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Town of Westlake, Westlake Academy IB World School


Diane Nelson, a third grade teacher, is excited for her second year at Westlake Academy.  Mrs. Nelson graduated from Texas Woman's University with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. She continued her education by earning a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership in 2016. Prior to Westlake,  Mrs. Nelson has taught Kindergarten,  First,  and Second grade. She also served as an Assistant Principal with Harmony Public Schools. It is her desire to engage, motivate, and ignite student learning through the lenses of international mindedness and visual learning. Mrs. Nelson and her husband, Knick, have two children, Cody, and Kyle. In her free time, she enjoys reading, being outdoors, working with animals, and running.