Team Resilience

Nicole McCormick 
mccormicknicol@aasd.k12.wi.usMrs. McCormick

Mrs. McCormick is overjoyed to be teaching at Kaleidoscope Academy…again! She is passionate about meeting the needs of all students, building a safe and positive classroom community as well as assisting students in growing their knowledge, mindset, and skills to allow them to be successful in life.

Mrs. McCormick was born and raised in Appleton. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and Special Education (Grades 1-8) from the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh and her Master’s degree in Differentiated Instruction for At-Risk Learners from Marian University.

Mrs. McCormick has worked at the middle level with students with special needs and spent the last five years as a 4th grade teacher in AASD. She spends most of her free time with her husband, Mike, son, Patrick and two labs, Molly and Emma. Mrs. McCormick loves to be outdoors, read and learn and experience new things.

Mike Schroeder

Mike Schroeder

Mr. Schroeder is a 7th grade Math and Science teacher at Kaleidoscope. Mr. Schroeder’s has been with the Appleton Area School District for four years and taught 5th grade students in Orlando, Florida for five years. The weather is beautiful in Florida, but it has been a dream of Mr. Schroeder’s to have his own classroom in Wisconsin.

Mr. Schroeder attended UW-Whitewater, where he double majored in elementary/middle education and geography. He is a Fox Cities native, growing up in the shadow of Lambeau Field in Ashwaubenon.

In his free time, Mr. Schroeder loved going to the Florida Amusement Parks, training for half-marathons, golfing on prestige courses and going to the beaches. With the new move to Wisconsin, he is already enjoying being closer to family. He has enjoyed golfing and exercising in the cooler temperatures. He mostly enjoys going to the family cabin in Door County with his wife Aubrey and Gia, their Shih Tzu. Mr. Schroeder is very excited about the year ahead and is enthusiastic about working with a committed staff.