Michael Goodson, Teacher – John McCrae Secondary School Mike Goodson has been a secondary visual art teacher in the Ottawa Carleton District School Board (OCDSB) since 1990 including time spent at South Carleton High School, Confederation Education Centre and John McCrae Secondary School.Continue reading
Kate Ryckman (artistkate.com) – Stittsville Public School Kate Ryckman, a local working artist, gave the most precious gift to Stittsville Public School (SPS) this past year – the gift of Art. At the beginning of the schoolContinue reading
Matt Minter, Gord Birkinshaw, Bonnie Day – Earl of March Secondary School These three teachers – one a director, one a pit conductor and one a voice coach – led the incredibly successful and magical production ofContinue reading
Halia Hillsburg – Woodroffe Avenue Public School – Elementary Exhibition Teaching Award Halia is passionate about teaching the arts as she feels that it’s one of the most empowering subjects where every student can shine. She has beenContinue reading
Marie-France Jeaurond – Manor Park Public School – Elementary Performance Teaching Award For the last four years, Marie-France has been putting on large scale musical productions for Manor Park community. This year’s production of the Lion King was anContinue reading
The Artists Life – New York Times Style Magazine by Katy Waldman, March 22, 2018 It’s a balancing act. But, people who live with/in/through the arts, usually express across multiple disciplines.