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Superintendent Bob Nelson

Superintendent Bob Nelson



Robert G. Nelson was appointed Superintendent of Fresno Unified School District in September 2017.  Mr. Nelson has worked 23 years for the district serving in various roles including teacher, vice principal, principal, human resources administrator and chief of staff, making him the first internal employee to serve as superintendent in nearly 30 years.  Prior to returning to the district two years ago to serve as chief of staff, Mr. Nelson served as the Chawanakee Unified Superintendent in Eastern Madera County.  Mr. Nelson graduated from the University of Southern California, completed his Masters in Educational Administration and Supervision at CSU Fresno and is currently finishing his doctoral degree at USC.  Outside of being an educator, Mr. Nelson and his wife Tiffany are parents of seven amazing children ranging in ages from 21 years to 2-year-old twins.  Mr. and Mrs. Nelson have always felt a need to support children and have spent a number of years as foster parents, resulting in the adoption of four of their seven children.



Office of the Superintendent

2309 Tulare Street, Fresno, CA
Phone: (559) 457-3882
Fax: (559) 457-3786


Last Modified: 10/31/2017 8:39 AM

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