Secondary Academic Innovation & Leadership Finalists
Awarded to a woman working in the secondary academic setting who has created and fostered STEM programs in curriculum development, student research, and/or teacher-student collaborations and consistently demonstrates STEM leadership and innovation.
Secondary Academic Innovation & Leadership Finalist
6th Grade Science Teacher
Windsor Locks Middle School
Nicole inspires her students to explore and find their love for science and is committed to furthering STEM education through innovative curriculum development.
Nicole, in her 20th year as a middle school science teacher, sparks creativity, curiosity, and exploration in every student she encounters. Her studies in STEM education started at URI with her undergrad and continued at UHart earning her M.Ed. Beyond teaching, her passion for science follows her in all aspects of her life as a swim coach, to her gardens, to hikes in local parks with her family.
Secondary Academic Innovation & Leadership Winner