Nicole S. Babalola, lecturer, joined the Department of Curriculum and Teaching in the fall of 2013. Previously she worked as an Educational Technology Specialist in online learning at Ottawa University and a early childhood teacher in a public charter school. Babalola earned her Ph.D. from the University of Kansas, her M.S. from the University of Houston Clear Lake, and B.B.A. from Southern Methodist University. Her research interest include K-12 online learning, using technology for instructional purposes in elementary preservice teachers, and service learning in Professional Development Schools.