Ms. Nockels earned a Bachelor of Arts in Deaf Education from Converse College. She also has additional certifications in early childhood and elementary education. She worked as an early interventionist for children with hearing losses in North Carolina for 4 years. She has spent the last 10 years working with infants, toddlers, and two year olds as a teacher at a private preschool in Greenville. She is a proud aunt to her nephew and is excitedly awaiting the arrival of her niece in November. In her spare time, Ms. Nockels enjoys reading, going to movies, and spending time with friends. She is also active with the Spartanburg Little Theatre as a stage manager and backstage crew member. "I am so excited to be a part of the Quest Leadership Academy Team and am looking forward to working with all of my students. We are going to have a great year in K4!