Teresa Zarate-Castellanos

Teresa Zarate-Castellanos, MSW

Development Coach

Teresa started her career in social work as a Family Services Coordinator (FSC) at the Martin Luther King Jr. Family Outreach Center. This job ignited Teresa’s interest in working with children and their families, which has been her passion since.

Prior to coming to The Alliance, Teresa worked for the Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) for 7 years. She primarily worked as a Child and Family Welfare Services worker, but also has experience working as a courtesy social worker and facilitating FTDMs.

Teresa graduated from Eastern Washington University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Social Work degree. She earned her Master of Social Work degree through CWTAP in 2020.