Ms. Bernadette Persons-Nelson

Phone: (803) 641-2470


Degrees and Certifications:

Master's Degree in Elementary Education from the University of Alabama at BirminghamBachelor's Degree from the University of Montevallo in Montevallo, AlabamaGifted and Talented Endorsement by SC Department of Education

Ms. Bernadette Persons-Nelson


I am looking forward to a stellar school year with our revamped student and faculty groupings. I am teaching 7th Grade English Language Arts this year! This is my 6th year at Kennedy and my 17th year teaching. I taught 4 years in Georgia and the remaining years in South Carolina. I have a master's degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in Elementary Education. I had a restful summer and am looking forward to a year full of learning for by students and myself. 

I am married and a stepmother, grandmother, and as of this summer- a great-grandmother! I am from Birmingham, Alabama and an avid Alabama fan!!! I am active in my church and enjoy time with family whenever possible. I look forward to working with you and your child this year. If you need to contact me, please do so by email at (this is the best method).

THIS YEAR I AM USING CLASS DOJO TO COMMUNICATE WITH MY PARENTS AND STUDENTS. Please email me if you would like the connection information. I will then send the information to you. Thanks so much!



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