Arts Education is an integral part of the core curriculum and offers powerful tools for expression – tools for making connections between intellect and emotion, tools for bringing meaning and beauty into our lives, and tools for solving problems and communicating ideas.
Bienvenidos a Arte || Welcome to Art
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Ms. Aletha Keogh
Ms. Keogh has a bachelor’s from Virginia Tech and a master’s in Education: Curriculum and Instruction from Radford University. She has been teaching since 2004 in both a talented arts magnet school in New Jersey and Manassas Park, VA. Ms. Keogh joined the Arlington Public School family in 2013 where she led her school’s exemplar program, the Kennedy Center’s Changing Education through the Arts. Throughout her 18 years of teaching, Mrs. Keogh has led initiatives to engage student artists in community events such as district-wide, county and state art shows, art contests, and other district and school wide events. Mrs. Keogh was thrilled to be selected by her peers as Teacher of the Year for the 2012-2013 school year. In addition to school teaching, Ms. Keogh has also taught at local galleries including Arlington Arts Center and Greater Reston Arts Center. When she is not teaching, Mrs. Keogh enjoys creating her own art, exploring outdoors, and spending time with her toddler twins and family!
Ms. Alison Massidda
My love of art started at a very young age. I was constantly working with clay, drawing, painting, taking photographs and sewing. I graduated from the University of Oregon with a BFA in Fine and Applied Art. It is such a joy to get to share art with children! I am so excited to get to be a part of the Claremont Family!
Mrs. Miriam Cutelis
Yo soy la Sra. Cutelis y vengo a esta comunidad con 18 años de experiencia trabajado con niños de edad primaria y dos maestrías en educación especial. Pueden encontrar mi página de arte en http://www.cutelisart.blogspot.com o sigueme en Twitter @CutelisART donde podrán ver avisos semanales y varias fotos tomadas durante la semana. También soy una artista y hago colages y joyas a mano usando cuentas. Soy una corredora de distancia en mi tiempo libre y pueden observar mi ‘blog’ de correr en http://ontopoftheworldmomma.blogspot.com.