Nancy grew up on Long Island, New York and has been a Pennsylvania resident for her entire adult life. She has a BA in Computational Mathematics, as well as an MSE and PhD in Computer and Information Science from the University of Pennsylvania. She has taught Discrete Mathematics at Widener University for the past 25 years.
She also has been an avid runner since age 14, having run 8 marathons so far and training to run the London Marathon in 2020. As part of her passion for running, Nancy has coached Girls on the Run, a program designed to empower girls in grades 3-5 all over the country to become strong athletes and leaders. This experience of working with young athletes has been very rewarding for her.
Nancy and her husband Robert live in Gladwyne, PA, with their three dogs: Caleb, Kai, and Charlie. Nancy’s collie Caleb volunteers with her for the pet therapy organization, Pals for Life. Nancy and Robert have 3 adult children: Stephanie, a medical resident in Honolulu (and former Wharton statistics major), Brandon, an investment banker in NY, and Valerie, a recent Harvard graduate (and applied math major). Nancy also enjoys baking and knitting.
Nancy joined the Golden Key teaching staff in 2019 and has enjoyed sharing her love of teaching, math, and problem solving with our students.