Mrs. Sternhagen, 5-12 Art


       
 
Ronda Sternhagen
5-12 Visual Art Educator / 
Chief Creative Officer
Class of 2019 Advisor




319-825-5449 x 331
rsternhagen@spartanpride.net




Educational Background:
BA Art Education - UNI 1989
BA Elementary Education - UNI 1994
MA Art Education
- UNI 2009

Educational Experience:
1991-1996 — K-3 Art, Hudson Community School District, Hudson IA
1993-1997 — K-5 Art, Grundy Center Community School District, Grundy Center IA
1995-2007 — Summer Enrichment Program instructor, AEA267 Cedar Falls IA
1997 — 5th Grade Math and Language Arts, Grundy Center Community School District, Grundy Center IA
1997-1998 — K-12 Art, Grundy Center Community School District, Grundy Center IA
1998-Present — 6-12 Art, Grundy Center Community School District, Grundy Center IA
2001, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 — Presenter at Art Educators of Iowa Conference
2004, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2014 — Student Teacher Cooperating Teacher for UNI
2005 — Recipient of Iowa Digie Award for Teacher Photography
2006 — Named Outstanding Secondary Art Educator by Art Educators of Iowa

2007, 2009, 2010, 2014 — Art Educators of Iowa First-year art teacher mentor
2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 — Field Experience Cooperating Teacher for UNI
2008, 2009, 2010 — Presenter at Iowa Alliance for Arts Education New Teacher Symposium
2009 — Presenter at National Art Education Association Convention
2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 — Visual Arts Iowa Core Writing Team and Professional Development Presenter
2012 — Named Art Educator of the Year by Art Educators of Iowa; Recipient of the Belin-Blank Center's Mary Bucksbaum Scanlan Program in Visual Arts Award of Distinction.
2013 — Name Western Region Art Educator of the Year by the National Art Education Association
2014-17 — Member of Scholastic Art magazine's Teacher Advisory Panel
2016 — Student Teacher Cooperating Teacher for Luther College
2017 — Co-facilitator for Adoption of State Fine Arts Standards