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ABOUT THE TEACHER

NAME: Mrs. Carol Marie Spellacy

SCHOOL: St. Matthew School - Gahanna, Ohio

CLASS: Third Grade - Science Concentration

SCHOOL PHONE: 471-4930 email cspellac@cdeducation.org


Mrs. Carol Spellacy

Masters - Curriculum and Instruction - Ohio Dominican University - December 
2010.
Master Teacher Endorsement - Diocese of Columbus and Ohio Dominican 
University September 2012
Bachelor of Science, Education, Otterbein College - Summa Cum Laude 
Major:  Elementary Education June 1997
Area of Specialization:  General Science
Director/Founder HATTS Program (Homework Assistance to Target Success)

Classroom Aide:  Mrs. Cyndy Balzano


This is the beginning of my 15th year teaching third grade at St. Matthew 
School where I enjoy teaching general studies in a traditional classroom.  My 
husband and I live in Galena, Ohio.  We have two daughters - Sydney 26 - ODU 
Graduate in Early Childhood Education - Living in Brooklyn, NY and Morgan 25 
- Miami of Ohio Graduate in Exercise Science - currently coaching girls' 
teams at Cyclone Gymnastics and attending Columbus State where she is 
studying to become a Vet Tech, and our son Blake 23 who is a graduate of AMDA 
(a musical heatre college in NYC). He has been acting in a variety of 
musicals in New Jersey, South Carolina, Florida, and Indiana for the past two 
years.  

Our family has been members of St. Paul Parish in Westerville, Ohio for 26
years. All three children went through St. Paul and DeSales High School 
before entering college and completing college.

Mission For The Class

     Learning is a life long process and is nourished by active 
participation and collaborative efforts. These efforts are grounded in an 
environment rich in mutual respect and Christian values. 
     In order to provide an environment that gives students the means by 
which they may develop a love of learning, one must act as a guide in the 
learning process.  Providing students with opportunities to hypothesize and 
to test their hypotheses across the curriculum will serve as a foundation 
for the development of critical and independent thinkers.