Nicole was born in Hollidaysburg, PA. With roots in Hungary, she grew up visiting family in Budapest and traveling extensively throughout Europe. Nicole attended NYU for both undergraduate and graduate schools, earning a BS in Art Education and a MS in Early Childhood and Elementary Education. She completed her Montessori training during graduate school and holds an American Montessori Society Credential (ages 3-6). She also has a NY State certification for Art Education, as well as for Early Childhood and Elementary Education. Nicole continues to pursue her passion for traveling as well as for the arts, spending time working on her own creative endeavors. She lives with her husband and tabby cat Charlie in Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn. This will be her eight year at WMS.