Associate Director, Partnerships & Development
Nicole focuses on supporting ERS’ impact and long-term sustainability through building and executing a successful and adaptable fundraising and partnership strategy. Prior to moving into this role, Nicole served on ERS’ consulting teams and her work focused on district-level strategic resource use and state funding systems. She worked with partner districts on resource use analysis, led several projects focused on the intersection of state funding declines, teacher compensation, and teacher workforce challenges, and led our Alliance for Resource Equity project.
Prior to joining ERS, Nicole served as a dean of curriculum and instruction at a public elementary school in Boston, an instructional coach for a turnaround charter network in Philadelphia, and a school leader for a high-performing charter school in New York City. Nicole began her career teaching Kindergarten and 2nd grade at public and charter schools in New York City.
Outside of ERS, Nicole enjoys eating brunch and hitting up the local playgrounds with her husband and two young kids.