Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions
Colleen Nieto

Colleen Nieto

Senior Education Program Coordinator


Colleen Nieto is Nicholas Institute’s Senior Education Program Coordinator. She works on student experience program administration, curriculum development, co-curricular planning, assessment, and more.
Prior to joining the Nicholas Institute, Colleen worked for Cristo Rey Jesuit High School, where she taught high school English and Art History before becoming the Director of Training & Academic Integration for their Corporate Work Study Program. She also spent a year as a volunteer teacher at the Working Boys’ Center in Quito, Ecuador.
Colleen received her master’s degree in Curriculum & Instruction from Loyola University Chicago and her bachelor’s degrees in English and Secondary Education from Providence College. Her master’s research focused on the relationship between experiential learning and student engagement.