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Nicole Elliott


Nicole P. Elliott initially earned a BS degree in Aerospace Studies from the esteemed Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Simultaneously, she privately pursued and achieved a Commercial Helicopter pilot license and Certified Flight Instructor rating, forging a distinctive path. However, the trajectory of her career took an unforeseen turn in the aftermath of 9/11, igniting a profound passion for education.

This pivotal shift in her "flight" path led Nicole to discover her true calling. It was during her early experiences at a private boarding school for at-risk youth that she realized her niche in supporting individuals with diverse needs. This revelation laid the foundation for her dedicated career, where she became an experienced educator and administrator with over two decades of diverse educational experience. Nicole is committed to enriching educational experiences for students with special needs, specializing in inclusive learning environments. She offers comprehensive services for students with special needs, supports families navigating special education processes, and provides coaching and professional development for educators and administrators.

During her tenure at HelloHero in New York, NY, Nicole showcased versatile leadership within the virtual workplace, initially as the Associate Director of School Operations and later as the Director of Student Services. She excelled in optimizing efficiency and effectiveness in operational functions and successfully managing nationwide special education programs. Nicole streamlined processes and procedures, ensuring compliance and accountability for the required services and support.

As the Director of Student Services at Colorado Connections Academy, Nicole showcased exceptional dedication and skill in overseeing Special Population Services. Her meticulous attention to detail ensured outstanding compliance ratings exceeding 97% in Special Education reporting and documentation, highlighting her commitment to excellence.

Throughout her career, Nicole has held various educational leadership roles, including Assistant Principal at Middle Park High School (Granby, CO), Special Education & Federal Programs Director at Teton School District #401 (Driggs, ID), Principal at Moultonborough Academy (Moultonborough, NH), and Basin Alternative High School Principal (Driggs, ID). Her commitment to academic excellence is evident in her diverse leadership experiences. Additionally, as a dedicated board member for Granby Playdays from 2019 to 2020, Nicole actively shaped policies and initiatives, prioritizing the well-being and educational growth of children aged 3 to 5.

Collaborating with fellow board members, educators, and parents, she contributed to creating a nurturing environment for young learners, championing the importance of early education and ensuring a joyful start to their educational journey.

Nicole's commitment to professional development is reflected in her educational journey, holding an Ed.S. in Educational Administration from Northwest Nazarene University, an M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction from the University of Idaho, and a B.S. in Aerospace Studies from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

With a unique blend of educational expertise, strategic leadership, and a passion for inclusivity, Nicole P. Elliott is a valuable asset in supporting teams and achieving organizational goals within the field of educational consulting.

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