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Andrea Cooper

Employment Specialist

B.A., Psychology, University of Massachusetts Boston
M.Ed., Higher Education Administration, Northeastern University

Andrea Cooper is currently serving as an employment specialist for the Institute for Community Inclusion. Andrea is an alumna of UMass Boston graduating in 2002 with a B.A. in psychology. She holds UMass dear to her heart, and is thrilled to be given the opportunity to work for ICI and UMass.

Andrea received her Master's degree in Education with a concentration in Higher Education Administration from Northeastern University. After graduating, she spent the majority of her career working in social services. Andrea has extensive work in disability services, starting as an employment specialist and later transitioning into the education coordinator with a focus on supporting clients with their education goals.

Most recently, Andrea worked as a health and wellness coordinator. She has always had a passion for helping people and truly feels it is what she was meant to do. When not at work, Andrea loves to craft, read, dance, and spend time with her husband and beautiful daughter.

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