The mission of the art education department is to prepare students to be professional artist-teachers according to Pennsylvania Department of Education standards. Students are prepared through studio art course work and hands-on practical experience. As student teachers, they learn to share their knowledge and appreciation of art with all students including those with special needs. Successful completion of the program opens opportunities to teach in museums and community institutions, as well as in primary, middle and secondary schools. Read more about the major...
News & Highlights
- 100% of 2012 Art Education graduates are employed, 80%with organizations in their field of study, including: Artists Striving to End Poverty, Caroline County Public Schools, Society Hill Synagogue and Pennsylvania School for the Deaf. For more details visit the Locks Career Center page
- Congratulations to Moore alumna and faculty member Lynne Horoschak '66 on being named the PA Art Educator of the Year.
- Moore is Second Home for Philadelphia Art Teacher Liz Long, goes through Young Artists Workshop through to Moore's Masters Program. Liz earned her BFA in Art Education in 2007, her Post-Baccalaureate in 2010 and her MA in Art Education with Emphasis in Special Populations in 2013.
- Congratulations to Shanna O'Leary Weiss '11 who was hired as the primary art teacher at Castle Hills Elementary in New Castle Delaware! She also had some of her students from her Summer Young Artists Workshop class featured in the Daily News! The Sept 1st edition featured many of the artists from the 5th and 6th grade Painting and Drawing Class.
I was awarded the Sis Grenald Women’s Leadership Fellowship. I traveled to Huaycan, a shantytown located outside of the city of Lima, Peru, on a two-month art education internship with the Light and Leadership...
Moore is such a tight-knit community and it really helped me grow as an artist and individual. I decided to come to Moore my senior year of high school. I always knew I wanted to be a teacher and I loved art so I...
Moore College of Art & Design
I have been awarded my BFA in Art Education and my MA in Art Education with an Emphasis on Special Populations from Moore College of Art & Design. During my time at Moore I have learned to think critically, reflect and...