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Name:

Johnna Smith

Art

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Contact Info:

Email:

smithj6@usd385.org

About Me

Educational History:

EDUCATION AND CREDENTIALS

 

            MASTER OF ARTS IN ART EDUCATION                                                                        (2004)

                Wichita State University-Wichita, Kansas              GPA 3.9/4.0

 

            BACHELOR OF ARTS IN ART EDUCATION             Summa Cum Laude           (2000)

            Wichita State University-Wichita, Kansas              GPA 3.9/4.0

 

            ASSOCIATE IN ARTS                                                                                     (1997)

            Butler Community College-El Dorado, Kansas       GPA 4.0/4.0

Degrees and Certifications:

Professional Licensure                                                                   (2000-Present)

            Kansas State Department of Education

            Highly Qualified Designation for Art K-12

Professional Development:

ACHEIVEMENTS AND ACCOLAIDES

  • National Art Education Association Kansas Art Educator of the Year 2019
  • Kansas Outstanding Overall Art Educator of the Year 2018-2019
  • Andover Foundation for Education Grant Recipient 2019
  • Target Field Trip Grant Recipient 2018
  • USD 402 Secondary Teacher of the Year 2016-2017
  • Named Kansas Art Education Association Outstanding Middle School Art Educator of the Year 2011-2012
  • The Power of Art Professional Development Grant Recipient 2017
  • Derby NEA New Educator of the Year 2002-2003
  • Artwork included in the permanent collection of the Coutts Memorial Museum of Art in El Dorado, Kansas
  • Artwork exhibited at the Erman B. White Gallery of Art, McKnight Art Center on the campus of Wichita State University, The Art Centre in Augusta, Kansas, and The City Hall Art Gallery in Derby, Kansas
  • Scholastic National Silver Medalist Teacher, 2016
  • Arts Partners Grant Recipient 2000, Donors Choose Grant Recipient 2012, KAEA Grant Recipient 2013, Target Grant Recipient 2015 and  I.D.E.A. Grant Recipient 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016

Current Position:

  • Member of  KEEN (Kansas Exemplary Educator Network)
  • Current Vice President of the Augusta Arts Council Board of Directors
  • Served on the Kansas Visual Arts Standards Writing and Review Team 2015
  • Served on the Kansas Higher Education Program Standards Committee 2016
  • Selected as one of only 100 educators across the nation to pilot the National Visual Arts Standards Model Cornerstone Assessments
  • Member of the Art Education Advisory Committee at Wichita State University
  • Serves the Kansas Art Education Association Board as the Youth Art Month Flag Chairperson
  • Actively involved in building awareness of Kansas student-artists through the promotion of Youth Art Month across the state.
  • Served as a building Representative for Derby NEA
  • Past Presenter at the Annual Kansas Art Education Association Fall Conference
  • Design Consultant for Downtown Augusta, Inc.
  • Illustrated design concepts for the Downtown Augusta Revitalization Project
  • Coordinated youth art activities for the Wichita Art Museum at the Wichita River Festival
  • Worked as an art judge for events such as the Sedgwick County Fair and the Central Plains Middle School League Art Festival

Designed and Coordinated the Augusta City Council Chamber Mosaic Project through the Augusta Arts Council Summer Education Program

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