Our Staff

The professionally trained teachers and staff at NCC bring experience, commitment, and drive to our program.  Under the leadership of our compassionate owner, Cathleen Farrell, our teachers strives to instill a love of learning in our children. Our teachers provide a healthy and safe environment for our children along with frequent positive interactions between themselves and the children. ​

STARFISH/PRE-K CLASSROOM

Lead teacher Debbe Nicholson brings over 30 years of experience to her classroom. With her co-teacher, Paula Murray, they provide our children with the skills needed for kindergarten.

STARFISH/PRE-K CLASSROOM

Lead teacher Debbe Nicholson brings over 30 years of experience to her classroom. With her co-teacher, Paula Murray, they provide our children with the skills needed for kindergarten.

STARFISH/PRE-K CLASSROOM

Lead teacher Debbe Nicholson brings over 30 years of experience to her classroom. With her co-teacher, Paula Murray, they provide our children with the skills needed for kindergarten.

DOLPHIN CLASSROOM

The dolphin class is taught by Katie Malone, Ed Sullivan and Meg Murray.  Between the three teachers, they have over 15 year of experience, dedication and a passion for teaching. They continue to provide and hone in on skills needed for the pre-k class. 

MINNOW CLASSROOM

Minnow teachers Brooke Simmons and Maria Andrade bring a new and exciting level of creativity to our youngest class. They introduce skills and routines that lay the foundation for this critical time in development.

ASSISTANT TEACHERS​

Becky Mack is an assistant in all three classrooms. We are very fortunate to have her as well as extra sets of hands during the summer months with our dedicated summer assistants. We also work with Nantucket High School's school to career program and have an intern during the school year.

Our assistants are:

Ilida Barber

Trevaun Flaherty

Maya Balling

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16 Newtown Road, Nantucket, MA