Jacqueline Keating is a member of the Academic Faculty. She instructs two Spanish classes per day.
Mrs. Keating has twenty-three years previous experience in northeast Indiana public schools. She instructed Spanish, French and English at Dekalb Eastern and Fort Wayne Community Schools at the high school level. She graduated with a Bachelors Degree in French from the University of Hawaii and earned her teacher’s certification and Spanish minor at IPFW. She has earned certification for both the International Baccalaureate and Middle Years Baccalaureate Program, as well as having instructed both types of classes.
Mrs. Keating grew up traveling across the United States as well as spending five years in Europe as the daughter of a US Naval Officer. She became fluent in Spanish living in Madrid, Spain for three years. Mrs. Keating studied a semester in Paris and then lived in London for eighteen months. Living in various cultures inspired her love of languages and global appreciation.
Returning to Fort Wayne, where her father was at his last duty station, Mrs. Keating met and married her husband. They have three grown children and four grandchildren. Like their mother, the children have roots and spread their wings before settling in Texas, Michigan and Chicago.
As a late comer to teaching, Mrs. Keating had previously worked as an Office Manager of a Temporary Service Agency, and an Administrator of a Health Insurance Company. Additionally, she and her husband owned a newspaper distribution company for seventeen years. Mrs. Keating’s love of teaching led her to Project Ballet where she appreciates preparing students to be members of a global community. Other past times are traveling, enjoying her grandchildren, jogging, knitting and volunteering.