Catherine Madrid is Atmosphere's 7th Grade Teaching Assistant. Born and raised in New York City, Ms. Madrid attended Hostos Community College and is currently pursuing her Bachlelor's Degree in Special Education. Madrid has taught children with autism and disabilities for over 10 years. She also continues working with them as a ABA technician. For the past 5 years she has worked as a Teacher's Assistant in special education classroom settings honing in on her skills. Her passion is to empower her students by helping them build confidence in themselves and in their work. Her goal is to help her students accomplish whatever it is they put their minds to. She believes the best reward is sharing moments of accomplishment with them. Ms. Madrid is excited to be part of the Atmosphere team!