Amy G. Nelson | University of Northwestern, St. Paul
UNW Response to Covid-19

Amy G. Nelson, Ed.D.

Coordinator of Communication Arts & Literature Education
Coordinator for Social Studies Education
Adjunct Instructor

Ed.D. Leadership, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction, Dordt College
B.S. English Education, University of Northwestern-St. Paul (Northwestern College)

Contact Information

Nazareth Hall, N3040
3003 Snelling Ave. N
St Paul, MN 55113


Amy Nelson is an alum of Northwestern's English Education Program. She taught middle school and high school language arts in the Twin Cities.

Her research interests include novice teachers' abilities to use assessment to improve student learning and how to help foster student resiliency in a virtual learning environment.

Dr. Nelson serves as the Communication Arts and Literature Education (CALE) Coordinator and Social Studies Education Coordinator and teaches courses in the School of Education and English departments. She enjoys mentoring student teaching candidates, volunteering with ELL students at local schools, and working with teachers in many school districts in the metro area.

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