applying Saint Francis de Sales thought that says "be who you are and be that well" in everything I do.

Favorite Teaching Moment

I truly enjoy receiving all kids with a big smile in the morning, getting them ready for a day of discovery.

Favorite Food

International cuisine.

Favorite Activity Outside of School

I enjoy running, yoga, swimming, and reading.

Fun Fact About Me

I enjoy long distance running; I have ran close to 50 marathons and a few ultra-marathons. In a couple of occasions, I finished first place in my division in two different 50K races.