Catherine Farrell worked for 17 years in the Hewlett-Woodmere School District in Woodmere, Long Island. She held administrative assistant positions, primarily with the title of account clerk.
Catherine graduated from Hunter College in New York City with a liberal arts degree in Sociology. She worked with various software applications, including the student management information system, state reporting of standardized tests, and the purchasing program. For many years she was responsible for initiating purchase orders and producing budget reports, as well as student information reports. She considers herself to be a detail oriented person; her strengths lie in record-keeping and organizing.