Nicole Schneider, Ed.D.

Nicole Schneider, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor


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Nicole Schneider

Dr. Nicole Schneider is an Assistant Professor in the School of Education at Brandman University. She recently joined Brandman’s Ontario Campus in the Spring of 2014. Her expertise is K-8 literacy instruction and teaches in the Multiple Subject Credential Program. Nicole earned her Doctorate of Education, Educational Leadership, from Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. Nicole has a Master’s Degree in Reading Education from California State University in Fullerton and she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from the State University of New York in Plattsburgh.

Dr. Schneider taught literacy methods courses in the Teacher Education Program at Lees-McRae College in North Carolina and taught graduate reading courses at Grand Canyon University, Arizona for over five years. Nicole is a National Board Certified Teacher and holds a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential as well as a Reading Specialist Credential in California. Nicole spent over ten years teaching elementary school in southern California. In addition to being a classroom teacher, she served as a Reading Specialist and an English Language Development teacher.

Dr. Schneider resides with her husband and three children in Riverside, California. She enjoys reading and doing CrossFit during her free time.

  • Multiple Subject Credential
  • Master’s in Education
Appalachian State University, North Carolina
Ed.D. Educational Leadership
Dissertation: “Reading Fluency Assessment: The Role of Word-Level Automaticity”
California State University at Fullerton, California
M.S. Reading Education
State University of New York at Plattsburgh, New York
B.S. Elementary Education
Professional Experience
Brandman University
Assistant Professor
Multiple Subject Credential Program
Grand Canyon University
Online Instructor, Graduate School of Education
Lees-McRae College
Assistant Professor, Teacher Education Division