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School administrators simply do not have enough information. was: A note from Your DisneyHand Teacher Honoree 2004


From: Sharon Henneborn (heneborn_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sat Apr 03 2004 - 11:58:34 PST

My most recent administrator made this comment which sheds additional
light. "I am not knowledgeable about Art Education but thankfully
Sharon is and I rely on her to inform me."
Sharon ~ NJ
On Saturday, April 3, 2004, at 11:09 AM, wrote:

> Here is an interesting quote from Diane Jaquith who is preparing her
> NAEA Denver proposal on Advocacy:
> “To improve educational worth, art teachers must be trained to
> interact empathetically with educational decision makers. <snip>
> School administrators simply do not have enough information about and
> experience with the arts to form an opinion one way or the other until
> they actually begin to deal with the arts as a part of their total
> educational program.”
> Phillip C. Dunn, “Leadership and the Elementary Art Specialist: Twenty
> Ways to Improve Your Program’s Position in the Educational System,”
> Art Education: Elementary. (Reston, VA: NAEA, 1992)