Dr. Christine Mastandrea – Board Member
Dr. Christine Mastandrea is a high school counselor at Archbishop McCarthy High School in Southwest Ranches, Florida. As a Broward County native, Christine grew up in Plantation where she played travel soccer locally for many years. In 2008, Christine received an athletic scholarship to attend Ave Maria University, which led her to reside on the west coast of Florida for 6 years.
After completing her undergraduate degree in Psychology, Christine then attended Nova Southeastern University where she received a Master’s degree in School Counseling and a Doctoral degree in Educational Leadership. Additionally, Christine possesses a certificate in College Admission Counseling through UC Berkeley.
Prior to working in Education, Christine served as a Behavioral Health Technician at the David Lawrence Center. Located in Naples, FL, the center provides inpatient, outpatient, residential and community-based prevention and treatment services for children and adults who experience mental health, emotional, psychological and substance use challenges.
While living in Southwest Florida, Christine also frequently volunteered at the Lighthouse of Collier, whose mission is to foster independence and enhance the quality of life for the blind, visually impaired and their caregivers.
Since February of 2020, Christine has been an active volunteer guardian ad litem for Broward County and currently resides in Pembroke Pines. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her 2 Goddaughters, Chelsea and Parker, and assists as one Archbishop McCarthy’s Varsity Women’s Soccer coaches. Within the past 4 years, the team has made 4 State Final Four appearances, winning the Florida 5-A State Championship in 2020.