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educator

Dora Gilmore Nelson, American educator. Recipient Woodrow Wilson Fellowship Foundation scholarship, 2001. Member National Science Teachers Association, National Council Teachers of Mathematics, North Carolina Technology Educators Association, Southern Appalachian Mineral Society, Pi Gamma Nu, Delta Kappa Pi, Pi Lambda Theta.

Background

Nelson, Dora Gilmore was born on June 30, 1954 in North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Brooks Webster and Dawn (Leach) Gilmore.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Zoology, North Carolina State University, 1976. Certified science, University North Carolina, Asheville, 1981. Master of Education in Supervision and Technology, Western Carolina University, 2000.

Career

Mathematics teacher Asheville (North Carolina) City Schools, 1981-1982. Science teacher St. Genevieve/Gibbons Hall, Asheville, 1982-1987. Assistant to admissions and development Carolina Day School, 1987-1990, science and mathematics teacher, 1990-1992, technical coordinator, teacher mathematics and science, since 1992.

With Teachers Experiencing Antarctica and the Arctic Polar Research, Human Dimensions of Actic Systems Project, 2002—2005. Adjunct instructor Educational technology, Mount Hill College.

Membership

Member National Science Teachers Association, National Council Teachers of Mathematics, North Carolina Technology Educators Association, Southern Appalachian Mineral Society, Pi Gamma Nu, Delta Kappa Pi, Pi Lambda Theta.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Natural history.

Connections

Married John M. Zeigler Junior, March 18, 1978 (divorced April 1990). Children: Paul Brooks, John M. V. Married William M. Nelson Junior, July 24, 1993.

father:
Brooks Webster Gilmore

mother:
Dawn (Leach) Gilmore

spouses:
John M. Zeigler Junior

William M. Nelson Junior

children:
Paul Brooks Nelson

John M. V. Nelson