Hannah Nelson

Science Educator

Hannah earned a Bachelors Degree in Biology from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and a Masters in Education from the University of Vermont.   She was a Science and Sports Teacher at the School in Rose Valley, a Math and Science Teacher and Trip Leader at Vermont Commons, completed a Special Education Internship at Williston Central School and then landed at Watershed where she served as Resource Teacher, Math Director/Teacher, Student Services Coordinator, High School Science and Expedition Teacher and High School Team Leader for 5 years.  She left Colorado to teach Math and Biology and serve as IB Coordinator, eventually becoming Interim Head of High School at Madison Country Day School inWisconsin. In 2015, she returned to Watershed in 2015 and is currently a High School Expedition and Science Teacher.

From Evanston, IL (just north of Chicago), she loves being outside and active, which includes biking, kayaking, canoeing, climbing, and walking her dog. She also enjoys making pottery and doing flower arrangements (ikebana). She has a black belt in Aikido and is looking forward to snowboarding again now that she’s back in the mountains.  Hannah just purchased her first house and is excited for fun DIY projects.