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Summer Principals Academy
The Education Leadership Program in the Department of Organization and Leadership
Dominique Nute is a founding Math teacher at Baychester Middle School. Prior to joining Baychester, Dominique taught ELA at KIPP Rise Academy in Newark, New Jersey. Dominique began her career in education as a member of Teach for America’s 2007 New York Corps. Since then, Dominique has dedicated her teaching career to the idea that all children, regardless of circumstance, are able to be successful participants in society. In her classroom she has been able to consecutively increase student performance with students who were previously performing significantly below grade-level on the New York State Math Exam. In addition to her classroom teaching, Dominique has held a variety of leadership roles. As a Team Leader and Mentor Teacher, she has provided instructional support to new teachers through programs such as the New York City Teaching Fellows Program. Dominique has also created and coached the boys and girls varsity basketball teams. After completing SPA, Dominique aspires to be a highly effective urban school leader where she can empower both students and teachers while fostering a positive and supportive, yet rigorous learning environment for her scholars and staff.