Embracing change through creative thinking and flexible mindsets

A teacher that understands the needs of future generations

Collaborative Approach

Cathy is an asset to a strong and supportive school community - Lauren Clarke Mason -PAR Program

Innovative Teaching

Ms. Drakes is a highly qualified teacher. bringing her own talent and understanding  of children  to  her classes. Ms. Drake' s is a talented innovative teacher who will helps children to seethemselves as 'artists' through the use of many mediums.  Ms. Drakes  is an outstanding  choice for you teaching staff

Choose your art room helpers

Visual Aids to make your day smooth


Middle School Technology Showcase

As we begin to see fewer distinctions between physical and digital play and students often looking at the two worlds equally interwoven what we do as  educators today is essential for the unpredictable innovations they will face tomorrow.

A student served up some clay cupcakes from her second grades upstart cafe..

TAB - Teaching for Artist Behavior

Also know as choice based art education, gives students the opportunity to explore more content through learning centers where the teacher becomes the facilitator in place  of the instructor / teacher.

Working Groups

 Student bring unique knowledge and skills to the group fostering student interaction, teamwork and reinforces interpersonal skills. Leadership qualities emerge and students learn to make decisions through consensus and give constructive feedback ion a group setting. See lessons and gallery for more ideas.

Any Community would be lucky to have an amazing talent

Cathy is an asset to a strong and supportive school community


Lauren Clarke Mason - Educator

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