Director of Technology & Making
Nicholas Cole-Farrell is Director of Technology and Making and has worked in K-12 education for sixteen years, including eight at International Baccalaureate schools in Berlin and Brandenburg, Germany. He earned his B.A. in anthropology and history and his M.A. in history at the University of Vermont and studied European civilization and culture at the Sorbonne in Paris. Nicholas also holds a post-baccalaureate certificate from Drexel University in K12 Education. A native of New England, Nicholas is fluent in French and German, and has Spanish and Hebrew in his sights. When he is not running the technology and Maker Education programs at Brandeis, Nicholas and his wife Amy spend their time renovating their 1950s Pacifica ranch house into a modern suburban farmhouse for their two children - Brandeis students Lennon (Class of 2026) and Violet (Class of 2027), as well as for their beloved Cairn terrier, Mama Coco, and their two Orpington hens, Bella and Sunset.