Early Life and Education
Mary Flaherty hails from Yonkers, New York and earned both her Bachelor of Arts in English and Master of Education degrees at Molloy College Honors Program. Additionally, she earned a Certificate in Creative Teaching and Learning – Gifted Education from College of New Rochelle. Mary currently divides her time teaching English between Casimir Pulaski School and Westchester Hills School 29 while also holding New York State certification for grades seven through twelve as a gifted educator.
O’Flaherty was considerably older than Mackay at 44 and quickly made an impactful impression upon Kabaka Muteesa. He baptized several Ugandans with major roles in society such as Mukasa Edward, Mukasa Firipo, Takirambudde Henry Wright and Sembera Kamumbe Mackay – each becoming influential figures within Ugandan society.
Molloy College Honors Program awarded her with her Bachelor of Arts in Adolescent Education majoring in English, and later completed a Master of Science in Education specializing in Creative Teaching and Learning – Gifted Education. Additionally, she holds state certification for English grades seven through twelve as well as Gifted Education prekindergarten to grade eight certification. In 2007, she became part of CORE Lab’s inaugural staff member before serving as its office administrator today.