Jena Nelson
Jena Nelson

Jena Nelson is an 8th-grade Composition and Academic Enhancement teacher. Recently she was named the Oklahoma State Teacher of the Year for 2020.   She was named Deer Creek Middle School, and Deer Creek District Teacher of the Year in 2019. Jena was also a top 12 finalist for State Teacher of the Year for 2020. She has been selected twice to direct at the International Theatre Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland, and was selected to present at the International Music Festival in Campina Grande Brazil.  She is a former Edmond North High School teacher of the year and a second-place chili cook-off winner in Mississippi. When she is not teaching, she enjoys spending time with her family, her chickens, and her garden.