Full Name
Nicole Otte
Job Title
Director of Workforce Development
Endress+Hauser USA
Speaker Bio
Nicole Otte is the Director of Workforce Development at Endress+Hauser USA located in Greenwood, IN. She partners within her organization to develop current and future workforce, which includes building partnerships with local, state, and national educational institutions (K-12 and postsecondary). Prior to joining Endress+Hauser in 2019, Nicole spent 18 years in education. She was an Engineering and Technology high school teacher for 12 years where she taught Project Lead the Way Pre-Engineering, College & Careers, Construction, Architecture, and Geometry & Engineering. Nicole then joined Central Nine Career Center (Greenwood, IN) in 2013 as the Assistant Director and then transitioned to the CTE Director role in 2016 where she oversaw varied programs in manufacturing, health sciences, IT, construction, transportation, and Human/Protective Services serving partner high schools. Nicole is a Ph.D. candidate in Education Administration (K-12) at Indiana State University. She has begun work on her dissertation, which will focus on the crossroads of education and industry, particularly business/industry employees embedded in education. She earned her Ed.S. in Educational Leadership from Indiana State University in 2019, M.A. in Career and Technical Education from Ball State University in 2005 and her B.S. in Technology Education from Indiana State University in 2001.
Nicole Otte