Dogwood Elementary
Work, Learn, Succeed!

Janelle Nelson


Phone: 816-903-1400 x41803

Janelle Nelson has been with the Kearney School District for 16 years. She is currently the building principal for Dogwood Elementary. She was the elementary principal at Holt Elementary prior to Dogwood. Before coming to the Kearney School District Janelle was the principal at Stewartsville Elementary. She began her educational career at East Buchanan Elementary as a 4th/5th grade combination classroom teacher and the high school volleyball coach for seven years. Mrs. Nelson received her undergraduate and her Master's Degree's from Benedictine College in Atchison, KS. She went on to complete her Specialist Degree in Administration from William Wood's University.

Janelle has two grown children who live in the area still. Janelle and her husband, Greg stay busy with his business. Greg is a professional dog trainer and has his own business, Kansas City Retrievers. So while Janelle stays busy with children, Greg stays busy with four-legged friends.

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