I hold a K-12 Fine Arts Teaching Certificate, I am a NBCT Candidate. I have been in public education for 27 years where I have had experience in early elementary, middle school and high school. Currently I am specializing in Pottery and Weaving at a Blue Ribbon High School that has recently been awarded the title of NJ High School For the Arts, one of 12 high schools in the state. Prior to my public school experience I served as a Museum educator at the Newark Museum, Newark New Jersey.
Guided Open Studio, modeled after Project Zero.
NBCT candidate 2012 Achieve Grant recipient, 20010-2011 Scholarship Recipient Sculpture Workshop, 2008 SOMEF grant recipient 2006 Who's Who American Teachers 2005 Recipient of Peters Valley Scholarship, 2002 My student's work has been shown in the Fresh Perspectives exhibit at the Morris Museum. Outstanding Teacher, 1998 (Douglas College) Recipient of ISOL Grants, 1989 Hammett Art Supply Award $2000. P.A.L. Physical Fitness Award, 1976 National Honor Society, 1976 Gertrude Frapwell Scholarship, 1976
Peter's Valley Craft Education Center, Layton NJ, 2002 to present Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey, Teaching Certification, 1983 (Art, K-12) Have completed National Teacher Exams - Both general and in my specialty -scores available upon request School of Visual Arts, New York, Division of Continuing Education,1981 The Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland Continuing Education, 1980 The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, B.F.A., 1979 Mount Union College, Alliance, Ohio, 1977 Kearny High School, Kearny, New Jersey 1976
CORE Team District Trainer for Conflict Resolution Right to Know Yearbook advisor/ Indesign /EDesign