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Mrs. Debra Spears currently serves as the Middle School Dean of Students and Coordinator of the PA Summer Activities. She also teaches a variety of courses throughout the Academy’s three Divisions. Before joining the Providence Academy faculty, Mrs. Spears worked for General Mills in finance and accounting. While at General Mills she gained practical business skills and knowledge, which are assets to the courses she teaches and roles that she plays at Providence. Mrs. Spears received her bachelor’s degree in Accounting and General Management from Purdue University.
Mrs. Sally Nathe serves as the Enrollment Coordinator at Providence Academy. Her role includes admissions, enrollment, and day visit coordination. She joined the staff in 2000, one year prior to the inaugural school year. Mrs. Nathe holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from the College of St. Benedict.
DeeDee Henry joined the Providence Academy Admissions Team in January 2021. She is the point person for admissions inquiries, leading prospective families on tours, assisting families through the admissions process, and helping plan and execute admissions events.
DeeDee holds a degree in Tour & Travel Management in which she has spent a majority of her career working in the Corporate/Incentive Meeting & Events Industry. She is a long-time people leader, previously holding positions in various specialties including Design & Purchasing, Travel Sourcing and Procurement, Resource Management, and Corporate Meeting Event Management.
As with her previous positions, DeeDee brings her passion for customer service, positive demeanor, and welcoming smile to Providence’s Admissions Office. Additionally, DeeDee has over fifteen years of experience in the classroom teaching all grades of religious education as well as substitute teaching at Providence Academy, so she feels right at home!