Nikki Hume is originally from Portland, Oregon, USA. This is her eighth year teaching at the International School of Prague. Nikki has taught in Reggio Inspired, Early Childhood environments for 16 years! She holds a Masters degree in Curriculum & Instruction with a specialisation in Early Childhood Education.
Nikki is currently the Kindergarten Studio teacher also known as the atelierista. Her involvement at ISP is diverse. She is currently the Social Studies curriculum leader for the Elementary school; ISP's representative for Service Learning in the CEESA region, and she coaches Middle School girls soccer.
As an educator, Nikki feels most passionate about building community in the classroom; facilitating creative and critical thinking through Service Learning experiences, storytelling with children, and providing a learning environment that is open for children to explore through play.