Maren Katz is a native German and moved with her family from Germany to the US in 2007, after living 1.5 years in the Netherlands. With the birth of her first son in 1999, she left the corporate world and became a stay at home mom. Always interested in foreign languages and being fluent in English, French and Dutch, she successfully started a kids’ English club for her children and their friends in 2002. Since in Germany it is illegal to homeschool, Maren and her family took her husband’s job opportunity to move to the US with a stop over in The Netherlands to be able to homeschool. She’s excited to share her joy of learning a new language and opening the door to understanding another culture through sharing her German roots. Maren enjoys reading and sewing to relax , she’s also supported her daughter’s love for animals in helping her raise a Canine Companion for Independence guide dog puppy as a high school project. Together with her husband of 26 years and her 3 kids she enjoys to spend a week at the beach either for vacation or to serve families with pediatric cancer through the Blue Skies Ministry
. She loves to worship at Passion City Church.