ITC'S LEADERSHIP TEAM
CINDY HEANEy - executive director
Cindy holds a BS in Education from Framingham State College (1984) and an MS in Child and Family Studies from Wheelock College (2009). Cindy has been with ITC for over 30 years, and in her early years here worked as a lead teacher primarily with older toddlers and preschoolers. After taking on the role of Program Coordinator in 1999, she became increasingly fascinated with younger toddlers and infants and ultimately pursued a master's degree in child development with a focus on birth to 3 year-olds. Cindy was appointed director in August 2015.
KAREN PASKIEWICZ - infant/toddler coordinator & associate director
Karen has been working in the early childhood field since 1995. She graduated from Westbrook College with a BS in Early Childhood Education. Karen has worked with children from infants to kindergarten, and prior to joining ITC in 2007 was a director at a child care center. Karen quickly assumed the role of lead teacher at ITC in 2008, and in 2015 joined the Leadership Team as Infant/Toddler Program Coordinator. Karen now also serves as ITC's Associate Director.
AMY MANEY - PRESCHOOL COORDINATOR
Amy Maney has been teaching in the Early Childhood field since 1998. She earned her BA in Social Psychology and Certificate in Elementary Ed from UMass Boston before going on to earn an MS in Teaching and Learning at Wheelock College. Amy joined ITC in 2007, where she has served in various age groups over the last decade, including all levels of Preschool. She joined the Leadership Team as Preschool Coordinator in 2018. In this role, Amy will oversee the Preschool curriculum while continuing to be actively involved in classroom observation.