40 Under 40, Class of 2019

Nish Giocolea


Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board

Job Title

Executive Director


Giocolea began her career as an elementary Spanish teacher and later spent 14 years teaching Spanish at a Wyoming community college. At the Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board, she oversees teacher licensure, discipline and professional development. She has worked to revamp the licensure system and professional development for all teachers, coaches and related services in the K-12 system in Wyoming.