Log In

Laura Nelson Edit Profile

Secondary education educator

Laura Nelson, American Secondary education educator. Certified seondary teacher and administrator, Virginia. Den leader Boy Scouts American, Norfolk, 1986-1988. Member American Federation Teachers, ASCD, National Association Secondary Prins., National Science Teachers Association, Virginia Association Science Teachers, Tidewater Association Chemistry Teachers, Tidewater Association Science Educators.

Background

Nelson, Laura was born on January 6, 1954 in New Haven, Connecticut, United States. Daughter of Louis Elias and Louise Janet (Biondella) Birbarie.

Education

Bachelor in Biology, Wheaton College, Norton, Massachusetts, 1976. Master of Science in Education, Old Dominion University, 1991.

Career

Teacher Norfolk (Virginia) City Schools, 1976—1995. Chairman science department Norvew High School, Norfolk, 1995—1998. Science supervisor Portsmouth City Public Schools, 1998—2003.

Curriculam leader Va Association Curriculam & Supervising Devel, 2002. Director science Portsmouth City Public Schools, since 2003.

Achievements

  • Certified seondary teacher and administrator, Virginia.

Membership

Den leader Boy Scouts American, Norfolk, 1986-1988., member, Science End. Leadreship Assn, 2002-2005, president,2005-2007. Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, National Association Secondary Principals, National Science Teachers Association, Virginia Association Science Teachers(director region 2, president), Virginia Science Education Leadership Association, Tidewater Association Science Educators., Virginia Coalition Mathematics and Science(board mem).

Connections

Married Stephen Barry Nelson, June 19, 1976. 1 child, Erik Stephen.

father:
Louis Elias Birbarie

mother:
Louise Janet (Biondella) Birbarie

spouse:
Stephen Barry Nelson

child:
Erik Stephen Nelson