Mike Tripaldi began teaching at NCC during the summer of 2016. He focuses on teaching art classes during the summer at the NCC Main Campus and during the school year works full time as an elementary school art teacher for the Nazareth Area School District, where he has been teaching since 2006.
Aside from working as a public school art teacher, Mike enjoys teaching individual art lessons to school age kids and has hosted canvas painting workshops and birthday parties. He also serves as art club advisor and art show coordinator at the Nazareth Area Intermediate School.
Mike earned a B.A. in studio art and art history from Muhlenberg College in the Spring of 2003 and a M.Ed. with an art education concentration from Arcadia University in the Winter of 2005. He has a Level II Pennsylvania Teaching Certificate in Art K-12.
Mike truly enjoys teaching his students about the world of art and helping them discover and cultivate their own artistic talents.