Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum

Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum

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Production Credits

Television Production and Project Management
Lavine Production Group (LPG), based in New York, New York, specializes in documentary films and television programs about education and the arts. LPG has created several series for Annenberg Media, and also has produced award-winning programs for PBS, the Arts & Entertainment Network, and Reader’s Digest.

Kaye Lavine, project director and series producer

Miriam Lewin, producer

Susan Perlman, associate producer

Gary Bradley, supervising editor

Laura Young, editor

David Hogoboom, director of photography

Jim Furrer, camera

Theresa Liberatore, segment producer

Claudia Mogel, segment producer

Paul Gardener, additional editing

James Krieger, post production audio

Carl Anderson, series animation

David Sherman, series theme music

Carol Stein, post production supervisor

Print Materials and Web Development
KSA-Plus Communications, based in Arlington, Virginia, helps educators, public interest organizations, and businesses communicate more effectively with their many publics. The company provides a range of services including strategic communications planning, communications training, and Web and print materials development.

Adam Kernan-Schloss, project team leader

Bonnie Jacob, project manager

Geoff Camphire, senior production manager, Web and print

Susan Gillespie, production manager, Web and print

Steve Kramer, production editor, Web and print

Sarah Hope Zogby, production editor, Web and print

Mina Habibi, Web and graphic design

Maria Nicklin, series logo, Web and graphic design

Michael Smith, financial officer

Advisers for The Arts in Every Classroom
Arnold Aprill is the executive director of the Chicago Arts Partnerships in Education, a network of 30 Chicago, Illinois, public schools, 45 professional arts organizations, and 11 community organizations dedicated to co-planning whole-school improvement through the arts.

Deborah Brzoska is the director of arts education for the Vancouver School District in Vancouver, Washington, which has been recognized by the President’s Committee on Arts and Humanities as one of nine districts in the nation with exemplary K–12 arts education.

David Diaz Guerrero has been a documentary photographer for more than 30 years. He has been a recipient of a Colorado Humanities and Arts grant, an NEA Collaborative Project grant, and a Colorado Council on the Arts Visual Artist fellowship. He has taught as a visiting artist in several schools in Colorado.

Joseph Juliano, Jr., served as president of the American Alliance for Theatre and Education, an association of artists and educators serving young people. He is the director of fine arts for the Hamden Public Schools in Hamden, Connecticut, where he supervises programs in all the arts for grades K–12. In addition, he is on the steering committee of the Arts Education Partnership and is chair of the Interdisciplinary Committee of the Consortium of National Arts Education Associations.

Donald J. Killeen is national program manager of the National Arts Education Consortium, Department of Art Education, Ohio State University. He has more than 20 years of experience teaching and administering in higher education settings both in the United States and internationally. From 1997 to 2002, he directed the Transforming Education Through the Arts Challenge (TETAC), a five-year national education reform initiative designed to link comprehensive arts education with national and local efforts to reform our nation’s schools. TETAC was funded by the Walter H. Annenberg Foundation and the Getty Education Institute for the Arts.

Sally Nogg, a first-grade teacher at John F. Kennedy Elementary School in Brewster, New York, is an early childhood specialist who has been a classroom teacher for more than 25 years. She began teaching at the secondary level but after six years moved to primary grades. Her teaching experience ranges from living and teaching on Indian reservations in Arizona and New Mexico to working in an inner-city school in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She specializes in diverse populations and developmentally appropriate practices.

Martha Rodriguez-Torres is the principal of P.S. 156, The Waverly School of the Arts, in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn, New York. When she started at Waverly, it was a relatively low-performing school with only 17 percent of the children reading at or above grade level. She made the school into an arts magnet school and improved student performance outcomes.

Vicki Rosenberg is vice president and chief operating officer of the Council of Michigan Foundations. Before taking this position, she was senior program officer with the Getty Grant Program, a subsidiary of the J. Paul Getty Trust, where she managed national programs designed to improve the quality and status of arts education in American public schools.

Wayne Walters is principal of the Frick International Studies Academy in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Previously he was assistant principal at Northview Heights Elementary School, where he fostered a music program for inner-city children. He also was an elementary and vocal music teacher at Martin Luther King, Jr., Elementary School in Pittsburgh.

Stella Yu is associate director of the Mayor’s Office of Art, Culture, and Film in Denver, Colorado. She has a background in fine arts, arts education, and business and is an accomplished visual artist who spent many years as a visual art specialist teacher.

Instructional Advisers
Additional material for the Web site and print guide for The Arts in Every Classroom: A Video Library, K–5 was provided by the Southeast Center for Education in the Arts (SCEA), which also provided instructional design for the workshop that is part of The Arts in Every Classroom. Located at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, SCEA is a think tank and laboratory for creative inquiry into teaching and learning. SCEA’s multi-arts focus on comprehensive arts education and arts integration provides a dynamic approach to innovative professional development and education reform.

SCEA Staff
Kim Wheetley,
director of the Southeast Center for Education in the Arts, holds the UTC Lyndhurst Chair of Excellence in Art Education. He served on the writing committees for the National Standards for Arts Education and the Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (INTASC) Model Standards for Teachers.

Susanne Burgess is the director of the Southeast Institute for Education in Music at the Southeast Center for Education in the Arts. She has worked with all age groups from newborn to college, teaching general and choral music in public and private schools, conservatories, and community organizations.

Scott Rosenow is the director of the Southeast Institute for Education in Theatre at the Southeast Center for Education in the Arts. He has taught and directed theatre at the elementary, middle, high school, and university levels.

Project Collaborators to SCEA
Kathy Blum is the headmaster at Cliff Valley School, a private elementary school in Atlanta, Georgia. She previously was director of theatre at the Southeast Center for Education in the Arts and has provided professional development for elementary and secondary school teachers throughout the country.

Kathy DeJean is the dance specialist at Lusher Alternative Elementary and Middle Schools in New Orleans, Louisiana. She has taught, danced, and choreographed in schools and professional dance companies in the United States and Europe.

Ann Rowson Love is the curator of education at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans, Louisiana. She previously was director of visual art at the Southeast Center for Education in the Arts.

Hazel Lucas is a curriculum coordinator at Browns Mill Elementary School in Lithonia, Georgia. She previously taught fifth-grade social studies at Browns Mill and has given workshops in visual art education in the United States and China.

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