Nicole moved from the Pacific Northwest in 2001. She holds a B.A. in Ecological Studies with a minor in Sociology from Seattle University. She received a M.Ed. in Montessori Education from St. Catherine’s University. She has both Upper and Lower Elementary Montessori certifications, as well as a level 2 Utah State teaching license. She has been in the Montessori classroom since 2005 as an Upper Elementary lead teacher and is currently at Maria Montessori Academy in North Ogden, UT.