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									Susannah L. Brown, Ph.D                     sbrow118@fau.edu

I. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2004-present          Assistant Professor, Program Coordinator, Teacher Education, Art
                      Education, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL.

2002-2004             Assistant Professor, Program Coordinator, Art Education, Department of
                      Art, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC.

1990-2002             Art Teacher, Palm Springs Elementary School, Palm Springs, FL.
1992-1995             Fine Arts Chair, Palm Springs Elementary School
1998-1999

1997-1998             Teaching Assistantship, Art Education, Florida State University.
                      Responsible for planning and teaching all aspects of the course.

1990-Present          Visual Artist.

II. ACADEMIC DEGREES AND PROFESSIONAL PREPARATION

Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL.
Major: Art Education
Ph.D – December, 2001

Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL.
Major: Art Education
M.S. – August, 1995

Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton, FL
Major: Fine Arts with Teacher Certification, with honors
B.F.A. – April, 1990

Palm Beach Community College
Lake Worth, FL.
Major: Visual Art, with honors
A.A. – May, 1988




III. THESIS AND DISSERTATION


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Masters Thesis: June Finnegan-Eyestone, Chair: Integrating Curriculum Through the Arts:
Learning Through Educational and Arts Partnerships, A Comparative Analysis, Florida State
University, 1995.

Doctoral Dissertation: Sallie McRorie, Chair: Professional Development in Arts Integration,
Florida StateUniversity, 2001.

IV. HONORS AND AWARDS

2003 UNC Charlotte Faculty Sponsor Award
1998 Excellence in Teaching Assistantship Award Nominee, Florida State University,
     Representing Art Education Department.

V. INSTRUCTION

       Courses Taught 2002-2005

ARE 4313 Art: Elementary School (Undergraduate/Florida Atlantic University)
ARE 6317 Art Education in Elementary School (Graduate/Florida Atlantic University)
ARE 4940 Student Teaching: Art (Undergraduate/Florida Atlantic University)
ARE 4240 Special Methods: Art (Undergraduate/Florida Atlantic University)
ARE 6318 Art Education in the Elementary School 1 (Graduate/Florida Atlantic University)
ARE 6142 Art Education (Graduate/Florida Atlantic University)
EDG 5931 Art Education and the Environment (Graduate/Florida Atlantic University)
ARTE 2121 Developmental Art (Undergraduate/University of North Carolina at Charlotte)
ARTE 3121 Art Education Methods I (Undergraduate/University of North Carolina at Charlotte)
ARTE 3122 Art Education Methods II (Undergraduate/University of North Carolina at
Charlotte)
ARTE 3467 Student Teaching in Art (Undergraduate/University of North Carolina at Charlotte)
ARTE 4021 Lateral Entry Internship (Undergraduate/University of North Carolina at Charlotte)
ARTE 5121 Art Education Methods I (Graduate/University of North Carolina at Charlotte)
ARTE 5122 Art Education Methods II (Graduate/University of North Carolina at Charlotte)

       Program Development and Revision

2005          Revision of all course catalog descriptions in the Art Education program, Florida
              Atlantic University, in progress.


2004- present Development of new degree program for Art Education, BA in Education, in
              progress with the collaboration of the College of Arts and Letters Faculty.

2004          Course revision for ARE 4313, ARE 4240, ARE 6317, ARE 6142

2003-2004     ARTE 1121 Introduction to Art Education, developed and received approval for
              new course at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.


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2002-2004     Master’s in Arts Teaching, Department of Art in collaboration with the College of
              Education, I developed 4 graduate courses (ARTE 5121, ARTE 5122, ARTE
              6021, ARTE 6923) received approval for ARTE 5121 and ARTE 5122 (in
              process Spring 2004 for ARTE 6021 and ARTE 6923), and recruited 8 new
              graduate students, who began in the fall semester 2003 at The University of North
              Carolina at Charlotte. This is the first and at the time the only graduate program
              in the Department of Art.

       Courses Taught 1997-1998

ARE 3313c Art and Creative Movement Education in the Elementary School
(Undergraduate/Florida State University)

VI. SCHOLARSHIP, RESEARCH AND/OR OTHER CREATIVE ACTIVITY

A. Book Chapters

Refereed-, Accepted, Publication Pending

Brown, S. and Smilan, C. Integrating Art and Music in the Inclusive Classroom, Chapter in
edited book, Integrating Curriculum within the Inclusive K-3 Classroom, Sharon Darling and
Michelle LaRoque (Editors), published by Allyn-Bacon.

