After graduating from Bowdoin College, Nora started her career in education as a high school history teacher in public and private schools in the Washington, D.C. area. Her passion for creating pathways of opportunity for young people led her to enroll at the Harvard Graduate School of Education where she received a Master’s in Education.
While in graduate school she began her work in Boston Public Schools supporting under-resourced students. She more recently served at Codman Academy Charter Public School in Dorchester, MA as their Dean of College Advising and Alumni Support. In this role she supported college-bound students through every aspect of their college search, application and financial aid process. In that role, she earned the “Counselor Who Changes Lives Award” given by the national non-profit Colleges That Change Lives (CTCL), an organization dedicated to the advancement and support of a student-centered college search process.
Nora joined the Nobles community in 2013 as Executive Director of the Achieve program, an initiative of Nobles that supports motivated Boston Public School students from middle school through college. Nora is professionally committed to providing the mentoring and support that all students need to achieve their academic and personal goals and to become successful lifelong learners.