Museum Educator and Coordinator of Professional Development
National Gallery of Art
As a Museum Educator and Coordinator of Professional Development for Art Around the Corner partnership programs at the National Gallery of Art, Julie Carmean plans and facilitates professional development for classroom teachers and museum educators on-site and online, teaches in the galleries and studio, and writes curriculum and educational resources. She led her team in the writing and production of the Massive Open Online Course, "Teaching Critical Thinking through Art," now on edX. Formerly, she taught elementary students in Title I and Arts Integration schools, designed and instructed graduate-level education courses, and coached online courses. Julie holds a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and received her master’s degree in Arts in Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She believes that making the arts accessible to all students contributes to each one reaching his or her highest potential.