• Candice Heinemann- Preschool Teacher

    Candice Heinemann, or Mrs. H, is a special education teacher with her professional licensure in severe disabilities and applied behavior analysis from Endicott College. She has worked in the substantially separate preschool program at NM for 5 years. Prior, she worked at a private school for children with Autism. Candice lives in Nashua, NH with her husband and 2 young children. She enjoys playing with her children, going to concerts, the beach and nature.

    Diane Martin- Instructional Aide

    Diane Martin is a full time instructional assistant in Mrs. H’s class. This is Mrs. Martin’s 11th year at SECC. Mrs. Martin is originally from Waltham but has lived in Ashby for almost 25 years. She has two daughters ages 18 and 20. Mrs. Martin enjoys biking and swimming with her daughters. When she is not working at summer school she enjoys going to the Cape and to Florida with her family. 

    Toby O'Brien- Instructional Aide

    Toby O’Brien is a full time instructional assistant in Mrs. H’s class. This is Mrs. O'Brien’s 8th year at SECC. Mrs. O’Brien and her husband live in Townsend with their 3 daughters and 1 dog. Their children range in age from 14 to 23. In her spare time, Mrs. O’Brien spends most of her time watching her girls play field hockey and/or organizing field hockey events. In the summer, her family enjoys time at Bar Harbor, Drakes Island and just sitting by their pool spending time together. Mrs. O’Brien loves watching her girls enjoy life and spending time together as a family.

    Nicole Waite- Instructional Aide

    Nicole Waite is a full time instructional assistant in Mrs. H’s class. This is Mrs. Waite’s 4th year at SECC. Mrs. Waite is originally from Chelmsford and now resides in Townsend with her husband and 2 boys ages 15 & 14. Mrs. Waite spends a lot of time watching her boys play ice hockey, deck hockey and basketball and enjoys the outdoors. York Beach is a big part of their summer when not involved with sports.