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Nelson Ridge
Intermediate School
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Mrs. Scanlon
Special Education Teacher - Nelson Ridge

About Me...

 Staff PhotoI have been teaching for 22 years.  I love getting to know my students and being an integral part of their learning experience.  Outside of school, I enjoy spending time with my daughter, my husband, and our 2 yellow labs. My hobbies include running, reading, traveling with my family, and spending time with love ones.

Quick Facts...

Years teaching:


Started Working at NLSD:



I have 1 daughter, my husband, and 2 yellow labs Delilah and Jax.

Favorite Thing About Teaching:

All students can succeed with teamwork between the student, teacher, and parent. I believe every child can be successful. I love teaching because I get the opportunity to touch the lives of students and contribute to making their future one that is bright and productive.

Graduated From:

Undergrad: Illinois State University

Graduate School: Saint Xavier University


Reading, running, gardening, walking our dogs, traveling and spending time with my family and friends.

Favorite Book:

The Hunger Games Trilogy, The Giving Tree, and The Help