Nicol Russell currently serves as Vice President of Implementation Research for Teaching Strategies, LLC. She has been an ECE teacher, a school administrator, a Head Start State Collaboration Director, and a State-level administrator for the Arizona Department of Education. She currently serves as an at-large Board member for the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and as a member of the ReadOn Arizona State Advisory Board. Her research interests include studying the implementation practices of early learning programs and considering ways to create more equitable opportunities for BIPOC children and educators. Nicol holds a bachelor’s and Masterʻs degree in early childhood and early childhood special education and a Doctor of Education degree in educational leadership.
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