Miss Nicole grew up in Shaftsbury, Vermont and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Communication from Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts. She also holds a master’s degree in Waldorf education from Antioch University, New England. Miss Nicole began her teaching at TWS in the extended care program in 1999 and assisted Karen Hoyt in the kindergarten for two years before taking on a Lead kindergarten position from 2002 to the present day. Miss Nicole has also studied storytelling with Nancy Mellon’s, “Nurturing the Roots,” a three-year advanced therapeutic course for Early Childhood Educators, through the Denver Center for Anthroposophic Therapies. In her free time, Miss Nicole enjoys gardening, travel, yoga and hiking.