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Lauren Stichter, M.eD

Lauren Stichter

lstichter@moore.edu

215-667-6811

Sarah Peter Room 316

  • Education

  • M.eD., Arcadia University
  • BFA, Tyler School of Art, Temple University
  • Certifications:
    PA Art Education K-12, 2005-Present
    American Sign Language, 1998-Present

recent ACTIVITIES

  • Keynote Speaker and Workshop Facilitator “Making Tours Accessible For Art Museum Settings” The Mattress Factory Museum (Pittsburgh, PA) April 2018
  • Presenter, “How Do I Keep the Ship Moving Forward? Merging UDL and Classroom Management Strategies in the Art Room” Kent State University (Kent, OH) April 2018
  • Presenter, “Tips for Art Educators” Kent State University (Kent, OH) March 2018
  • Presenter, “How Do I Keep the Ship Moving Forward? Merging UDL and Classroom Management Strategies in the Art Room” The National Art Education Association 2018 Convention (Seattle, WA) March 2018
  • Co-Presenter, "Positive Behavior Supports for Diverse Learning Needs” for The Kennedy Center Changing Education Through the Arts Professional Development Series (Washington, DC) February 2018
  • Presenter, “Positive Behavior Supports for Children with Special Needs” at the West Windsor-Plainsboro Professional Development Day (West Windsor-Plainsboro, NJ) February 2018
  • Presenter, “Motivational Techniques for Students with Special Needs” at the 2018 Council for Exceptional Children Convention (Atlanta, GA) February 2018
  • Keynote Speaker and Workshop Facilitator “Making Tours Accessible at The National Gallery” The National Gallery Educational Docent Professional Development Day (Washington DC) November, 2017
  • Co-Presenter, “Incentivizing Our Young Artists: Incentives and Accountability in the Art Room“ the 2017 Pennsylvania Art Education Association Conference, (Pittsburgh, PA) October 2017
  • Co-Presenter, “What to Expect When You’re Expecting a Student Teacher” the 2017 Pennsylvania Art Education Association Conference, (Pittsburgh, PA) October 2017
  • Co-Presenter, “Voices in Art Education: A Movement Embracing Abilities and Identities of Disability” The First International Disabilities Studies, Arts and Education
  • Conference, (Aalto University Helsinki, Finland) September 2017
  • Co-Presenter, “Building a Mindset For Access(ability) and Art(ability): A Case Study in Art Teacher Education” The First International Disabilities Studies, Arts and Education Conference, (Aalto University Helsinki, Finland) September 2017
  • Round Table Facilitator, “Problems of Practice: In the Arts Classroom” the 2017 Kennedy Center VSA Intersections Conference, (Austin, TX) August 2017
  • Round Table Facilitator, “Adaptive Tools in the Art Room” the 2017 Kennedy Center VSA Intersections Conference, (Austin, TX) August 2017
  • Panel Member “Changing the Discourse: Aren’t we all special?” The 2017 National Art Education Association Convention (New York, NY) March 2017
  • ​Webinar Presenter “Reaching Students with Special Needs in the Art Room” The Kennedy Center VSA program webinar series. February 2017
  • ​Webinar Co-Presenter, “Special Needs in the Art Room” National Art Education Association webinar. January 2017
  • ​Co-Presenter, “Challenging Perceptions, Changing Practices: Museum Education for Diverse Learners” Pennsylvania Art Education Association 2016 Conference (Philadelphia, PA) October 2016
  • ​Presenter at Professional Development Day, “Positive Behavior Modification for Those with Special Needs”, and “Universal Design for Learning in a Museum Setting”, The Barnes Foundation (Philadelphia, PA) September 2016
  • Webinar Presenter for The Kennedy Center VSA “How Do I Keep the Ship Moving Forward? Merging UDL and Classroom Management Strategies in the Art Room” (Online) Summer 2016
  • Presenter at Professional Development Day, “Positive Behavior Modification for Those with Special Needs”, and “Universal Design for Learning in a Museum Setting”, Trout Gallery (Carlisle, PA) Summer 2016
  • Presenter at Professional Development Day, “Positive Behavior Modification for Those with Special Needs”, and “Universal Design for Learning in a Museum Setting”, Michener Museum (Doylestown, PA) Spring 2016
  • Presenter at the 2016 National Art Education Association Convention (Chicago, IL) Spring 2016
  • Presenter at the 2016 Council for Exceptional Children Convention (St. Louis, MI) Spring 2016
  • Partners in Learning: A Higher Education Model for Teaching Pre-service Educators and Students with Disabilities in Art Winter 2016
  • Presenter at Professional Development Day, "Tips for Accessible Tours", The Barnes Foundation (Philadelphia, PA) Fall 2015
  • Presenter "Why We Focus on Art for Special Populations” at The School District of Philadelphia Art Educators Professional Development Day (Philadelphia PA) Fall 2015
  • Presenter at the Pennsylvania Art Education Association Conference "Motivational Techniques for Students on the Autism Spectrum"  (Harrisburg, PA) Fall 2015
  • Panel Discussion “Acknowledge, Express, Unite: Convergent Themes in Evidence-Based Art Education Research with Culturally Diverse Art Students with Disabilities.” At The World Congress on Special Needs Education, Temple University (Philadelphia, PA) Summer 2015 
  • Lecturer, “Differentiated Instruction in the Art Room” at Dickinson College (Carlisle PA) Spring 2015
  • Facilitator PAEA SNAE Collegial Assembly at Main Line Art Center (Haverford, PA) Spring 2015
  • Presenter at Autism and the Arts Conference “Partners in Learning: A Higher Education Model for Teaching Pre-service Educators and Students with Disabilities” at The University of Norther Iowa (Cedar Falls, Iowa), Spring 2015
  • Round Table Facilitator at Moore College of Art and Design, “Make Adaptable Tools for your Art Room” (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Spring 2015
  • PAEA SNAE Collegial Assembly at The Woodmere Art Museum, (Philadelphia, PA) Winter 2015
  • Facilitator, “Universal Design in the Art Room” at Moore College of Art and Design (Philadelphia, PA) Fall 2014
  • Co-Lecturer with Kim Gavin, “Synergy: The Best Practices of Special Populations and Lab Practicum” at the PAEA 2014 Conference (Seven Springs, PA) Fall 2014
  • Round Table Facilitator, “Art and Autism” at Moore College of Art and Design, (Philadelphia, PA) Spring 2014
  • Round Table Facilitator, “Teaching Art Through Play” at Moore College of Art and Design (Philadelphia, PA) Fall 2013
  • Round Table Facilitator, Art Education Symposium. Moore College of Art and Design (Philadelphia, PA) Fall 2012
  • Lecturer, “Adaptive Tools for Children with Special Needs” at the 2012 National Art Education Association Convention, (New York, New York) Fall 2012
  • Round Table Facilitator “Adaptive Technology for children who have special needs” at
    Moore College of Art and Design (Philadelphia, PA) Fall 2011
  • Monthly training facilitator, Engaging children who have special needs through the arts at the Latika Roy Foundation (Dehradun, India) February 2009 - June 2009

