Maria Nichols

Building Bigger Ideas Through Purposeful Talk


Maria Nichols’ work as an education leader includes 33 years with the San Diego Unified School District, where she served as a Demonstration Teacher, Literacy Coach, and eventually as the Director of School Innovation. Her passion for transformational approaches to teaching and learning, powered by the constructive, dynamic nature of talk fuels her writing, as well as her collaborations with educators, districts, and organizations across the U.S. and internationally.