Nicole Michaelis works as a Development Consultant for the Division of Personnel for the State of West Virginia. In her tenure with the Division, Nicole designs and delivers classroom as well as online training programs and provides coaching and consulting services for WV State Government employees, managers, and executives.
Nicole earned her Master's in Public Administration as well as a Master's degree in Foreign Languages from West Virginia University. She completed her undergraduate studies at the Otto-von-Guericke University in Magdeburg, Germany, in the fields of Russian and German linguistics and literatures, pedagogy, and psychology. Nicole has studied abroad at the State Pushkin Institute for Russian Language in Moscow and at the Kazan State University in Kazan, Russia, and is a world traveler.
She taught English as a Second Language and German at West Virginia University prior to joining the professional staff at Salem International University, where she worked as Residence Director and Assistant Director for Student Life.
In her free time, Nicole enjoys studying Martial Arts and is an avid runner who has won numerous local races. She also takes pleasure in visiting community theatre shows, nature, spending time with her family, and is a member of the Murder and Merriment Acting Troupe.