Cathy Nicastro spent the first twelve years of her career in education working in early childhood classrooms, and the last twenty as a secondary high school English teacher. She earned her undergraduate degree at UMASS-Amherst and her M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction through Integrating the Arts at Lesley. . A lifelong reader and lover of poetry, Cathy jumped at the chance to T.A. for them when offered in the fall of 2021, and has enjoyed doing so ever since. In addition to working for Poetry in America, Cathy works part time as a tour guide at Louisa May Alcott’s, Orchard House, and rooting for the Red Sox.
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