B. Articles
1. Refereed – National Publications

a. Brown, S. (2005) Cultural Heritage and Personal History Convey Meaning in Art. The
Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, 10(1), 47-52.

b. Brown, S. (2004). Building character through shadow puppetry. Art Education: The Journal
of the National Art Education Association, 57(6), 47-52.

c. Brown, S. (2004). Reflections on my first year as a university supervisor. Advisory National
Art Education Aassociation, Spring, 2004.



2. Refereed – National Publications, Accepted, Publication Pending

a. Brown, S. Encircling creative expression. School Arts.

b. Brown, S. Multiple intelligences in the art class. Advisory National Art Education
Asssociation.

c. Brown, S. Reconnecting with cultural heritage: Roy Strassberg. Art Education: The Journal
of the National Art Education Association.


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C. Other Publications

a. Brown, S., Brownlee, B., & Carfolla, S. (2006, Spring). Teacher’s Field Trip Guide, Picturing
Florida: Ellen Harvey and Mark Dean Veca. Florida Atlantic University Galleries, Museum
Education Program

b. Brown, S., Brownlee, B., & Carfolla, S. (2005, Fall). Teacher’s Field Trip Guide, It’s a Dog’s
Life: Photographs by William Wegman from the Polariod Collection. Florida Atlantic
University Galleries, Museum Education Program

c. Brown, S. (2003, Spring). Art Education at UNC Charlotte. The Roweboat, 2, Art Department
of UNC Charlotte.

d. Brown, S. (2004, Spring). Art Education Update. The Roweboat, 3, Art Department of UNC
Charlotte.

D. Competitive Grants , Funded

2003-2004       Curriculum and Instruction Development Faculty Grant. University of North
                Carolina at Charlotte, $3,903.

2002-2004       Praxis II, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, $1,600.

2003            Project MORE, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, $2,500.

F. Conference Papers/Presentations
1. International

Brown, S. (2006 accepted to be presented in June). Exploring Adaptive Materials for the
       Inclusive Art Class, a paper and workshop to be presented at the International Very Special Arts
       conference, Washington, D.C.
Brown, S. (2006). Get Personal…Learning about Diversity through Personal Narrative and
       Visual Art, a paper presented at the International Congress for School Effectiveness and
       Improvement, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. [Refereed by abstract]
Brown, S. & Winkler, M. (2006). Fusing the Muses, a paper presented at the International
       Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. [Refereed by abstract]

2. National

2005 Using Personal Narrative to Inspire Artwork. Brown, S. National Art Education
     Association Annual Conference, Boston, MA, March. [Refereed by abstract]

2003 Race for the Arts: Arts Advocacy. National Art Education Association Annual
     Conference, Minneapolis, MN, April. [Refereed by abstract]

3. State


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2005 Creative Journaling, Brown, S. and Smilan, C. Florida Art Education Association Annual
     Conference, Miami, FL, to be presented in October. [Refereed by abstract].

2005 Fresh Perspectives on Teaching Art, Brown, S. and FAU undergraduate students, Florida
     Art Education Association Annual Conference, Miami, FL, to be presented in October.
     [Refereed by abstract].

2005 Teaching Diverse Learners: A Collaborative Effort, Brown, S. and FAU graduate
     students, Florida Art Education Association Annual Conference, Miami, FL, to be
     presented in October. [Refereed by abstract].

2004 Using Personal Narrative with ESL Students, Brown, S., Florida Art Education
     Association Annual Conference, St. Petersburg, FL, October. [Refereed by abstract]

2003 Usumi Rock Garden, Brown, S. and UNCC undergraduate students, North Carolina Art
     Education Association Annual Conference, Greensboro, NC, October. [Refereed by
     abstract]

2003 Lesson Planning Szekely Style, Brown, S. and UNCC undergraduate students, North
     Carolina Art Education Association Annual Conference, Greensboro, NC, October.
     [Refereed by abstract]

2002 The Shadow Knows…..Art History and Shadow Puppetry, Brown, S., Florida Art
     Education Association Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, October. [Refereed by abstract].

