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Katherine (“Katie”) Spellacy has taught at Maury since 2016, teaching fifth grade for one year before moving to third grade. Before joining the Maury community, Ms. Spellacy worked at Capital City Public Charter School for ten years and Bell Multicultural High School for six years.
Ms. Spellacy grew up in St. Paul, Minnesota. She received her bachelor’s degree from Wells College in Aurora, New York. Before starting her teaching career, Ms. Spellacy spent several years traveling around the world, including service as a Peace Corps volunteer in the Republic of Guinea. She then received her master’s degree in education from The George Washington University. She is enthusiastic about teaching and learning and loves working with children of all ages.
When Ms. Spellacy is not at school, she loves spending time outside with her three children and her dog, Frida. She likes hiking, paddle-boarding, road trips, and museums.