E2-100x125Christina Gonzalez

Christina Gonzalez is the Senior Program Director at the Northside Achievement Zone (NAZ). Christina supports the NAZ Engagement Team who partner with families through engagement and achievement planning, ensuring that families are connected to opportunities that support stability and accelerate learning for all scholars to be college ready.

Christina is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW). She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Minnesota in Child Psychology and Spanish/Portuguese—and obtained her master’s degree from the University of Minnesota in Social Work.

Most recently, Christina worked at Washburn Center for Children managing the school-based mental health program for Minneapolis and Bloomington Public Schools. In addition, she served with The Family Partnership for 10 years, first as an in home and play therapist for six years and was then appointed Director of In-Home Services. Christina is also a Community Faculty at the University of Minnesota in the School of Social Work and serves on their Advisory Council.