Nicole S. Simon is a University Academic Affairs Director at CUNY. Simon earned her doctorate at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, where she remains a research affiliate with Harvard's Project on the Next Generation of Teachers.
She served as a Harvard Presidential Public Service Fellow at Boston Public Schools and as a Radcliffe/Rappaport Policy Fellow at the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Simon began her career at the Urban Assembly School for Law and Justice, a Brooklyn public school.
She is the author of several book chapters and co-author of articles published by Teachers College Record, Educational Leadership, and Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis.