Nicole Thompson

Vice Dean, Division of Teacher Preparation & Professor
Faculty w/Admin Appointment
WEST Campus
Mailcode
3151

Biography

Nicole L. Thompson is a professor and vice dean of the division of teacher preparation in Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University. Her work focuses on how  best to prepare teachers to educate P-12 students. With a commitment to equitable and inclusive practices, her work creates, pilots, and brings to scale new roles for educators and new organizational structures for schools and systems that can better serve both learners and educators. Thompson works to create a sustainable workforce of educators prepared to work as members of collaborative teams of qualified professionals with distributed expertise who can support deeper and personalized learning for all students. 

Her research interests include teacher preparation, American Indian education and transformation and reform in education. 

Thompson came to ASU from the University of Memphis, where she was a dean's fellow in the College of Education. She's a member of the American Educational Research Association, American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education  and the Tribal Early Childhood Research Center and Native Childrens Research Exchange Network. 

Thompson has published more than 36 papers, including 20 in peer-reviewed journals, and eight in peer-reviewed books. Shes delivered more than 70 conference presentations as well as multiple professional workshops. Her work has been funded by USAID, the Kern Foundation and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, among other sponsoring organizations. She currently serves as Principal Investigator on Higher Education PartnershipMorocco and co-PI on several other projects including Character Education in Systems of Teacher and Leader Preparation and Teacher Candidate Pilot Documentation.

 

Education

Ph.D. University of Georgia

Courses

Fall 2021
Course Number Course Title
TEL 792 Research
Fall 2020
Course Number Course Title
EED 578 Student Teaching: Elem 1-8
SPE 578 Student Teaching: SPE K-12
EED 579 Apprentice Teaching: EED K-8
SED 579 Apprentice Teaching: SED 6-12
Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
SED 478 Student Teaching: SED 6-12
SPE 578 Student Teaching: SPE K-12
SED 578 Student Teaching: Secondary Ed
EED 578 Student Teaching: Elem 1-8
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
TEL 111 Exploration of Education
SED 478 Student Teaching: SED 6-12
EED 578 Student Teaching: Elem 1-8
SPE 578 Student Teaching: SPE K-12
Summer 2019
Course Number Course Title
ELL 515 Structured Engl Immersion (SEI
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
SED 478 Student Teaching: SED 6-12
SPE 578 Student Teaching: SPE K-12
SED 578 Student Teaching: Secondary Ed
EED 578 Student Teaching: Elem 1-8
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
SED 478 Student Teaching: SED 6-12
SPE 578 Student Teaching: SPE K-12
SED 578 Student Teaching: Secondary Ed
EED 578 Student Teaching: Elem 1-8