Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor of Arts in Recreation Administration & Sociology University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill MaEd in Middle Grades Education with a focus in Literacy Western Carolina University
Ms. Nelson grew up in Brevard, NC, attending Brevard Middle and Brevard High Schools. She attended the University of North Carolina from 1997-2001, majoring in Recreation Administration and Sociology. After working in the recreation field for several years, she moved back home to Brevard and earned her Master's Degree in Middle Grades Education with a focus in Literacy. She began working at Brevard Middle School in 2012. Ms. Nelson believes that building relationships with her students is the key to learning for both teachers and students. She is very passionate about reading, and believes that everyone can enjoy reading if they find the right book.
Ms. Nelson enjoys spending time with her two sons, Nelson (10) and Camden (3), as well as her dog, Tar. She is a big UNC basketball fan and loves traveling, especially to the beach.