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Mrs. Nielson

Grades taught & where?

 4th grade at Roosevelt all 8 years

Education (include any certifications or endorsements you have obtained).

 Masters Degree in Education

Who/What inspired you to go into education?

 I was at the school in the PTA presidency so much that I decided I might as well work at the school as a teacher. I went back to school and got a Masters degree in education.

What do you do when you aren't in school?

 Travel as much as possible

Favorite quote or your philosophy on education?

 "Education breeds confidence"-Confucious

Favorite book?

 I will never be able to choose. I love to read too much to choose a favorite.

Something Interesting about you:

 I take high school kids to tour Europe every summer with my best friend of 32 years. The best friend that I met right here at Roosevelt in 6th grade.

Your favorite things:

 Favorite color: Yellow
Favorite treat: Chocolate Covered Cinnamon Bear, Air-popped Popcorn
Favorite Place to Eat: Costa Vida
Favorite Dessert: Cupcakes
Hobbies: Travel, Pickleball, Reading, Watching my kids play sports.

What is your favorite Leader In Me habit and why?

Begin with the End in Mind. I am a goal setter.