Cherish Santamaria is a VCA Alumni who has returned to teach at VCA!
During the time Cherish has served at VCA she has been a Preschool aide, 8th grade homeroom teacher, middle school science teacher, and our middle school STEM Teacher.  Now we are excited to welcome her as our 4th grade teacher. Cherish is a gifted teacher who joyfully serves the Lord with her many talents.
“I attended VCA from Pre-school all the way through 5th grade. I continued my education in Christian schools. I am now pursuing a degree in Elementary Education through Arizona Christian University. I have spent time volunteering in my mother’s (Alice Santamaria) 3rd grade classroom. I have enjoyed volunteering at Journey Church in the Pre-school and Elementary Children’s Ministries.”


Igniting Hearts. Unleashing Minds


We are a vibrant community who exist for the purpose of assisting families in their God-given call to educate their children. We partner with a variety of families including those who are looking for a strong Christian foundation as well as those who are passionate about finding a safe environment with high expectations and quality academics. Located on the campus of the Verde Community Church we are blessed to have bright spacious classrooms, a full-size gymnasium, and a large playground complete with a plethora of equipment More Info >>


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