Nicol Preston Parenteral Drug Association

Nicol Preston is currently the Senior Training Specialist at PDA. Since 2018, she gratefully embraces the responsibilities of instructional design for both instructor-led and eLearning training courses, trainer management, and training development management. In 2016, Nicol worked as a federal contractor and accepted a role as Technical Trainer II with the Department of Justice, Criminal Division within the agency’s IT Department. In this role, she was responsible for developing and leading technical training to ensure Cybersecurity and IT policies and procedures were followed by all federal employees within the DOJ. She also served as Administrator of Training and Quality Assurance (responsible for management, development, and facilitation of technical training) with the University System of Maryland from 2006 to 2016.

Nicol earned a Master of Distance Education, Teaching and Training, a Graduate Certificate in Leadership in Distance Education & eLearning and a Graduate Certificate in eLearning Technology: all from the University of Maryland University College in 2016. She earned a Bachelor to Fine Arts in Theatre from West Virginia University.