Stephanie received her B.A. in Music from Carleton College and is licensed in K-12 instrumental and classroom music. She received her Master's Degree from the University of St. Thomas. Stephanie has taught music at Pike Lake Kindergarten Center, the Barak and Michelle Obama Service Learning Elementary School and Galtier Elementary School. Mrs. Nichols is a curent member of the MN Orff Society and regularly attends chapter workshops and national conferences.