Laura Nickerson

Laura M. Nickerson is the director of the STEM Teachers Collaborative, UNH's interdisciplinary effort to coordinate and enhance capacity to strengthen the STEM pipeline, with the primary goal of increasing K-12 New Hampshire teachers' expertise in computing, engineering and technology. She is a master teacher, having spent the last seventeen years in public and private high school classrooms teaching physics, engineering, coding, and other STEM subjects. She holds New Hampshire certification in high school physics and CTE/engineering, with endorsements in chemistry and earth/space science. She has extensive experience in providing professional development to pre-service and in-service teachers, most recently in implementing the Next Generation Science Standards, incorporating writing competencies into STEM course, and integrating coding into math and science classrooms.

Laura Nickerson