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Michelle Nelson, School Social Worker

School Social Worker for the 11th and 12th grade

This is my first year as a social worker Washburn High School and I’ve coached cheerleading here for the last 4 years. I received a Bachelor of Science degree in Social Work from Minnesota State University Mankato and went on to receive my Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of St. Thomas/St. Catherine University.

I have lived in south Minneapolis my entire life and am a MPS graduate. I enjoy sports, gardening and cooking.

At Washburn I support students in grades 11 &12 with many things including school success, mental health, homelessness and housing and referrals to other supports in the community.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions at michelle.nelson@mpls.k12.mn.us. During distance learning, you may call or text me at my Google Voice phone number: 612-440-3412.

Check out my virtual office for some resources and to schedule an appointment.