Nancy Dayton has enjoyed more than 25 years of teaching experience in a variety of public school and homeschool settings. She earned a B.S. from Pennsylvania State University and holds a teaching credential in the state of California. She taught English for ten years in public schools in Northern California. Nancy’s family embraced the ideals of classical education very early in their journey, and her passion has been to promote and support classical education among the homeschool community. To invest in her own learning, Nancy participates in the CiRCE Institute’s Apprenticeship Program, honing her own skills and building her understanding of classical education. She strives to live the ideal of scholé—restful learning. In her spare time, Nancy cooks a wide variety of cuisines, especially Italian, Mexican, Moroccan, Chinese, and Indian. Her family dotes on their pets that include two dogs and a bunny. She loves living near the ocean on the beautiful Central Coast of California.