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I am the Director of the Education Division for an education organization whose mission is to use the techniques of theater to strengthen critical thinking and communications skills. Prior to this position, I was the first Executive Director for Arts Every Day, which was funded by the Ford Foundation to look at the potential of arts integration in school reform. I have 20 years experience as a theater artist and 10 years as an educator in classrooms from Kindergarten through graduate school and professional development.

Areas of Interest: 
theatre,
arts education,
education reform,
arts integration,
education policy,
professional development,
writing across the curriculum

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