Phone: 520-696-5946


Degrees and Certifications:

Education AS Interior Design-Art Institute of Ft. Lauderdale BS in Elementary and Early Childhood Education-NAU Masters in Special Education with Autism focus-ASU National Board Certification in Special Education National Board Certification in Exceptional Needs Specialist Additional certifications Cross categorical special education (K-12) Structured English Immersion (K-12) reading Endorsement (K-12) Middle School Social Science

Ms. Christine Roche


Prior Experience

Mom for many years, interior designer, and six years teaching special education and four years teaching 6th and 7th grade social studies. So 11 years of teaching here at AMS!

Why I am committed to Cross

  • Cross shares my belief that our students are unique learners and our responsibility is to ensure each and every student exceeds their goals in life!

Defining Moment in my Education

  • Realizing I get to spend every day alongside the most amazing group of students!

Why I Teach at Cross!

  • I believe all children can learn and deserve the best education to realize their potential. The Cross staff shares this belief. This is an amazing place to work. I love my job!

Hobbies and Interests

  • I love traveling, time at the beach, art projects, and best of all—spending time with my children and grandchildren!