Professional Institute for Educators
Program Director, Professional Institute for Educators
LHERZOG@UARTS.EDU | 215.717.6006
Liza Herzog joined UArts in November 2015 as the Director of Professional Institute for Educators and MEd programs. For 12 years, Liza was with the Philadelphia Education Fund, where her most recent role (2013-15) was as Vice President of Research, Evaluation, and Planning. Prior to her work with the Ed Fund, Liza was a practicing lawyer in Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. Lizateaches at PennGSE, Drexel University and serves on multiple arts-related Boards, including FringeArts, the Rock School for Dance Education, and was a founding Board member of Ballet X. Liza has a PhD, MSEd, and BA from University of Pennsylvania, and a JD from Temple University School of Law.Liza's publications and research interested include early warning systems, school reform, teacher professional development, math course-taking, school-based teaming and data use, and teacher networks.
Program Assistant, Professional Institute for Educators
JNOONE@UARTS.EDU | 215.717.6006
Juliana Noone joined UArts and the Professional Institute for Educators in June 2016. Before working at UArts, she was completing an internship in the programming department at FringeArts, and had also been working as a Maker Mentor in the Maker Jawn Initiative through the Free Library of Philadelphia where she ran pop up maker spaces in local libraries in North Philadelphia communities. Prior to that she completed a two year fellowship through the FAO Schwarz Family Foundation at Please Touch Museum, and worked several years working in early childhood education. Juliana is a graduate of West Chester University, where she studied Fine Art, Art History, and Psychology, and has also studied improvisation at the Philly Improv Theater. Juliana is also a co-founder of the live art troupe, ROMPUS, where she develops large scale, live painting and shadow performances in collaboration with visual artists and musicians.