Building a Ceramics Program on a Low Budget: Creative Solutions for All Grade Levels


Building a Ceramics Program on a Low Budget: Creative Solutions for All Grade Levels

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 | 7-8 pm ET

FREE for NAEA Members; $49 for non-members

Make your next clay unit a breeze (and an outstanding learning experience)! Explore curriculum and resources for utilizing the medium of clay to its fullest in your visual arts classroom. Leave this webinar with fresh ideas and creative tips for clay projects for all grade levels, materials, glaze usage and alternatives, using a kiln or air-drying clay, clay recycling, and storage.  

Jody Stouffer

Jody Stouffer, BS, MaEd, AP Studio 2-D Design Certification
Art Educator, Croatan High School, Newport, North Carolina

Jody Stouffer, an art educator with 25 years of teaching experience across the K-12 levels, is currently the art educator at Croatan High School. He has taught Art 1-Art 4 Honors at the high school level as well as Ceramics 1-4 Honors and AP 2-D Design. A designer of curriculum pacing guides in visual arts and ceramics, Jody has facilitated workshops and presentations at the North Caroline Art Education (NCAEA) Association State Conferences for the past eight years, and has hosted art educator workshops at the regional and county-wide level. He was named the 2013 Lee County Schools Teacher of the Year and the 2014 NCAEA Secondary Art Educator of the Year.

Meg Skow

Meg Skow, BA in Visual Arts, NBCT, Gifted Endorsement
Art Educator, Rollings Middle School of the Arts, Summerville, South Carolina

Meg Skow is a visual art teacher at Rollings Middle School of the Arts. Through her school's gifted program, she leads 8th-grade art students in the creation of life-sized self-portraits in clay. This challenging and rewarding unit is a highlight of the year!

Gina Pellegrino

Gina Pellegrino, New York State Certified for Art Education; BFA, Ceramics
Art Educator at Success Academy Charter Schools, New York, NY

Gina Pellegrino is an elementary art teacher who focuses on bringing authentic material explorations and student-centered experiences to her classroom through each fundamental art medium. Gina combines her background knowledge of working with clay as an artist and her teaching experience to create scaffolded sculptural units that utilize the qualities of the material to target children’s artistic development. Gina works for Success Academy Charter Schools, the largest public charter network in New York City and has experience collaborating with colleagues to create curriculum that is applicable for teachers with a variety of resources and settings—even for teaching clay without a kiln!

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