Part-Time Faculty

Cheryl Miller, MSN, RN

Mrs. Miller joined STI in August 2019. Her education history includes an Associates degree in nursing at Lakes Region Community College in Laconia, New Hampshire. She achieved a bachelors and masters in nursing education at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Arizona Mrs. Miller worked in Pharmacy for 13 years before starting in nursing. As an…

Heidi Hautala, MS, RN

Practical Nurse Instructor

Mrs. Huatala joined the full-time Practical Nurse Program in August 2019. Her nursing career started as an LPN after graduating from Bristol-Plymouth Regional Technical School in 2001. Since then, she has achieved her ADN, BSN and most recently her MS in nursing from UMASS Amherst. Mrs. Hautala is currently enrolled at UMASS School of Law…

Tracy Harris, RDH

Dental Assisting Instructor

Tracy joined the STI Dental Assisting Program in 2019 as a clinical and course instructor. She attained her Associates of Science in Dental Hygiene from Massacusetts College of Pharmacy and her Bachelor of Science from Bridgewater State University. Her career experience includes over 20 years experience working in all aspects of the dental office. Most currently, I have…

Renee Norton, RN, BSN

Practical Nurse Instructor

Renee graduated from Rivier University in 2014, where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. Upon graduation, she was employed as a Registered Nurse in Texas where she was part of a medical team and helped to develop patient treatment and care plans. She currently works as a Floater at South Shore Hospital…

Sandy Karcz

Cosmetology Instructor

Mrs. Karcz has been an instructor for over 22 years; her passion for the industry is just as strong today as it was 22 years ago. A graduate of Fall River Beauty Academy, Mrs. Karcz started her career as a stylist in a small salon and established enough clientele to open her own salon 5…

David Fisler

Electricity Instructor

Mr. Fisler is an Electricity teacher for the Southeastern Technical Institute in the 10-month Electricity Program. He has also been an instructor in the Tier program offered at STI since 2014.   Mr. Fisler is a graduate of Blue Hills Regional Technical High School.  He currently holds several professional licenses, and is factory certified to program…

Carol Prone, BSN, RN

Practical Nurse Instructor

Carol started as instructor for STI in 2017. She is a graduate of Saint Thomas Aquinas High School in Jamaica Plain and received her BSN in Nursing from Northeastern University. She has worked over 30 years in various roles at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Her most current position was as a Clinical Oncology Nurse Educator…

Breanne Ragusa, BSN, RN

Practical Nurse Instructor

Breanne is an evening clinical instructor at Southeastern Technical Institute and is new to the faculty.  She is a graduate of Bishop Feehan High School, University of Maryland (BA), and University of Rhode Island where she earned a BS in Nursing.  Mrs. Ragusa also works as an RN at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in the float pool.…

Kara Babbitt

Cosmetology Instructor

I have been a licensed cosmetologist for 18 years and continue to work behind the chair and attend trade shows. I became licensed as an instructor about 4 years ago teaching previously at a private cosmetology school. I started at STI in September 2016. I am certified in keratin and all varieties of hair extensions.…

Carol D’Errico, MSN, RN

Practical Nurse, Instructor