Tricia Nelson

Director of Communications

720.287.5055 ext. 180

Tricia joined the Denver Preschool Program in 2016. Previously, she was Assistant Director at Family Flex Early Education Center for seven years where she managed daily operations of the school and communications and outreach to families, and ensured staff continued to provide high-quality education to children five and under. Tricia began her career in early childhood education in 2004 as a teacher in the University of Minnesota’s Child Development Center.

Tricia grew up in Minnesota but has been a Denver resident since 2009. In her free time she enjoys skiing, hiking, attending concerts and exploring the great state of Colorado.

More about Tricia

  • Hometown: Plymouth, MN
  • Education: Bachelor of arts degree in child psychology and in Spanish studies from the University of Minnesota
  • First job: Started babysitting at the age of 10
  • What do you do in your spare time: Skiing, hiking, attending concerts, traveling
  • What do you like best about living in Denver: The fact that the mountains are just a short drive away
  • Favorite song to sing in the car: Anything 90’s pop
  • Weirdest thing you have ever eaten: Fried alligator on a stick
  • Childhood nickname: TK
  • Favorite subject in school: Psychology
  • What did you want to be when you grew up: A teacher
  • If you were a crayon, what color would you be: Blue