SCA Head of School, Educational Coach, & Speaker
Nicole McNeil is considered an authority on the application of brain research to organizational health. A skilled coach of educators, parents, and both school and business leaders, she has presented workshops and keynote addresses throughout the United States for ten years and has worked internationally. Nicole served as CEO for an educational consulting firm for six years, after having been a trainer since 1995.
Nicole began her career as a classroom teacher in Brooklyn, New York. She has also taught in North Carolina and Missouri. Considered a Master Teacher, she has been instrumental in effecting successful comprehensive school reform at both the elementary and secondary levels. This former member of the Board of Directors for Communities in Schools of Federal Way, led the way in implementing programs that serve at-risk youth in Federal Way, Washington.
Nicole brings almost 30 years of experience to SHABACH! Ministries, Inc. Currently, she is responsible for the day to day operations of the education division and she is responsible for providing training and coaching for the SHABACH! staff. In addition to the services she provides to SHABACH! Ministries, Inc., she consults for both school and business leaders, nationally.
Nicole is an active member of the First Baptist Church of Glenarden. She is passionate about service and is committed to the notion that children are empowered when the adults that affect their lives are strengthened. She serves as Lead for the FBCG International Missions Education Team in Huaral, Peru and as the Director of Parent Academy. Nicole has a Master’s of Secondary Administration from the University of Missouri – Kansas City. Originally from Brooklyn, New York, she relocated to the area after having lived in the Seattle area for eight years.