Steve Nelson

Steve  Nelson
Nelson, Steve: - Steve Nelson has been Head of School at the Calhoun School on Manhattan's Upper West Side since 1998. Calhoun is one of America's most notable progressive schools and serves 750 students, from pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade. Calhoun is particularly well regarded for its commitment to diversity and social justice. Since 1997 Steve has been a columnist for the Valley News, the daily newspaper in the mid-Vermont/New Hampshire area on both sides of the Connecticut River. He has been a regular contributor to The Huffington Post since 2010, writing about education and politics. Before assuming his current position, he worked as an administrator at Vermont Law School and Landmark College. He is an avid violinist and also served for six years as President of a performing arts school in the Midwest. Steve has competed in many marathons, triathlons, bicycle races and cross country ski races, with steadily decreasing success. He now primarily races the grim reaper. He is married to Wendy Nelson, has two children, Jennifer and Christopher, and three perfect grandchildren - Quinn, Maddie and Jack.