DEAN AUBREY NELSON
As dean of Relay Memphis, Aubrey Nelson leads teacher preparation for the Memphis campus. Before joining the Relay faculty as the founding elementary adjunct instructor in 2015, Aubrey served as the founding assistant head of school of Freedom Preparatory Academy Elementary School. She previously taught kindergarten and first grade and served as a managing director of teacher leadership development with Teach For America Memphis. She is an alumna of Teach For America (Memphis, ’08). Most recently, Aubrey served as the Residency Director of Relay Memphis, teaching and coaching residents in year one of the Relay Masters of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program. After 13 years in Memphis, Aubrey, with her family, proudly calls Memphis home. Aubrey earned an MAT from Christian Brothers University and her BA in International Studies from Rhodes College.