Deirdre Nelson hired as guidance counselor
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Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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The Muscle Shoals school board recently approved the recommendation to hire Deirdre Nelson as a guidance counselor at Muscle Shoals High School.  Mrs. Nelson has worked in Florence City and Muscle Shoals City as an elementary school counselor. She has also worked in Russellville City and the former Memphis City School System as a special education teacher. This is her eighteenth year of service in public education.

Mrs. Nelson earned a bachelor's degree in special education from the University of Tennessee. She received a master's degree from the University of North Alabama in school counseling. Mrs. Nelson also acquired an education specialist degree in school counseling from the University of Alabama. In 2011, she obtained National Board Certification with a concentration in school counseling.

Mrs. Nelson is originally from Tuscumbia. She is the proud product of Muscle Shoals City Schools and the Memphis City School System. Mrs. Nelson is married to Carlos. They have been married for sixteen years. 

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