Jacqueline Nelson

Director of Equity and Inclusion
M.S., Bank Street College of Education, Early Childhood Education, General and Special Education, Pre K- 2nd
B.S., Towson University, Business Marketing
Jaci Nelson was welcomed to St. Luke’s in June of 2019 and began in July of 2020 as the Director of Equity and Inclusion. She joins us from The Hewitt School in New York City, where she served as the Director of Diversity and Inclusivity and led several high impact diversity and equity initiatives. Jaci has a decade of experience in independent schools, as both a teacher and administrator, and also served on the New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS) Diversity Committee.
St. Luke’s School is a secular (non-religious), private school in New Canaan, CT for grades 5 through 12 serving 25 towns in Connecticut and New York. Our exceptional academics and diverse co-educational community foster students’ intellectual and ethical development and prepare them for top colleges. St. Luke’s Center for Leadership builds the commitment to serve and the confidence to lead.