Pre-School, Kindergarten

Mrs. Nicole Sheppard


Nicole is a Southern New Hampshire University graduate with a Bachelor’s in Psychology and a Master’s in Early Childhood Education. She has been teaching for the past 11 years prior to coming to HAA and is excited to be the new Pre-K coordinator and Pre-K teacher. When Nicole is not at school, she loves to spend time with her family. Her son and daughter keep her very busy between school, baseball, and dance!

Miss. Marissa Vellucci


Miss. Vellucci graduated from Framingham State University with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education concentrating in mathematics. Outside of school Miss. Vellucci likes to cook, bake, and watch Boston sports teams play. Miss. Vellucci is passionate about teaching and sharing her love of learning. She is excited to begin a new school year in Kindergarten!

Ms. Madeleine Cox


Ms. Madeleine Cox grew up in Danbury, CT and currently lives in Woburn, MA. She graduated from Merrimack College with a bachelors degree in Human Development and Human Services and a concentration in Elementary Education. She currently holds a license for elementary education. She continues to further her studies and will hope to start a Master’s degree soon. When she is not teaching, she loves hiking and playing music with her friends.