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Alicia manages resources that are used museum-wide such as the Education Art Collection, docents, and interns. She writes for the museum's blog and lectures in the areas of Classical, Byzantine, African, and Native North American art. She is a fourth-generation Clevelander who grew up taking art classes at CMA, and is a 19-year employee of this venerable institution.
Arielle teaches students all around the world during video conferences in our Distance Learning program. She has a degree in Art History from Case Western Reserve University, and has been with the education department for over fifteen years.
Bethany develops and manages programs for special exhibitions and the permanent collection, including lectures, demonstrations, workshops, and other events such as MIX at CMA First Fridays. She holds a Master's degree in art history and museum studies from Case Western Reserve University.
Caroline directs the Department of Education and Interpretation, focusing on two primary goals: 1) invigorating classroom experiences through object-based educational programs for pre-K-12 and university students, and 2) creating vital experiences with works of art in the galleries through interpretive text, technology, gallery teaching, and public programming for visitors of all ages. Caroline received her BA at Carelton College, and her MA and PhD in art history at Rutgers University. Her book, Picturing the New Negro: Harlem Renaissance Print Culture and Modern Black Identity (2007), received the Vasari Award from the Dallas Museum of Art in 2008.
Christina coordinates programs and initiatives with area colleges and universities. Her current projects include working on the exhibition of college student artwork Connecting with Caporali and overseeing arts and medicine programs for medical students and medical residents. Christina is a doctoral candidate in Art History at Case Western Reserve University.
Dale directs the Teaching and Learning area of the Education Department overseeing Distance Learning, Art To Go, and the Teacher Resource Center. She holds an M.A. in Art History from The University of Chicago and a BFA from Virginia Commonwealth University. She is the co-author of Japanese Prints Today: Tradition with Innovation and has produced in conjunction with the Distance Learning staff forty-seven videoconference topics.
Diane manages all aspects of scheduling, billing, and collections for the Distance Learning department. She is also involved with the technical production of videoconferences.
Dyane oversees the museum's art classes for children and teens which meet on Saturdays throughout the year and on some weekdays during the summer. She is also involved in adult studio classes, school studios, our PNC pre-school program, ELI, Circle Sampler Camp, and Future Connections.
Through the Teacher Resource Center and Museum Ambassadors, Hajnal helps students and teachers explore ways they can use programs and resources at the museum. She has six years of experience teaching art in public schools and holds a MLIS with an emphasis in Youth Services from Kent State University.
Jeanna teaches and assists in children's and home school programs and also schedules school studios. A licensed K–12 teacher, she holds a Master's degree in education with research focused on art education's impact on perception and literacy. Current post-graduate work is in art history and the humanities.