Dr. Nancy Shawley, the Instructional Systems Specialist for Student Information Systems, passed away in Wiesbaden, Germany on Feb. 15, 2013, after a short illness.
Dr. Shawley was a 55-year veteran of the DoDEA organization. She began her career as a high school teacher in 1958 at Bushy Park, England. Over the course of her long career, she had been a teacher, counselor, education specialist, computer specialist and ISS. She served in England, Japan, France and had been in Germany since 1966.
“Nancy loved her work with DoDDS-Europe, and was passionate about the sanctity of student transcripts” said Dr. Nancy Bresell, DoDDS-Europe director. According to Bresell, Shawley was also a dedicated Volksmarcher who had the heart of a lion. “All of us who wandered with Nancy through the beautiful German countryside will miss her leadership and mentoring on the art of the Volksmarch”, Bresell added. “We will miss Nancy greatly. Her energy, her spirit, and her eagle eye , her attention to detail that many in our DoDDS-E high schools came to treasure and rely on were legendary”