Scott Nichols
Scott Nichols
Board of Directors EbD State Consortium Director Technology & Engineering Education Supervisor Maryland State Department of Education
Baltimore, MD
Organizations
Maryland State Department of Education Division of Career Tech & Adult Learning 200 West Baltimore Street Baltimore MD 21201 US Phone(410) 767-0183 Emailmfriday@msde.state.md.us Maryland United States
Biography
Scott Nichols is the Technology Education Supervisor for the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE), overseeing Technology and Engineering Education and K-12 Computer Science and Project Lead the Way (PLTW) implementation. Prior to MSDE, Mr. Nichols worked as an Engineering Department Chair for the Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS). While working with BCPS, Mr. Nichols received the 2016 International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA) Teacher Excellence Award for Maryland, the 2015-2016 Technology and Engineering Educators Association of Maryland (TEEAM) Engineering and Technology Education Teacher Award of Excellence, as well as several County Council and Governor Citations for Excellence in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education. Mr. Nichols has presented at the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) annual STEM Forum and Expo and has been published in several journals including Technology and Engineering Teacher and Technological Horizons in Education. Mr. Nichols strongly advocates for equity and accessibility in Technology and Engineering Education and is working to ensure that current Maryland programs are centered on 21st century, competitive skills. He currently serves on the National Computer Science Education Week and Hour of Code Advisory Committee and the Maryland Title I Committee of Practitioners.