NH Alliance for College and Career Readiness Welcomes New Director, Nicole Heimarck

Nicole Heimarck joins the New Hampshire Alliance for College and Career Readiness (the Alliance) as their Director. Heimarck, who has extensive experience as a leader in educational policy, brings with her proven success implementing large-scale education transformations through national, state and local collaborations. She began with the Alliance on August 31.

“We are delighted that Nicole has joined as director of the NH Alliance for College and Career Readiness and believe she will be a strong leader and advocate for our organization and its mission,” said Evelyn Aissa, executive director of Reaching Higher NH, which serves as the backbone organization for the Alliance. “Her background in the education sector is impressive and will serve well in supporting the statewide education and workforce development initiatives that are so critical for New Hampshire’s future.”

A resident of Amherst, NH Heimarck was the director of governmental services at the NH School Board’s Association prior to joining the Alliance. Her previous roles include serving as the bureau administrator, education preparation for the NH Department of Education and as director of curriculum and professional development for SAU 39, Amherst, Mont Vernon and Souhegan school districts. Heimarck was a talented and gifted resource specialist, K-12 teacher for the Nashua School District and a social studies teacher for the Braintree South Middle School, MA, Marshfield High School, MA and Hingham High School, MA. She also served as a state consultant for National History Day, NH and as a member of the Board of Directors for National History Day, MA. Heimarck is currently a grant collaborator and board member for the UNH Teacher Quality Partnership and a board member for the Council for Teacher Education.

She received her Bachelor of Arts in History and Education from Stonehill College in North Easton, MA, a Master of Arts in Education Leadership from the University of New Hampshire, Durham and has her Certification as a Critical Friends Group Coach by the School Reform Initiative.

Learn more about Heimarck and the NH Alliance for College and Career Readiness by visiting thenhalliance.org or call 603-715-9696 ext. 203.

About the New Hampshire Alliance for College and Career Readiness The New Hampshire Alliance for College and Career Readiness (the Alliance) is a coalition of organizations representing K-12, post-secondary education, nonprofit and business and industry sectors, with the shared goal of college and career readiness for all students. It is unique in its vision of harnessing community-level insights, experiences and innovations to work in concert with system-wide strategy, research, analysis and implementation. More at thenhalliance.org.