I am so happy to be back at Shady Grove and William R. Davie Elementary schools teaching my favorite subject!

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  In 2016, it is a particularly important time to celebrate arts education, as we usher in a new chapter of American educational policy with the new Every Student Succeeds Act and its many arts-friendly provisions. In the new law, the arts remain a "well-rounded" subject and are empowered to be central to a child's education in our public schools.

**Please copy and paste to visit this website to read and watch a video about the importance of the arts:


Another wonderful video! Please take the 5 minutes to watch!

Embracing Failure: Building a Growth Mindset Through the Arts

Teach your students the recipe for success: taking risks, making mistakes, and integrating critical feedback.

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