Jr. High Bible/Science
Education and Experience: Mr. Nelson attended and graduated from an ACSI K-12 school in southern New Hampshire. Prior to doing so, he remained active in his church’s youth program and participated in two overseas missions trips before graduating. He became a follower of Jesus at a young age.
Mr. Nelson attended Philadelphia Biblical University (later renamed Cairn University) near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Graduating with a masters degree in Education (with an emphasis in TESOL and Social Studies) and a Bachelor of Science degree in Bible, Mr. Nelson met his wife at the end of college. Mr. Nelson has a deep love of learning about history, other cultures, and hearing students’ stories.
Upon graduation in 2010, Mr. and Mrs. Nelson married and began their journey together. This journey has included living in both the Northeast and Southwest, serving as dorm parents, raising two boys, and spending two years teaching in the country of Cambodia with their children. Mr. Nelson has taught ESL, AP US History, all middle school grades and subjects (Grades 4-8), and several Secondary level Social Studies courses. Mr. Nelson has a deep love and appreciation for both Bible and Middle School Science. He has over eight years of teaching experience.
Primary Curriculum Materials:
Grade 6-8 Bible: Grade-level Summit Ministries Resources
Grade 6 Science: BJU Press Science 6 Material
Grade 7 Science: BJU Press Life Science
Grade 8 Science: BJU Press Earth Science