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Throughout her time in education, Nicole has served in different capacities.

Volunteer Work


  • ISTE Community Leader 2019-Present

    • Community Leader "By Coaches, For Coaches" Meet Up committee​

    • Book Committee

    • Higher Ed committee

  • ISTE Learning Journey Design Desk Volunteer ISTE conferences 2019-Present

  • ISTE Proposal Captain 2018-Present

  • ISTE Awards Judge 2020-Present

  • ISTE Ed Tech Coaches Playground Co-Coordinator 2023

  • ISTE 2018 Conference Committee Poster/Student Showcase Co-chair

  • Manuscript & Book Reviewer, ISTE 2016-2021

  • Blog contributor

  • Conference volunteer 2015-2017 


The Illinois Digital Educator Alliance, formally known as ICE (Illinois Computing Educators) is the ISTE Illinois affiliate

  • Illinois Computing Educators Executive Board: President (2016-2017) Past President, Secretary, Governing Board, and former Professional Development Chair- May 2012- 2017

  • Illinois Computing Educators ICE-CAP Chicago Chapter Executive Board- Communications Chair- May 2012- May 2013

  • Committee Member of I.C.E. Technology Conference (signage and publicity committee) 2010- 2017

  • I.C.E. Conference workshop reviewer 2013-2019

Chicago Foundation for Education

  • Chicago Foundation for Education’s Board of Directors- October 2011- February 2016

  • Chicago Foundation for Education (CFE) Workshop Education Committee member 2015-2013, Chair 2012, Co-Chair- 2011

  • “Presenters Co-chair and Teacher Advisor” for Chicago Foundation for Education’s 2008  “Teachers as Leaders and Learners” Workshop

  • Lead workshops for Chicago Foundation for Education to help teachers write grants 2009-2015

  • Grant reader for CFE’s Fund for Teachers grant 2013-2015, grant liaison 2010-2013


  • Chicago Public Schools Teacher Advisory Council (Fall 2017)

  • REACH Performance Task Writer for Chicago Public Schools 2013

  • Illinois Council of Instructional Coaching Mentor Coach (2017)

  • Chicago Metro History Fair Website Judge, 2016

  • Volunteer at Students Involved with Technology (SIT) student-led conference 2015

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