Degrees and Certifications:

BBA from University of Nebraska – Lincoln; MBA from Southern Methodist University

Mrs. Nichole Bentley | Place 6

Began Serving on School Board: May 2018  (Re-elected in 2021)
Up for Re-Election: May 2024

Occupation/Place of Employment:
CEO, Prio Consulting, LLC & Franchise Co-Owner, Cruise Planners

Spouse: Brett A. Schneider, President, Prio Consulting, LLC & Franchise Co-Owner, Cruise Planners

Children: Sons Mitchell Schneider (25) teaches & his wife Alma Basic (23) live in Dallas, Zac Schneider (23) culinary arts student, Brady Schneider (19) student at Oklahoma State University and Jackson Briscoe (18) student at Texas A&M University.
Pets: Dogs – Chloe and Hazel

Travel, Reading, Boating, being outdoors, Interior Decorating and Remodeling Projects

What factors most strongly influenced your decision to run for the School Board?
I am passionate about all CISD students having equitable opportunities and I care about CISD enhancing what we do well and creatively improving in the areas where we could do better. I have a history of being able to do that collaboratively in a team.

Which campuses have you adopted this year?
CRE, MKB, Wilson, CMS North, CHS9, CHS, NTH@C, VR@C

  • What are your 1-5 year goals for the students in CISD?

  • Is there valuable insight and some information you feel a prospective school board candidate should know BEFORE they seek election?