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Meet staff member Nicole MacDonough

Photo of Elementary Teacher Nicole MacDonough

Hi! I am Nicole MacDonough. I teach kindergarten at Fisher Elementary School.

How long have you been teaching or working in the district?

This is my third year teaching at Fisher Elementary School.

What do you like best about what you do?

It is always a good day when students have “ahhhaa” moments.

What event here at Central Valley CSD has made/makes a difference to you personally and in your career?

I love field days! It is a great way to end the year with staff and students who have worked so hard all year.

What former jobs have you held?

Among numerous jobs involving teaching children, I have also worked at a family owned drug store since I was 8 years old.

Where were you educated?

I attended Niagara University for both my graduate degree and my masters degree.

Where have you lived?

New Hartford and Utica

If you could do anything on a weekend, what would you do?

I love to snuggle-up with my goldendoodle Simba and relax on the couch.

If we were to listen to your iPod or sound system, what would be playing?

Dave Matthews Band

What is your favorite television show/movie/actor?

That’s a tough one! Friends, How I Met Your Mother, and Gothem are some of my favorites.

If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go and why?

I would love to go back to Italy to visit my family!