Profile: Nancy Nelson

Art/Graphic Design

Options Volunteer Basis, Independent Funding Available, Potential for UROP Funding, Potential for Academic Credit Overview We are looking for students with art/design experience to support the development of illustrations for early literacy texts situated in community contexts. This work is part of a larger Institute of Education Sciences funded project to develop an intensive reading […]

Literacy & Special Education

Options Volunteer Basis, Independent Funding Available Overview The National Center on Improving Literacy ( is looking for undergraduate and graduate students to evaluate evidence-based resources for inclusion in its resource repository on the website. Students will be trained to use a protocol to search for and review resources intended to increase the knowledge and skills […]

Nancy Nelson

Nancy J. Nelson, PhD, NCSP, is an Assistant Professor of Special Education in the Wheelock College of Education and Human Development at Boston University. Dr. Nelson has been a PI or co-PI on more than a dozen federally funded projects to develop or test the efficacy of math and reading interventions for students with or […]