Nicholas Dewald is a 2021-22 Teach Plus California Senior Policy Fellow who teaches world history in Spanish and is part of a Two Way Immersion Program as a Spanish teacher. He is also a union site representative, Two Way Immersion coordinator, and advocate for the LGBTQIA community. Nicholas works with stakeholders, other teachers, and district officials to align and improve curriculum and Spanish instruction to allow for fair representation. He has helped facilitate LGBTQIA professional development through the district, improving access to information and understanding. Nicholas received BAs in Political Science and Spanish, his MFA in Teaching in conjunction with the teaching credential program from University of California, Irvine, and his MS in Instructional Design and Technology at California State University, Fullerton.