Build a CONVINCING P&T case

Transform the P&T process from exhausting to empowering with Well-Prepared, a personalized 8-week coaching and developmental editing program.


Build a convincing tenure and promotion case in this personalized 8-week coaching and developmental editing program

Overwhelmed at the thought of preparing your P&T portfolio?

We can help!

  • Get a running start with checklists, worksheets, and templates
  • Get accountability to stay focused and on schedule with a coach
  • Get detailed feedback for clear, compelling, evidence-based narratives

 "The 8 weeks with Well-Prepared were life-changing. The structure, guidance, and support resulted in three statements that truly speak to who I am as a researcher and who I do this work for.

Brittany Chambers Butcher, PhD
Assistant Professor, University of California, Davis

Hi! I'm Nichole, your coach & editor.

Professor of Curriculum and Instruction + former high school English and AfAm history teacher.

I earned tenure in 2012 and became a full professor in 2017. Since then, I have helped numerous faculty, particularly faculty of color, put their best P&T case forward—not with the outcome of review committees as the focus, but on the process itself.

My signature 4-C framework will support you in recognizing and effectively communicating your inherent worth in the academy.

Beyond completion of a persuasive dossier, my goal is to humanize what can be a very dehumanizing high-stakes moment so you can own your story with unwavering confidence.

Here's what you can expect.

Week 0

Provide information about your P&T process, like your P&T guidelines and type and length of narratives, so I know exactly how to support you.

Weeks 1 to 2

We create a cohesive picture of your accomplishments in research, teaching, and service that align with your values and the priorities of your institution and discipline.

Weeks 3 to 8

With guidance, feedback, and resources, you develop narratives (as well as other evidence) that showcase the quality and significance of your work.

 "Nichole is a GEM! I felt empowered and energized after each session - which overflowed to my other projects...[she] helped me create tenure documents that I am extremely proud to submit.

Lenette M. Jones, PhD, RN, FAHA
Assistant Professor, University of Michigan

Coaching is just the beginning.

Here's exactly what Well-Prepared includes:

  • Weekly 60-minute coaching sessions that support you in identifying and communicating why your work matters
  • Detailed post-session recaps so you know exactly what to work on during the week
  • Developmental editing that includes up to 3 rounds of comprehensive feedback on 3 narratives (e.g., research, teaching, and service)
  • Data analysis support to help you discover themes in your teaching evaluations
  • Email templates to use when reaching out for letters of support
  • Checklists, prompts, and other tools designed to guide you in completing your portfolio

Investment: $3800

Due to the popularity of Well-Prepared, there is typically a three-month waitlist.

 "Nichole was consistently patient and encouraging with me, but she always knew when and how to ask the tough questions...My leadership goals are clearer to me now, and I am much better prepared to meet them.

Deborah Coen, PhD
Professor, Yale University

Get all you need to confidently go up for P&T:



Click Let's Chat below, choose a time that works, and answer a few questions to secure your appointment. 



Have a super casual, no pressure conversation about what you need, when you need it, and whether we're a great fit.



With coaching and editing personalized just for you, you'll complete your P&T portfolio with greater ease, calm, and confidence than you ever thought possible.


No. Although I specialize in supporting faculty of color through tenure and/or promotion, I have and do work with all faculty.

Yes. In fact, the lack of support available for faculty moving from associate to full is one of the reasons I created Well-Prepared.

Yes. We want you to have the best coaching experience possible. That means making sure Well-Prepared is the best fit for what you seek. And in case you're wondering, these conversations are super casual with NO awkward high-pressure salesy talk. Pinky swear.

I have supported faculty from fields as diverse as dance, public relations, and nursing, from research to comprehensive universities.

Please complete the form above we'll connect with you to see what's possible.

Bottom line?

After all you've done to get here, you deserve a P&T portfolio preparation process that fills you with confidence and clarity, not dread and doubt.

We've got you.

You deserve a healthier, more joyful faculty life NOW,

...not after tenure
...not after full
...not after that publication
...not next semester, next year, someday.

Life is too precious to waste another second. 

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