Nic Kaplan

The Director of Lifespan Religious Education (DLRE) is a full time position responsible for developing and implementing spiritual and faith development programming for children, youth, adults, and families. Nic’s works collaboratively with staff and the Religious Education teachers and groups to create a more vibrant faith formation program that includes lifespan faith development, family ministry, multigenerational programming, and community partnerships. 

Nic joined the UUS staff team in June of 2022. Previously, they served as the Coordinator of Youth Programming at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Muncie, Indiana where they also worked as an elementary and middle school Our Whole Lives facilitator. Nic has worked with families and in various types of educational settings throughout their adult life and loves creating all ages events where everyone has a chance to learn from each other. Nic shares UUS’s passion for environmental, social, and racial justice, experiential learning, and developing communities of care and radical welcome.

Nic, their spouse, and their two children enjoy exploring natural areas and hope to begin fostering kittens for a local shelter (a more recent family hobby).