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Mrs. Nancy Elias » About


Name: Nancy Elias

Teaching since: 2021

Teaching at AHS since: 2021

Department: English 


  • California Clear Teaching Credential (English) - UCLA
  • M.Ed. - Cameron University
  • B.A. - English Literature- University Of La Verne


Recent trainings/professional development:

Confirmation Teacher Training

Apple Teacher

AP English Literature Training Certification



Mrs. Elias is passionate about reading all types of literature, especially literature by multicultural authors. She also has written many of her own stories in the last year. In addition, she has a profound affinity for drawing and painting. She has taught Confirmation classes, choir, and religious education to students in grades K-12 in her parish for the last 15 years. In the past, she has taught English Literature and Film to 11th grade and 12th grade students. She loves traveling with her family in the U.S. and overseas. She has been to approximately 40 U.S. States and many countries in North America, Europe and the Middle East. She is also interested in watching movies from various countries around the world. She has been married for 21 years and has two boys in college and high school. Her hobbies include writing stories, painting, drawing, and watching movies that feature countries from around the world.