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Leigh Wellington Perham

Leigh Wellington Perham, American art educator, art historian. Certified K-12 teacher Massachusetts. Coordinator Fresh Air Fund, North Shore Region, Massachusetts, chairperson; volunteer Greenpeace, World Wildlife Fund.


  • Perham, Leigh Wellington was born on June 2, 1951 in New York City. Daughter of C. Burleigh and Jean Willett Wellington.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Art History and English, Tufts University, 1973. Master of Arts in Education, Tufts University, 1975. Certified in Museum Sciences, Harvard University, 2000.

      Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing and Literature, Bennington College, 2005.


    • Teacher Boston Children Museum. Middle school teacher Stoneham. Teacher, headmaster Red Sneakers/Wellington School.

      Education consultant Tufts University, Medford. Teacher Governor Dummer Academy, Byfield. Lecturer art history Museum Fine Art, Boston, Harvard University, Cambridge.

      Director White Pine Community Learning School, Darly, Vermont, head teacher. Homesch. teacher, Beverly, Massachusetts. Lecturer art history Green Mount Academy, Manchester, Vermont, tutor English, history.

      Teacher English Southern Vermont Community College.

    Major achievements

    • Certified K-12 teacher Massachusetts.


    • Contributor articles to magazines. Anthology: short stories.


    Coordinator Fresh Air Fund, North Shore Region, Massachusetts, chairperson. Volunteer Greenpeace, World Wildlife Fund.



    Painting, archaeology, writing.


    • Children: Britiany Titania, Cameron Jake.
    • father: C. Burleigh
    • mother: Jean Willett Wellington
    • children: Britiany Titania Perham
    • Cameron Jake Perham
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    Born June 2, 1951
    (age 66)
    • 1973
      Tufts University
    • 1975
      Tufts University
    • 2005
      Bennington College
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