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Education

    Montclair State University, Supervision Certification, 1998

    Bank Street College, Course work in technology and education, 1993

    William Paterson College, Teacher Certification, 1991

    Pratt Institute, Master of Fine Arts, Awarded Pratt Fellowship and Pratt Assistantship, 1977

    Brooklyn College, Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, Double Major: Art and Psychology, 1975


Experience

Technology /Art Teacher, grades six, seven and eight, Eisenhower Middle School, Wyckoff, NJ, 2001 to present

Webmaster Eisenhower M.S. web site, 2001 to present

Taught inservice classes, Wyckoff Public Schols, 2001 to present

Executive Board and Steering Council, Art Educators of NJ, 1997 to 2001

Editor of Chiaroscuro, the newsletter of the Art Educators of NJ, 1999 to 2001

Webmaster, Art Educators of NJ, www.aenj.org, 1997 to 2001

Art Teacher, grades six, seven and eight, Benjamin Franklin Middle School, Ridgewood, NJ, 1991 to 2001

Webmaster, Benjamin Franklin Middle School, Sabbatical Leave Project, Ridgewood, NJ, 1998 - 1999

Ridgewood Institute for Professional Development and F.D.U., developed and taught numerous technology related classes for k-12 educators, 1994 - 1998

Taught staff development classes for teachers in Livingston, Fair Lawn, Westfield, Montville, Cresskill and Ramapo Indian Hills, NJ school districts, 1994 - 2003

President, 14 Sculptors Gallery, Coordinated all facets of gallery operation including: meetings, grants, installations, schedules, catalogs, 1977 - 1984
Critic, Arts Magazine, Reviewed NYC gallery exhibitions, 1978 - 1983


Curriculum and Instruction Accomplishments

Developed and continue to maintain Eisenhower web site. 2001 to present

Edited book, Photoshop Elements for Teachers by Barbara and Nickolas Delikaris, 2003

Developed and teach Digital Imaging and Digital Video courses, 2001 to present

Developed and teach ETV course which produces daily morning TV show broadcast to entire school, 2001 to present

Taught digital imaging and web development inservice classes, 2002-2003

Developed the BF web site and district art site on sabbatical leave. Helped faculty publish curriculum materials on the BF and District Art web sites,1998-9.

Initiated a creative writing project for over two-hundred eighth-graders based on a visit to the Metropolitan Museum of art. Developed project with English and art teachers. Obtained Dodge Foundation funding for this project.

Developed Public Art in a Public School program and received a NJ State Best Practice Award for this ongoing program.

BF web site webmaster. Started the BF web site and an innovative eighth-grade web publishing elective.

Taught staff development workshop on web publishing for district's art teachers and published the web pages created on the AENJ web site.

Developed and use "Second Look" program that encourages students to reflect on and write about their art work.

Helped design middle school art curriculum with colleagues based on the school's social studies curriculum and issues of diversity.

Developed and use an interactive computer program to teach perspective to seventh-graders.

Continue to develop and use  multi-media computer presentations in class..


Professional Accomplishments

New Jersey Educational Computing Conference, presented from Prints to Pixels, 2003

Art Educators of New Jersey Annual Conferences 1992 to 2001, presentations and workshops on curriculum and technology.

Art Educators of New Jersey, Developed and maintained organization web site, 1997 to 2002.

Art Educators of New Jersey, Newsletter Editor, 1999 to 2002.

Art Educators of New Jersey, Executive Board, 1999 to 2002.

Art Educators of New Jersey, Steering Committee, 1997 to 2002.

National Art Education Association Annual Conference, April 1995, presented a software program I developed that was also distributed by a national catalog company.

Committee on Electronic Information, College Art Association, 1993-5.

College Art Association Annual Conference, February, 1994  Internet and the Arts Panel.

Published essays and reviews in professional publications such as School Arts and the National Art Education Association News.


Professional Awards

Dodge Foundation Mini Grants, 1997, 1998 and 2001

    New Jersey Best Practice Award, 1995

    Ridgewood Public Education Foundation Grants, 1998, 1995 and 1993

    Dodge Foundation, Artist-Educator Grant, 1993

    New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship, 1986-7 and 1991-2


    Certifications

    New Jersey Supervisor

      New Jersey Elementary School Teacher

      New Jersey Art, K-12


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