Meet staff member Arianna DeLoach

closeup of smiling woman with pulled back hair in a school lobbyHi! My name is Arianna DeLoach. I am a counselor with the Neighborhood Center serving students and their families at Central Valley.

This year, Central Valley has partnered with the Neighborhood Center to provide support services for our students. Ms. DeLoach works with students in Project AIM (Achieve-Inspire-Motivate) one day each week at Jarvis Middle School and CVA. She has worked for the past four years with a focus on social and emotional development.

What do you like best about what you do?

Having the opportunity to make a difference in a young person’s life.

Where are you involved outside of school and what do you like best about it?

I currently work for the Neighborhood Center as the Director of School Age Childcare. I love watching my 75 kids grow and develop year after year!

Where were you educated?

Proctor High School, Mohawk Valley Community College, and SUNY Albany

Where have you lived?

I was born and raised in Utica!

If you could do anything on a weekend, what would you do?

Shopping, traveling, or cooking

If we were to listen to your iPod or sound system, what would be playing?

An eclectic mix of everything- pop, classic rock, jazz, country. I love it all!

What is your favorite television show/movie/actor?

House Hunters on HGTV. I could watch it ALL day.

If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go and why?

I would definitely go to Italy for the amazing food and culture!