Classroom Matters
Episode #6: Teacher of the Year Beth Davey – Keeping Arts in the Schools
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Classroom Matters
Episode #6: Teacher of the Year Beth Davey – Keeping Arts in the Schools
Aug 22, 2019 Season 1 Episode 6
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In 2018 Beth Davey, an art teacher from the Ritenour School District was named Teacher of the Year by Missouri’s Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.  What Beth soon realized was that “with great power comes great responsibility” …or was that Spiderman?  Listen in as Ms. Davey talks about her year spent as Teacher of the Year, and how she used that time to advocate for keeping and sustaining arts classes in education.  It’s a conversation you won’t want to miss!

In this episode, you’ll hear…

  • How serving as Missouri’s 2018 Teacher of the Year has inspired Beth
  • Why teaching the arts in education is a vital component of a student’s success
  • Strategies to enhance a student’s artistic characteristics and talents.

Photo via Missouri Association of Colleges for Teacher Education