Todd R. Nelson

,  Correspondent

Todd R. Nelson has worked in public and private education since 1979 in schools in Boston, San Francisco, Chicago, rural Maine, and Philadelphia.

He has been a Monitor contributor of Home Forum essays, poems, Op-Ed commentaries and feature articles since 1989.

For 10 years, he was a frequent commentator on Maine Public Radio. He publishes frequently in national and regional publications, writes a monthly column for, and is head of school at The School in Rose Valley outside Philadelphia.

He and his wife, Lesley, have three adult children.

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