News & Features

Fontbonne Adjunct Instructor Named Finalist for Missouri's Teacher of the Year

The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has named Vicki Nelson, a Fontbonne University adjunct faculty member, one of six finalists in the 2011-12 Missouri Teacher of the Year program.

Nelson is a special education teacher at Litzinger School in the Special School District of St. Louis County. She is a senior lecturer in Fontbonne’s department of education/special education, teaching Methods of Special Education (EDU 308).

Award nominations were submitted by school districts from throughout the state. A selection committee appointed by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education reviewed the candidates’ written applications and will select the Missouri Teacher of the Year on Aug. 22.

Meet the finalists.

Learn more about studying education/special education at Fontbonne.