Instructional Coach and Professional Development Coordinator, CWCLA
In her role as an instructional coach, Nicole feels privileged to work alongside the dedicated, passionate teachers of CWC LA schools. Having taught for twelve years, she remains closely tied to the deeply rewarding and often challenging experiences of being a lead teacher. She holds a B.A. in Sociology with a minor in Marketing from Fairfield University, and an M.A. in Education from Loyola Marymount University.
Nicole was a founding member of the 2nd and 4th grade teams at CWC Hollywood, where she also served her colleagues in various distributive leadership roles. She is most passionate about literacy instruction and cares deeply about helping all students see themselves as readers and writers. She believes in the workshop-model approach to literacy instruction and has been fortunate to learn from the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project multiple times. She is also the Professional Development Coordinator for CWC LA. She believes that the ongoing mission of teacher education is the most critical pathway to improving outcomes for all students.
Outside of her professional life, she loves to cook, is an avid reader, and loves to run marathons.