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Meet staff member Nicole Rocci

Photo of CVA Social Worker Nicole RocciHi! My name is Nicole Rocci. I am a school social worker at Central Valley Academy. This is my first year with the district.

What do you like best about what you do?

I love being a constant support and a positive influence on students. I love interacting with students and helping them realize their strengths and full potential.

What former jobs have you held?

I have worked as a waitress, professional dancer, dance teacher and worked in retail.

Where were you educated?

  • Utica College of Syracuse University – B.A.
  • Fordham University – M.S.W.

Where have you lived?

I have lived in New York City, Vermont (briefly) and in New Hartford, NY.

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

I would go to a new restaurant. I’m a huge “foodie” and I love trying new foods and cooking.

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

I love all types of music – House, classic rock, old school RAP, Gospel

What is your favorite television show/movie/actor?

My favorite movie is Goodfellas (1990).

What one thing would you share that people might not know about you?

I know New York City like the back of my hand. I can get anyone, anywhere in the city by mass transit.