The building of quality leaders starts long before people get to college and into corporate America. Dr. Mitch Nickols offers his turbocharged inspirational messages to our younger generation – and those responsible for developing these young minds. It is important to build up our future leaders by creating an environment that teaches and encourages diversity, inclusion and servant leadership.
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Rising Big Brothers and Sisters – Point Park University
Dr. Nickols was a driving force behind the creation of Rising Brothers and Sisters, a mentorship program of Point Park University’s Rowland School of Business. This program, seeks to bring diversity to the Point Park campus and local high schools by inviting successful professionals of color to provide students with small group support systems and programming focused on academic preparedness, career readiness and character development. The program aims to empower students of color in the greater Pittsburgh region to achieve academic, career and financial success.
Experience Some of the Curriculum (YouTube Videos)
- Academic Writing Tips and Resources
- Skills and Habits | Part 1
- Skills and Habits | Part 2
- Skills and Habits | Part 3
The River Valley School District
Dr. Nickols was brought on board by AASA, The School Superintendents Association to in creating the Case Study of The River Valley School District. This project is part of the AASA Learning 2025 Demonstration Systems. This is focused on creating student-centered, equity-focused, and future-driven educational systems that serve ALL learners. The core design components include social, emotional, and cognitive growth, culture, and resources. Dr. Nickols contributed his expertise in the areas of diversity and inclusion to help guide this new standard of excellence in our K-12 schools.
Services to Administrators, Directors, Staff
Available to do staff development in a number of areas including leadership development, team building, diversity and inclusion, emotional intelligence, managing change, administrative coaching, creating positive school climate, media relations, etc.
Service to Students
Motivating positive student climate, motivational speeches, academic intervention, at-risk programs, career-focused development, college readiness, etc.
Service to Parents
School readiness tips, preventing school failure through intervention, after graduation tips, etc.
Testimonials About Dr. Nickols Work with Students
Holly Rougeaux, Assistant Superintendent at River Valley SD
Alexis S., from a youth leadership organization
Catherine M. Russo, School Administrator
Chuck Cooper III, President and CEO, Chuck Cooper Foundation