Visual & Creative Arts & Yoga
Melissa is a talented artist who has been an art educator for 25 years. She is also a certified yoga instructor. She founded The Heart In Art as an inclusive environment dedicated to inspiring & supporting students with challenges. Melissa serves as Executive Director of The Heart in Art.
Music, Movement, Academic Tutoring
Kathy has been teacher for over 35 years. Her diverse experience in elementary & early childhood education, and music includes in-depth abilities with mild, moderate & severe special needs. She has Master’s degree in special education from Simmons College. Kathy is a former board member of THIA.
Creative Arts & Music
Jen is a musician/educator who has experience in a variety of venues. Currently, she serves as Choir Director at St. Mark of Ephesus Orthodox Church in Kingston, MA. Jen has a Master of Arts in Education and has experience working with students of varying physical & cognitive disabilities. Jen is a Heart in Art board member and serves as our Director of Operations.