Mrs. Nelson joins St. Isaac Jogues School in Kindergarten this year. Mrs. Nelson is a former parishioner at St. Isaac’s church where she made her First Holy Communion, First Reconciliation and Confirmation. She is beyond thrilled to be part of such a wonderful school. Mrs. Nelson graduated from St. Mary’s College in South Bend, IN and received her Master’s Degree and a Reading Endorsement from National-Louis University. She taught in Second Grade at The Latin School of Chicago and Kindergarten at The Catherine Cook School in Chicago for a combined 10 years. Mrs. Nelson lives in Western Springs with her husband and three children who attend St. John of the Cross Parish School. She is looking forward to a wonderful year!
Mr. Lee is excited to be joining the St. Isaac’s community and teaching 4th grade this year. He grew up in the Chicago suburbs and attended a Catholic grade school and high school in the area. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. After college, he worked in Wilmette Public School District as a classroom paraprofessional for one year before getting his own classroom in a Catholic school in the Archdiocese of Chicago. He taught 2nd grade at St. Athanasius School in Evanston for 6 years, and also taught 1st and 8th grade religion classes while there. He is looking forward to teaching 4th grade at St. Isaac’s this year!