King Middle music teacher Audrey Reese honored by Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation

Audrey Reese, string teacher at King Middle School, is one of five teachers selected nationally to be honored by the Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation. To receive The Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation Award teachers must: Instill a love of music in their students through instrumental instruction in grades K-12 Have the passion, dedication and leadership skills... Continue Reading →

2010 APS Arts Education Conference hits a High note

UPDATE: Watch this video/photo gallery which includes perspectives from participants here. Watch Camille Russell Love's keynote address here. Atlanta Public Schools' performing and visual arts educators gathered for the 2010 Arts Education Conference at the High Museum on Sept. 24-25. Here APS Performing and Fine Arts Director Cynthia Terry and Education Coordinator/Visual Arts Raymond Veon... Continue Reading →

Elementary students and teachers find that Xanadu summer camp is a gift

UPDATE: Watch video of a teacher and student discussing Xanadu here. Watch photo gallery here. Elaine Nevers-Williams (pictured above, bottom right) has taught at several levels in her 13 years in Atlanta Public Schools (17 overall). So what made Nevers-Williams, currently a kindergarten teacher at M. Agnes Jones Elementary, decide to become certified to teach... Continue Reading →

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