Cara Chambers is the Supervising Attorney for The Kathryn A. McDonald Education Advocacy Project (EAP) at The Legal Aid Society. EAP provides early intervention and special education advocacy for children who are involved in child protective cases in New York City. EAP also trains parents, foster parents, and other child welfare professionals and engages in systemic reform efforts to protect and define the educational rights of children in foster care. Prior to joining EAP, Ms. Chambers was an associate at Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, where she worked on commercial litigation and provided pro bono representation on a number of child welfare and special education matters. Before attending law school, Ms. Chambers worked for five years as a bilingual teacher in the New York City public school system. Ms. Chambers earned her law degree at Georgetown University. She also holds a Master's Degree in Bilingual Education from Fordham University.