Nicky Piper is the Business Manager for the National Academy of Advanced Teacher Education, responsible for finance, administration, HR, systems, and marketing & communications.
Prior to joining NAATE, Nicky amassed years of experience in communications, marketing, sales, management, drama and child rearing. She helped run the communications department of a leading secondary school in New England, managing web operations, supporting the production of quarterly and annual publications, as well as assisting with other public relations-related activities. Prior to that she ran sales and marketing for a hip retail and e-commerce operation in NYC and was in London in the media business before that. Nicky received her baccalaureate degree from University College Dublin, Ireland in business and Spanish and was active as a dramatist and debater, having been a finalist in the Irish Times Debating Competition. Nicky is the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Bristol Warren Education Foundation.