Nicole A. Zdeb, MA

Director of Academic Research and Services

Nicole A. Zdeb brings 20 years of experience in education-related fields with a broad and deep understanding of education technology, curriculum and instruction, and assessment design. Her specializations are in innovative formative assessment; technologically supported learning; English Language Learners; literacy; and educational gaming. She is active in her community, teaching and mentoring youth to reach their potential and find their voices.  Nicole provides consultation for game companies and NBC’s Education Nation. She writes and presents on a variety of education topics, including alignment, the transformative power of literacy, scaffolding for all learners, gameful assessment, and the importance of teaching compassion.