 

PUBLICATIONS

  • Special Needs in Art Education Issues Group Article, "When I knew that I wanted to work with children who are Deaf", National Art Education Association Magazine, Summer 2014 Issue

 

Other Professional Activities or Accomplishments

  • Co-Author, Curricula for Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Chapter Chapter 08: Creative Arts Education for Students with ASD, Published by Springer in November 2017
  • ​National Art Education Association: Special Needs in Art Education Interest Group President Elect, 2017-present
  • Chairperson for Special Needs in Art Education, Pennsylvania Art Education Association, 2014-present
  • Pennsylvania Art Education Association 2016 Conference Co-Chair, Moore College of Art & Design Philadelphia PA, October 2016

  • Kennedy Center VSA Program Contract Recipient and Administrator, September 2016
  • Fall 2015 Symposium Administrator, “Art as a Refuge: Creating a Safe Space for Underserved Populations”, November 2015
  • Spring 2016 Symposium  Administrator “STEAM for Special Populations”, March 2015
  • Fall 2016 Symposium Administrator “Making Art with Diverse Learners: A Journey through Personal Narrative”, November 2016
  • Spring 2017 Symposium Administrator “Going Beyond the Art Room: Engaging Diverse Learners in Museum and Community Arts Settings”, April 2017
  • Symposium Administrator “Sculptural Practices for Diverse Learning Needs” Moore College of Art and Design (Philadelphia, PA), November 2017
  • ​Philadelphia Museum of Art Autism Initiative Advisory Committee member 2017-present
  • Social Media Facilitator, Council for Exceptional Children Division of Visual and Performing Arts 2016-present
  • Social Media Facilitator, PAEA Special Needs in Art Education Interest Group 2014-present
  • ​Social Media Facilitator, NAEA Special Needs in Art Education Interest Group 2017-present


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