Nikki Revell is a 2018-19 Teach Plus California Policy Fellow. Nikki teaches 11th grade English at New Designs Charter School at the University Park campus in Los Angeles. She is the lead California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASSPP) instructor for her organization, working with teachers on shaping their instruction and providing them with professional development and support. Prior to New Designs, Niki was instructional leader and grant writer at an independent charter school. Nikki served as a member of the 2016 Teacher Policy Team with Educators for Excellence. She earned her BA in Journalism from the University of Queensland, a Master’s Degree in Writing and Literature from Deakin University, and a Graduate Diploma in Education from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.