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MEd Graduate Jill Rakowicz presenting at NAEA Conference

Jill Rakowicz received her Master of Education in Educational Program Design with a Concentration in the Arts.  Her thesis explores the ways in which art discussion practices align with PA Core State Standards and challenges the concept of "production" in the art room.  

"UArts offered a flexible program that worked symbiotically with my teaching of visual art.  I was able to research themes that pertained specifically to my art curriculum within my district and connect them to the Core State Standards as well as 21st Century Learning Skills.  I could take my research and apply it immediately in my art room." - Jill Rakowicz, UArts MEd in Educational Program Design, 2015

Jill is presenting 'Aligning Visual Art Curriculum with Common Core State Standards Through Visual Thinking Strategies' on Saturday, March 19th @ 2:00PM at the 2016 NAEA National Convention in Chicago, IL!  Visit the official NAEA website here for more info.

Congratulations Jill!


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