Nichole Riley, Ed.D. » Biography


Dr. Nichole Riley was born and raised in Temple, TX. She is the daughter of the late Reverend Barbara Miller of Crestview Christian Church. After graduating from Temple High School, she majored in chemistry at the University of Mary-Hardin Baylor (UMHB). In 2000, Dr. Riley received her Bachelors of Science degree from UMHB. Dr. Riley spent her entire career serving the students of Temple Independent School District beginning in October of 2000. Dr. Riley taught at the high school, middle school, and elementary levels in TISD schools for 10 years.

Dr. Riley earned her Master’s degree in Educational Administration from UMHB in 2008. During the summer of 2009, Dr. Riley began doctoral studies at UMHB. In 2011, Dr. Riley began her career in administration at the middle school level serving as Coordinator of Student Services, then Dean of Curriculum and Instruction, and Assistant Principal.

Dr. Riley received her doctorate in Leadership in Educational Administration from UMHB in May of 2012. During her doctoral studies, Dr. Riley was a presenter at the Consortium of State Organizations for Texas Teacher Education (CSOTTE), Fall 2009 Teacher Education Conference – San Antonio, TX, Topic: “Spiraling Across Education:P-16 Initiatives and Future Trends in Texas Education. ”