Accessible Document and Technology Specialist
Building & Room:
Student Services Building
1200 West Harrison Street, Chicago, Illinois 60607
Nick joined the Disability Resource Center in April 2020. He graduated from Loras College in 2003 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice. Nick then attended National-Louis University in 2010 and earned a Masters of Arts in Teaching - Special Education degree with a Learning Behavioral Specialist I certification. Prior to UIC, he worked in law enforcement and then began working in education in 2006 at private therapeutic day schools and the public school system. Nick held the role of Special Education Teacher, working with a wide range of students ranging from 5th grade to 12th grade, and in both urban and suburban settings. Nick is passionate about working and advocating for students with disabilities. With a focus that students are given proper resources, opportunities, and skills to fulfill their goals and potential. His role as Accessible Documentation and Technology Specialist is to work with the document conversion team in providing accessible materials for students and provide students with assistive technology.
Fun Fact: Nick has been involved in the sport of wrestling for over 30 years and was a four-year varsity wrestler at Loras College. He volunteers his time as a wrestling coach at the high school and youth levels. He enjoys spending time with his kids, stand-up comedy, watching sports and movies, traveling, and is an avid fan of house and EDM music.