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Kelly Nelson, RN LSN

Hello! My name is Kelly Nelson and I am the Licensed School Nurse at Hazel Park Preparatory School. I started wih the St. Paul Public School District in August 1988. That was a long time ago and my how many things have changed in the world of school nursing! I received my Bachelor of Arts degree in Nursing from Gustavus Adolphus College in 1987, my Master of Science in Community Health degree from Minnesota State University- Mankato in 1997 and became a National Board Certified School Nurse in 2016. 

Outside of work I live in Andover, MN with my husband Steve, son Brady who is 20 and attends the University of MN- Duluth and daughter Kitty who is 15 and attends Andover High School. We live on 10 acres and have 3 horses, 2 dogs and 3 cats. We also have an abundance of wildlife that we see and share space with.