Ms. Mara

Ms. Mara is thrilled to be the Assistant Teacher for the Brown Bears.  Ms. Mara graduated from Hofstra University with a degree in Elementary Education and Child Psychology.  As well as a Master’s Degree from Walden University.  Ms. Mara was an elementary school teacher for 8 years before having her two girls, Reagan and Quinn.  Reagan is now in 1st grade and Quinn is a Busy Bee at Community Kids.

During her free time, she enjoys working out, spending time with her family, and reading.  Mrs. Mara has worked with children of all ages and loves helping and watching them learn and grow.

She is certified in CPR/First Aid, E-MAT and Child Abuse and Neglect.

Ms. Mara has certificates from Early Childhood professional training courses and continues to take Child Development-related courses.  Her annual requirement as a teacher is 18 hours of Continue Ed Hours in Early Childhood Education.  Ms. Mara is required to have a physical (every year) and TB Test (every 2 years) completed the first day of preschool each New Year.  She has done two background checks with Central Registry Release by the Department of Social Services as well as a Background Fingerprints are done every 5 years.

Please contact Ms. Mara at brownbearsasst@ckcp.org