Nicole Seltman earned her B.A. from Johns Hopkins University, where she was heavily involved in tutoring, child development research, and sports. She also holds a M.A. in Elementary Education from the University of New Mexico and a M.Ed. in Administration and Supervision from National Louis University.
In 2006, she joined Teach For America- New Mexico and had the incredible experience of teaching second grade for two years on the Navajo nation. Upon completing her two-year commitment, joined TFA-New Mexico staff as a Program Director. Nicole coached Pk-6th grade teachers during this time.
Nicole moved to Austin in 2010 when she joined staff as a Founding Kindergarten Teacher and Grade-level chair at KIPP Austin Comunidad. In 2012, she applied for the Fisher Fellowship with KIPP and founded KIPP Austin Leadership Elementary (KALE) in 2013. KALE is a dual-language, college preparatory elementary school that integrates blended learning into each classroom. Nicole is excited to talk about the benefits and challenges of using technology to enhance student achievement!
Education Technology: Taking Stock and Forging Ahead
GA & Teach For America are pleased to present an interactive panel discussion around the surge of optimism hailing technology as the key accelerator & equalizer in modern education