How is it possible that I have been teaching here at KP for over 20 years?! I am truly blessed by my students everyday and I hope they can say the same about me.
I am a graduate of King Philip and hold a Bachelor of Fine Arts from UMASS Dartmouth and a Master in Education from Cambridge College.
I believe an education in the arts is incredibly important for EVERY student. In this day and age, being smart has taken on a new meaning. It is no longer enough to just learn and memorize facts; information is readily available and just a mouse click away! One of the most important things a student can learn is what to do with facts and information, in other words, how to think like an artist:
The ability to take risks
A capacity to learn from mistakes
Looking at things more closely than most
Seeing the ordinary and the potential for extraordinary
Making connections between the world, themselves, and ideas
Working towards full potential, never settling for mediocrity
Embracing a challenge
Generating new possibilities