October 16, 2012
I have been on the OAAE Board for a total of 10 years. T he Ohio Alliance has been the bridge for me to continue my professional and personal advocacy for the arts. It gave me the confidence to serve as 2nd Vice Prseident for the Ohio Art Education Association and more recently as President. The Alliance has been there at the table when the Fine Arts have been in jeopardy in Ohio schools, fighting to make the arts part of the CORE subjects and as a high school graduation requirement for Ohio students. It has championed the arts with legislators and school board members. Personally I feel it made me want to be a better teacher; to give my all to my students. I am a retired teacher and a practicing artist who knows how much the arts impact students and carries them into adulthood with the love of the arts. The Alliance in Ohio is always at the top of the game, always working for our cause to educate people in the arts and create life long learners.
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MY ROLE:Board Member