Regina Ateca, Assistant Head of School
Regina Ateca was born and raised in Clarksville (Montgomery County), Tennessee. After graduating from Clarksville High School, she attended Austin Peay State University. Mrs. Ateca received her Bachelor of Science degree from Austin Peay State University in 1995. She has a major in Interdisciplinary Studies and Education with a concentration in Early Childhood Education. She has taught second grade, third grade, and Kindergarten. After many years in the classroom, Mrs. Ateca was afforded the opportunity to complete her Masters in Education with Reading Specialist concentration at Carson Newman University. While attending APSU, she met the man of her dreams, Bob Ateca. They married in 1989 just one week after his graduation. They have four beautiful children; Lauren, Anamarie, Isaac, and Miriam. Two amazing men are married to their older daughters and one sweet, music loving daughter in law is married to their son. They have three very energetic grandchildren! The volleyball loving teenager is still at home and attends Grace Baptist Academy. Mrs. Ateca's hope is that she lives out her life verse, Colossians 3:12; “Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourself with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience.” each and every day. She is very excited to move into the role of Assistant Head of School!
Mrs. Ateca enjoys attending Grace Academy football games, where her husband, Bob, is the head football coach. Her life is blessed by watching her children grow into fantastic adults, spending time with her family, spending time with friends, and cooking/baking. Mrs. Ateca attends Rockpoint Community Church.