About Jennifer Nagel

Jennifer is originally from Walker, MN. Jennifer and her family moved to Brainerd in 1999 and she started volunteering as a Sunday School teacher at St. Francis in 2006. Jennifer joined St. Francis of the Lakes Catholic School in 2015 as the 1-2nd grade Combination Teacher. She now serves as the school’s Educational Specialist.

Jennifer earned her Bachelor of Science degree for Elementary Education with a concentration in Middle School Science at Bemidji State University. She was previously an Early Childhood teacher at the ISD 181 Learning Center for 4 years and an Elementary Teacher at Minnesota Virtual Academy for 8 years before coming to St. Francis school.

Jennifer enjoys reading, hiking, camping, and spending time outdoors and with her husband and kids.