Y Academy – Melrose
Director of Early Education
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Bridgewater State College; Department of Early Education and Care Lead Infant, Toddler, Preschool and Director II Certification
Karen has worked for the YMCA over 25 years! She says, “I love being a part of the Y Family.” To Karen working in education, specifically the YMCA, is very rewarding and knowing the impact on the lives of our children and families every day is a reason why she loves what she does! Her favorite pastimes are reading, watching her son play baseball and spending time outdoors in the warm weather.
Assistant Director of Early Education
Education: Degree in Early Childhood Education with a concentration in Psychology. Department of Early Education and Care Lead Teacher and Director II Certification
Nicole has been with the YMCA since 2012! She is a mother to a beautiful five year old girl named Audrey. Nicole enjoys being outside as much as she can in the warmer weather. Being active and participating in sports is something that has always been a huge part of her life. “I absolutely love my family here at the YMCA and couldn’t imagine my life without them!”, says Nicole.