Associate Professor in the School of Teacher Education and Leadership at Utah State University
Dr. Nicole Pyle is an Associate Professor in the School of Teacher Education and Leadership at Utah State University in the area of adolescent literacy. Dr. Pyle serves as an Institute Fellow in The Dropout Prevention Institute at The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk at the University of Texas at Austin and as a Research Fellow at the National Dropout Prevention Center/Successful Practices Network. Her research interests include interventions for youth at-risk in secondary education, adolescent literacy, dropout prevention, college readiness, effective instructional practices, multi-tiered interventions, and inclusion. Dr. Pyle partners with comprehensive high schools and alternative high schools to design and deliver interventions aimed to reduce dropout risk indicators and improve diverse learners’ college readiness, ACT preparation, and reading comprehension of informational texts to ultimately graduate from high school prepared to access and succeed in postsecondary education.