Meet Our Leadership Team


Nicole Nelson, Ed.S.

Nicole Nelson, Ed.S.

Co-Founder & Director

Nicole has served as a classroom teacher and administrator for over 14 years in charter schools.  Nicole began her career as a substitute teacher for the St. Louis Park and Hopkins public school districts and then transitioned to serving students as a social studies teacher and administrator in charter schools in Minneapolis and St. Paul.  Nicole earned her bachelor’s degree in social studies education from St. Olaf College and holds a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction from Concordia University, St. Paul.  She is licensed in social studies education (grades 5-12) and hold’s a K-12 principal’s license from Concordia University St. Paul.   Nicole currently serves as a cadre for Innovative Quality Schools an independent educational consultant and professor in the department of education at Minnesota State University Mankato.

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