Stephanie Nelson has been with Alpine Academy since 2006. She teaches a variety of courses in the area of Family and Consumer Sciences including foods, child development, adult roles, finance, clothing, and TLC (technology, life, careers). Ms. Steph’s curriculum includes important life skills, and her positive attitude and high expectations create a welcoming classroom environment where students know they can be successful. She is a graduate of Utah State University in Finance and Family and Consumer Science. At Utah State she was a school Ambassador, Director of the top Latchkey Club, and received an award for her community involvement from the city of Logan. She is also endorsed by the Utah State Office of Education as a Second Level Special Education Teacher.
In her role as the Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher Ms. Steph has also spearheaded and been the advisor for the FCCLA club on campus. This academic club provides opportunities for Alpine students to learn leadership skills, networking, and valuable life skills. Students are also able to compete locally and nationally in different areas pertaining to FCS. Under Ms. Steph’s guidance several girls have gone on to complete on a National level representing Alpine. She also received the Teacher Advisor of the Year in 2012.
Ms. Steph enjoys working with youth and seeing them realize their own value by doing hard things. Her commitment extends to her personal life where she’s been a long time volunteer for the Big Brothers & Big Sisters Organization. Her free time is spent with her “little sister” of seven years, Sage. She enjoys traveling around the world, but her favorite thing to do is spend time with her fun, loud, wacky family.