Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum

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Annenberg Media
Karen Gallagher, Senior Project Officer

Project Advisors

Mary Belfi, National Board certified visual art teacher at a public middle school in New York City for 33 years; instructor in art education at Hofstra University

Deborah Brzoska, design coach for the Small Schools Initiative of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; founding principal of the Vancouver (Wash.) School of Arts and Academics; group leader for the arts for the National Assessment of Educational Progress

Richard Deasy, director of the Arts Education Partnership in Washington, D.C.

Stephen Gonzales, Denver Public Schools manager of curriculum and instruction for music education and advanced placement; middle and high school instrumental music specialist

Mac Arthur Goodwin, president of the National Art Education Association; board member of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards; middle and high school visual art teacher; Special Consultant in arts education to the South Carolina Department of Education

Joseph Juliano, Jr., director of fine arts for the Hamden (Conn.) School District; past president of the American Alliance for Theatre and Education; chair of the Interdisciplinary Committee of the Consortium of National Arts Education Associations

Donald Killeen, national program manager of the National Arts Education Consortium at The Ohio State University; national project director for the Transforming Education Through the Arts Challenge, a national education reform initiative

Marilyn Stewart, professor of art education at Kutztown University in Pennsylvania; general editor of Davis Publications’ Art Education in Practice series

Hank Troy, professional musician; former social studies teacher; co-founder of a public arts magnet school in Denver; administrator of an arts-in-education program.

Production Team

Lavine Production Group
Project Management and Video Production

Lavine Production Group, based in New York City, specializes in documentary films and television programs about education and the arts. LPG has created several professional development programs for Annenberg Media, including The Arts in Every Classroom, an elementary level workshop and library, and The Missing Link, for middle grades math teachers. LPG has also produced programs for PBS, the Arts & Entertainment Network, and Reader’s Digest.

Kaye Lavine, project director and executive producer
Miriam Lewin, series producer
Gary Bradley, supervising editor
Laura Young, editor
David Hogoboom, director of photography
Elizabeth Elson, segment producer, post production supervisor
Shae Isaacs, segment producer
Claudia Mogel, segment producer
Alexandra Pomeroy, segment producer
Jacueline Delibes, post production coordinator
Carl Anderson, logo and series animation design
Eliot Sokolov, theme music
James Krieger, post production sound

Southeast Center for Education in the Arts (SCEA)
Content and Instructional Advisors

Located at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, SCEA is a think tank and laboratory for creative inquiry into teaching and learning via all the arts. SCEA provides professional development for teachers of the arts, including training in arts integration.

Kim Wheetley, director
Joel Baxley, director of visual art
Scott Rosenow, director of theatre
Susanne Burgess, director of music

EDC Center for Children and Technology
Print Materials and Web Development

EDC’s Center for Children and Technology investigates how technology can influence and enhance teaching and learning across a wide range of educational settings. CCT conducts basic, applied and formative research, working in collaboration with educational, corporate, government, and research institutions. CCT also designs and develops prototype software and instructional resources that support engaged, active learning.

Bill Tally, director of research and Web development
John Parris, designer and visual editor
Julia Hermos, researcher and instructional materials developer
Chad Fasca, writer
Michael R. Prince, web developer
Laura Henze, Flash programmer
Terry Baker, arts advisor
Cornelia Brunner, design advisor



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