Alaska Teacher Certified
Over 30 years of experience in public and private education.
Experienced Title 1 Reading Teacher / Administrator.
Extensive experience in curriculum development.
“Words cannot express how thankful I am to have found Ms. Nelson!!!
Everyday was such a struggle for my son Garrett, his comprehension was extremely poor and his self-
“Carter was struggling with reading and writing and has struggled since kindergarten. He is very bright, but has had challenges focusing or even wanting to read or write. Within the first month of getting tutoring assistance from Shirley, Carter’s reading grade at school improved from a C to A-
“She made a positive impact on student learning. Was masterful at assessing student performance and then designing instruction based upon the data.”
“Shirley has made all the difference in my son’s reading and writing skills. She was able to zero in on the areas he especially needed help and use materials that were of particular interest to him. The result was not only an improvement in his reading and analytical skills, but also an increase in his self confidence about learning, As a parent, I felt much more comfortable that my son had the skills to make the transition from elementary school to 7th grade. I highly recommend Ms. Nelson for individualized instruction in reading and writing.”
“Was the center of many community events especially music education on all levels from pre-
Juliana Osinchuk, The Juilliard School of Music, and Director of Chamber Music & Young Alaskan Artist. Program -
“She was known as an innovative teacher and made the lessons interesting and relevant to the students lives. She emphasized reading and writing skills in all her curriculums and as a result her classes were very well rounded and she brought in special programs that would include all skills in a specific program. Shirley always went the extra mile.”
Shirley Nelson member of;
—Anchorage East Rotary
—Member Anchorage Chamber of Commerce
—Municipal Budget Advisory Commissioner
—Imagination Library Committee