Kathleen Nilsen


Mrs. Nilsen received her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education with an emphasis in Geography from Arizona State University and her Master’s Degree in Elementary Education with an emphasis in Economics from University of Louisville.

Previous teaching experience includes teaching 5th grade in Arizona and 3rd-8th grade Social Studies and 4th-5th grade Science for a variety of schools within the Archdiocese of Louisville. She took a break to raise her five children and decided to return to the classroom in 2011 when she joined the St. Patrick Faculty.

Mrs. Nilsen teaches 6th grade Science and Geography at St. Patrick. She enjoys using a hands-on approach to teaching using computers, learning centers and lab experiments. She has brought the annual “Invention Convention” to our school where students create, market and promote their own Inventions.

Mrs. Nilsen spends her spare time with her husband Sean and their five children. She enjoys reading historical fiction, sewing, walking and visiting her family in Arizona.

Blog: http://6thgradeblogstpatrickslou.edublogs.org
Twitter: @nilsenkathleen