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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 21-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.
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.
Jennifer Foley leads the Interpretation team, focusing on interpretation of the museum's collection in the galleries, through public programming, and the creation of interpretive content for the museum's new iPad app, ArtLens. She came to the CMA in July 2012 after five years as an educator at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond, Virginia. She holds a Ph.D. in Southeast Asian art history from Cornell University.
Karen manages the Art to Go, Art Cart, and Coffee with a Curator programs and works with partner institutions in the community to provide adult continuing education experiences at the museum. Karen has been at CMA since 1998 and holds a Master’s degree in museum education and an undergraduate degree in art and art history.