Trevor Nelson

co-founder of Right 2 Safe Schools AZ
public school advocate

Trevor Nelson was born and raised in Alaska and now calls Scottsdale, Arizona home. The parent of 4 school aged children, Trevor is a former science teacher, a public school advocate, and the co-founder of His journey in parent advocacy began when his school district abruptly replaced his daughter’s kindergarten teacher. Trevor complained to the school board and was encouraged by other parents to get involved. He has since served on twelve different district committees. Follow him on Twitter @ctrevornelson.

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Commentary: Thank you school leaders!

A profound thank you to all school directors for their dedicated service to their students, communities, taxpayers and school districts.

Being a Teacher in an Arizona Charter School Was Destroying My Husband’s Health

If anyone thinks that people pushing privatization are working to improve education, all they need to do is spend some time in Arizona.

I Left Charter School Teaching for Public School Teaching. I Am So Glad I Did

I love working with students and teaching. Now I get to enjoy it because I am supported and respected for my talents in a public school.

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