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Nancy Spalla

Instructor of Education
Office: 116 MJH 
Mail Stop: 1733 
Phone: 8112 

Nancy's Teaching Philosophy:
My teaching philosophy is rooted in the belief that success as a teacher means that my students are successful. For me that means addressing students' strengths and continuing to challenge areas where growth is needed.

Nancy's Professional Involvement:
I co-coordinate the Liturgy and Music Ministries at St. Anthony Parish . I am also active in Precana for the Dubuque Diocese.

Nancy's Greatest Clarke Experience:
My greatest experience has been working in the Professional Development Schools at St. Anthony and at Fulton Elementary.

Clarke's Impact on Nancy:
The spiritual atmosphere and dedicated faculty have reinforced my belief in Clarke.

Nancy's Impact on Students:
Students tell me that my 27 years of teaching elementary students and the stories I share with them, gives them a real sense of what teaching is all about.

Why Students should choose Clarke:
Students at Clarke will be challenged by new curriculum and learn from true professionals.

Nancy's Extracurricular Activities and Interests:
Biking, x-country skiing, music (voice and guitar), jogging, walking, yoga, pilates, reading and swimming.

Nancy's tie to Dubuque:
My husband and I have lived here for 38 years. We love living my the Mississippi River and the history and beauty it provides.

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