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Education - Academic Background

University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

Master of Liberal Studies with Museum Emphasis (MLS/me), 1985

Thesis title: A Local History/Museum Curriculum Model for Elementary Students. Based on Riverview Children's Center Museum Project (see "Projects").

Research published in Riverview Children's Center Museum Project Guide and MUSEUM: Step into a Time Machine student workbook (funded by Pennsylvania Humanities Council) and in School Arts magazine. Presented at National Art Education Association and American Association for State and Local History conferences and many teacher workshops in Pennsylvania.

Westminster College, New Wilmington, PA

Bachelor of Arts, 1975

Art major with K-12 teaching certification. Concentrations in History, Religion. QPA: 3.6. Honors: Pi Sigma Pi (scholastic honorary), Kappa Delta Pi (education honorary), Dean's List 1972 through 1974, Honors List 1974-75.

Distinguished Alumni Lecturer, Art Department, 1987. Served on committee to revise Art Education curriculum, 1989-90.

Gateway High School, Monroeville, PA

Graduated 1971 with Highest Honors.