Degrees and Certifications:

BA French and Romance Philology Columbia University Associates Degree in Science Bristol Community College

Cara Nielsen

Cara currently works in the elementary school with grades 1 and 2 and in the high school with students with severe needs.  She is currently developing a school to work program for these students with the collaboration of Ms. Cordone.  Cara started at the school as a preschool TA. She then went back to school to get her COTA license.  This is her second year as a COTA and she is currently getting her Master’s in Occupational Therapy while still working here at the school full time.   Cara has her BA in Romance Philology from Columbia University and her associates degree for her COTA license.  Together with her two daughters, dog and husband, Cara loves living and working here on Nantucket.