2001 Doctoral Research in Professional Development for Arts Integration, Brown, S., Florida
     Art Education Association Annual Conference, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, October. [Refereed
     by abstract].




G. Exhibitions of Creative Work

1. National

2003 Women’s Artwork, Women’s Caucus Artwork and Catalogue, affiliate of the National Art
     Education Association, Minneapolis, MN, Ceramics, Juried.

1999 Women’s Artwork, Women’s Caucus Artwork and Catalogue, affiliate of the National Art
     Education Association, Washington D.C., Oil paintings, Juried.

2. State




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2005 Small Works, Florida Art Education Association Exhibition, Miami, FL, Ceramics,
     Juried.

2005 Creativity Abounds, Teacher Education Gallery, College of Education, Florida Atlantic
     University, Mixed media, ceramics.

2005 Night of Creative Expression, Teacher Education Gallery, College of Education, Florida
     Atlantic University, Collage.

2003 Annual Faculty Exhibition, UNC Charlotte Rowe Gallery, Charlotte, NC, Mixed Media
     on Paper.

1999 Small Works, Florida Art Education Association Exhibition, Miami, FL, Ceramics, Juried.

VII. ADMINISTRATION AND SERVICE
A. Administration

2004 – present       Program coordinator, Art Education, Teacher Education, Florida Atlantic
                     University.

2002-2004            Program coordinator, Art Education, Department of Art, University of
                     North Carolina at Charlotte.

B. Service to the Institution
1. Florida Atlantic University

2006                 Chair of the Search Committee for Social Sciences Assistant Professor
                     (Department level).

2005-present         Research Committee of the College of Education, member (college level)

2005-present         Search Committee for Chair of Teacher Education, member (College
                     level)

2005-present         Library Committee, Teacher Education Department, Boca Raton campus,
                     Representative. (University-level)

2005- present        FAU Student Chapter of the National Art Education Association/Florida
                     Art Education Association, Faculty Sponsor.

2005- present        Teacher Education Gallery, Director.

2005                 Social Studies Visiting Professor and Core Teaching Instructor Search
                     Committee, member ( 2 lines).




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2005                Educational Psychology, Associate/Full Professor Search Committee,
                    member.

2005                Effective Teaching Practices Core Teaching Instructor (2 lines) Search
                    Committee, member.

2004-2005           Florida Teacher Education Journal, Editorial Board and reviewer.

2004                Art Education Core Teaching Instructor Search Committee, member.

2004-present        Secondary Teacher Education Co-ordination Council, (STECC), member.
                    (University-level).

2004- present       Outstanding Secondary Teacher Award Committee, sub-committee of
                    STECC. (University-level).

2004-present        Leadership Team, member, (Department- level).

2004- present       Graduate Programs Committee, member. (Department-level).

2. The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

2003                Senior Seminar Portfolio Review Committee, member. (Department-
                    level).

2003                Art Education Lecturer Search Committee, member.

2003-2004           Graduate Faculty Status, Advisement of Master’s students

2002-2004           College of Arts and Sciences Arts Education Committee, member.

2002-2004           University Teacher Education Council, member.

2002-2004           Student Chapter of the North Carolina Art Education Association/National
                    Art Education Association, Faculty Sponsor. Received the Faculty
                    Sponsor Award 2003.

2002-2004           Faculty Course and Curriculum Committee, member, worked to develop
                    new MAT courses only, (Department–level).

2002-2004           Assessment Committee, member. (Department– level).

2002-2004           Praxis II Art Workshop, Presenter, funded through a grant from the
                    College of Education.




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C. Service to the Profession
1. Workshops

2005           Art Education and the Environment Workshop, presenter.

2002-2004      Praxis II Art Workshops, presenter.

2. Offices

2005-present Florida Art Education Association Higher Education Representative, State-level.

D. Service to Community

2005           In-service Workshops for Palm Beach County Art Teachers, presenter.

2005           Pinwheels for Peace, International Peace Day Art Installation Exhibition, FAU
               site organizer.

2005           Art Supplies Drive for Child Tsunami Victims, through REACH FAU.

2004-present The American Young Heroes Award, Juror of K-12 Artwork.

E. Professional Associations

2005                  International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement

2005                  Music in Education National Consortium, LLSN

1993-present          National Art Education Association

1993-present          Florida Art Education Association




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