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. Kayla Chan


Kayla recently graduated from the Greater Lowell Technical high school in Tyngsboro, MA with an early childhood education certification and currently attends University to attain her Bachelor’s in Early Childhood.   She has always loved working with children and has done so almost her entire life in different capacities. She has been here at the Hellenic American Academy for the last 4 years as a paraprofessional helping with tutoring and after-school care.   In her free time, Kayla enjoys spending with her friends.