Degrees and Certifications:

Nationally Board Certified as an Early Childhood Generalist SC Reading Teacher Endorsement BS Elem. Ed Univ. of TN M.ED. Language and Literacy USC SC History Teacher of the Year 2017 USC Coaching Teacher of Excellence Award 2022 USC Master Coaching Teacher 2023

Mrs. Nicole Bishop

Hi!  My name is Nicole Bishop. I can say with 100% assurance, I chose the right line of work, because children, teaching and learning are my heart. I currently teach amazing 2nd graders. It is my goal for every child to feel loved, safe, capable, and inspired!  I am a biiiiig Fred Rogers fan.  He is one of my teacher heroes. He was a teacher, indeed.  My heart is certainly full when I am with children. 

Speaking of my heart, I have a wonderful husband and we have two, almost grown, beautiful daughters. 

I love animals and would have lots if I wasn't allergic. We have a cute, little, female, short-haired tabby named Tiggy - she's an outside cat, but she comes in whenever she wants!

We love the outdoors, all things green and especially the mountains in the fall, spring and winter. We loooooove the beach too - Edisto is our favorite. 

I have been in education for almost 30 years. About 23 of those years have been teaching 1st and 2nd grade.  I spent 6 years doing part-time work when my girls were babies. I worked as a literacy coach in D5 for two years and taught USC undergraduate early childhood education majors for 4 years. I also supervised USC interns at IES for 4 years. Since 2000 I have lead professional development for our district and taught USC graduare courses for teachers.  I love what I do. 

Thank you for the privilege of teaching and learning alongside your child this year. I know you love yours like I love mine. Having children has made me a better teacher, although I am still learning...always learning, always growing.. never done...

I am always here for anything your family needs!