Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. April Nichols
I am new to Gulledge Elementary this year and so excited to be a Gator! This is my 14th year teaching. I graduated from Baylor University where I received my degree in Elementary Education. I earned my Masters Degree from The University of North Texas in Curriculum and Instruction with a focus in Reading and Writing. I earned my Reading Specialist certification after finishing up my Masters Degree. I have taught at 4 different schools during my career. I taught at Spring Valley Elementary in Midway ISD, McCall Elementary in Plano, Barron Elementary in Plano, and now I am happy to be at Gulledge. I spent time as a 4th grade teacher, team leader, a reading and intervention specialist, and now I am loving teaching 3rd grade. My love for teaching and helping students reach their highest potential grows with each year I spend as an educator.
I live in McKinney with my husband Adam. In my spare time, I love crafting, reading, movies, aerobics, and spending time with family. I have one brother that lives in Plano and a nephew that is in 4th grade. You can often find me making trips to Tyler where I visit my parents, grandma, 2 sisters, 4 nieces and 1 nephew.