Nick provides educational consulting services including guest lectures, professional development seminars and curriculum design to schools and educators in a variety of contexts. Past work includes collaborations with UCLA Visual and Performing Arts Education Program, Young Musicians Foundation, Loyola Marrymount University, Cotsen Foundation and award-winning online learning academy ABC Mouse. Nick's consulting work focuses on how to teach music through an inquiry-based approach that uses primary sources to foment critical thinking and draws connections to general curricular areas such as social studies, literature, math and science. To hire Nick use the booking form which can be found here.
"Music educator Nick Kello, teacher at the UCLA Lab school, shares some of his progressive methodologies with the 1st quarter students of VAPAE's arts ed teaching sequence." (See image here.)