Greta Nelson, Principal
“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” John Quincy Adams
I am elated to be able to serve as Principal of Shawboro Elementary School for the 2018-2019 school year!
As a proud alumni of Currituck County schools, I am excited to serve the community in this capacity. After graduating high school in 2000, I attended East Carolina University where I obtained my Bachelor of Science degree in Education (2004) and Master of Arts in Education (2005).
During my final month of graduate school, I was offered an opportunity to teach in the Clark County School District in Las Vegas, Nevada. While in Nevada I taught a Science Lab to K-5 then moved through multiple grades at the elementary level. Following my classroom experience, I was selected to serve as an Instructional Coach Project Facilitator. In this role I mentored teachers, designed and presented professional development and worked at the district level on project implementations and standards alignment activities. During this time, I also attended Arizona State University, in Phonix Arizona to obtain a Master of Arts degree in School Administration and Supervision.
In 2013 I was given the opportunity to return to Currituck County as a Science teacher for Moyock Middle school. I remained in that position for two years before joining the Moyock Elementary family as their Assistant Principal.
Joining the Shawboro Elementary family is allowing me an amazing chance to work with fantastic educators who are dedicated to learning. Our goal is to provide each student with a challenging and rigorous educational experience that is appropriate to his/her academic level. We will continue to differentiate the curriculum and structure much of our day utilizing MTSS to meet the needs of our students.
I believe in a school community where children are first and education is the number one priority. It is my top priority to provide students with a safe and effective learning environment, full of rich experiences. I am eager to get to know all of our wonderful students and families this year.
Let’s have an amazing 2018-2019 school year! I’m proud to be a Mustang!