INDIANAPOLIS, IN (July 2, 2014) — American College of Education joins Renaissance Charter School of St. Lucie, Florida, in announcing Nicole Luicci as the school’s new leader to serve as its principal for the 2014-2015 school year.
“We are excited to congratulate Nicole for being chosen to lead this high-performing school,” said American College of Education Interim President Shawntel Landry. “She studied educational leadership with us and is known to work closely with parents to assure students are achieving at their highest levels.”
Luicci holds a master’s degree in educational leadership from American College of Education and a bachelor’s degree in Spanish from Florida Gulf Coast University. She most recently served as assistant principal for Duval Charter School at Arlington in Jacksonville, Florida, and was voted New Teacher of the Year while serving her first position with Charter Schools USA as a Spanish teacher, ESOL assistant and world languages department chair at Gateway Charter High School in Fort Myers, Florida.
In Luicci’s welcoming letter, she announces that teaching in this 21st century, data-driven era requires more from educators than ever before. New accountability measures have emerged with greater intensity demanding the best from the industry. She plans to embrace this challenge with great courage and integrity, knowing that by nurturing the whole child they will not only meet the expectation, they will exceed it.
“Nicole embodies our beliefs here at American College of Education that we must improve the quality of education throughout the world, and we are proud she is doing this in Florida,” Landry said. “I am sure Nicole will challenge her staff to teach with methods to obtain higher levels of thinking in their students.”
American College of Education offers Master of Education degree programs for teachers and other educational professionals in addition to certificates, paths to licensure and doctoral level programs. The college is known for high academic standards, innovative programs and quality student support.
Landry added, “Thank you Nicole for your continued service in education.”
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For more information on Renaissance Charter School of St. Lucie, Florida, visit www.stluciecharter.org.