Gail Anne Nelson
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 Title: Assistant Professor Practice
 Dept: Teacher Education
 Office: JH 186
 Phone: 216-802-3342
 Email: G.S.NELSON@csuohio.edu
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. JH 186, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Education:
M.Ed., Counselor Education, Cleveland State, 1993
B.S., Elementary Education (k-8), Akron University, 1988
 
Brief Bio:
Gail has a diverse background in the field of education starting with 19 years of classroom experience teaching preschool through eighth grade. Gail has experience teaching in urban, suburban and rural school districts as well as in both private and public schools.
In Gail's work as an Early Learning Specialist, she worked with state policy makers to help them understand the need for developmentally appropriate classroom practices as well as lobbied law makers on Capitol Hill to address the current funding needs of our most vulnerable and at-risk families. In her role as a Master Trainer, Gail has written over one hundred In-Service Trainings for teachers and trainers in the state of Ohio.
Gail loves to support CSUs students in not only becoming great teachers, but also in helping them understand the responsibility educators have to teach in developmentally appropriate ways and to defend the rights of all students to learn in safe and emotionally secure environments.
 
Teaching Areas:
Prek - 8th grade education
Specialization in Birth to 8 years old
Social and Emotional Development
Trauma Informed Education
 
Professional Affiliations:
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
Ohio Association for the Education of Young Children (OAEYC)