B.A. from Middlebury College and M.A. in English as a Second Language from Pace University. After earning her undergraduate degree and working as paralegal at a midtown law firm, Nelsie joined Teach for America in an effort to serve English Language Learners. During her graduate studies, Nelsie also completed her TFA service. She is currently the ESL coordinator and specialist at Bronx Lab School. Nelsie wishes to open her own ESL school in the near future.