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Below you can find the professional biographies of each of our Guidance & Student Services staff members.  Our phone numbers are listed below as well.  If you would like to send us an email, please use the links to the left:

Coordinator of 
Special Education 

Ms. Wendy Hood
            
           

978-692-4711 ext. 11126
Ms. Hood is the current coordinator of Special Education at Nashoba Tech serving student in grades 9-12.  She has been an English and Special Education Instructor at Nashoba Tech since February of 2001.  She is in her 37th year of Special Education and received her Certificate of Advance Graduate Study in Occupational Education Leadership in May of 2014.  Her Master of Education Degree was obtained in Severe Special Needs all levels in 1980.  Ms. Hood evaluates students in order to determine their progress.  Ms. Hood works with teachers, guidance counselors, the school psychologist, administrative staff, and parents/guardians on providing a continuum of services that allows students with learning challenges to access the general curriculum in order to be successful academically, personally, and socially in a 21st Century world.
Guidance Counselor (A-F)
Ms. Jessica Lamond


978-692-4711 ext. 11120
Ms. Lamond is the current guidance counselor at Nashoba Valley Technical High School, serving students with the last names beginning with A-F.  Ms. Silva joined the faculty at Nashoba Tech in 2013. She graduated from Rivier University with her Masters of Education in School Counseling in 2013. For her undergraduate education, she went to the University of Massachusetts Amherst and earned a Bachelors of Arts in Communications. Prior to working as a Guidance Counselor, Ms. Silva worked with at-risk youth as a case manager in Lawrence, Massachusetts at a non-profit organization for four years. She also served one year with the nationally-recognized AmeriCorps program as a full-time volunteer. Ms.Silva looks forward to building upon the relationships that she created with her students from last year and meeting the incoming freshmen.

Guidance Counselor (G-N)
Mr. Aaron Spencer


978-692-4711 ext. 11116

Mr. Spencer joined the Nashoba Valley Technical High School Guidance Department in 2014. He earned his Master of Education in School Counseling from Cambridge College in 2008. Mr. Spencer began working in student services in 2001 after earning his Bachelors Degree in History at Fitchburg State University. During this time, he has served students through teaching and counseling at the high school, community college, and university level. In addition to his work at Nashoba Valley Tech, he is also a college adjunct faculty member. Mr. Spencer serves students with the last names beginning with G-N.

Guidance Counselor (O-Z)
Mr. Jonathan Nardi-Williams


978-692-4711 ext. 11119

Mr. Nardi-Williams is the current guidance counselor at Nashoba Valley Technical High School, serving students with the last names beginning with O-Z.  He joined the Nashoba Tech Staff in 2014, after completing four years serving as a middle school guidance counselor in Westford.  Prior to relocating from New York to Massachusetts, Mr. Nardi-Williams received his Master of Science Degree in School Counseling from Long Island University - CW Post Campus, his Master of Arts in Social Studies Education from Adelphi University, where he also earned his Bachelor of Arts in History and Psychology.  He has been working in public schools since 2007 teaching and counseling in elementary, middle, and high school settings throughout New York & Massachusetts.  He has also held several university level jobs and enjoyed two consecutive summers working for the EXPLORATION Summer Program at Wellesley College as a teacher and residential director.  He looks forward to his work at the Tech, each and every day.

School Psychologist
Ms. Melissa Gilgun


978-692-4711 ext. 11121
Ms. Melissa Gilgun is the school psychologist at Nashoba Valley Technical High School, serving students in all four grade levels.  She joined the NVTHS student services team in 2013, after working ten years as a school psychologist in Tewksbury.   In addition to having earned her Certificate in Advanced Graduate Study at the University of Massachusetts-Boston, Ms. Gilgun holds a Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Boston College, and is a licensed mental health counselor.  She is a co-coordinator for the School Threat Assessment and Response System (STARS) Crisis Response Team, which provides state-wide crisis intervention services to participating school districts.  In addition to providing emotional and behavioral support to students at NVTHS, Ms. Gilgun evaluates students for special education and consults with teachers, administrative staff, and parents/guardians on a wide variety of social, emotional, and academic issues.