Educator & Supporter of the Arts
Barbara has been involved in arts and education for her entire career and has been awed by the power of the arts in educational settings. She started out as a music teacher. Teaching music was a true passion of hers, and she still attends as many local, student performances as she can. She has worked in the following administrative roles as well: Director of Fine and Performing Arts and school principal. Barbara was committed to many support roles throughout her educational career, including numerous committees supporting youth, art education and special education. She also worked with Myrna Haskell, managing editor, on parent involvement committees, such as the Hyde Park Art Parents Association as well as the National Art Honor Society.