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art educator

Deborah Lynne Kaskinen Crandell, American Art educator. Certified teacher, Michigan. Instructor Very Special Arts, Manistee, 1979-1981; co-instructor pilot program Walk About, since 1996; member Traverse City Arts Council; Member National Education Association, National Art Education Association, Northwoods League of Creative Artists, Inland Seas Education Association, Traverse City Arts Council.

Background

Crandell, Deborah Lynne Kaskinen was born on September 26, 1955 in Manistee, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Norman Ferdinand and Martha Agnes (Harju) Kaskinen.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Science, Central Michigan University, 1978. Master of Arts, Central Michigan University, 1987. Master of Education, ADM, 2007.

Career

Teacher visual arts, Harbor Springs (Michigan) Committee Education, 1976-1977;teacher elementary art, Kaleva Norman Dickson Schools, Brethren, Michigan, 1978-1982;teacher language arts, Kaleva Norman Dickson Schools, Brethren, Michigan, 1983-1988;teacher high school art, Kaleva Norman Dickson Schools, Brethren, Michigan, since 1989. Artist, owner, operator Artworks affiliate Village Gallery, Traverse City, Michigan, 1992-1993. Coach, coordinator Odyssey of the Mind program Traverse City Schools, 1992-1993.

Coach, coordinator Odyssey of the Mind program Kaleva Norman Dickson Schools, since 1984, advisor drama club, 1985-1987, advisor art club, since 1988.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher, Michigan.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Exhibited in group shows at Finnish American Art, Duluth, Minnesota, 1992, Electronic Gallery, Dearborn, Michigan, 1992, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, 1994.

Membership

Instructor Very Special Arts, Manistee, 1979-1981. Co-instructor pilot program Walk About, since 1996. Member Traverse City Arts Council.

Member National Education Association, National Art Education Association, Northwoods League of Creative Artists, Inland Seas Education Association, Traverse City Arts Council.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, dancing, theater.

Connections

Married Wayne Buell Crandell, May 23, 1981. Children: Kimberley Aliina, Lauren Elizabeth.

father:
Norman Ferdinand Kaskinen

mother:
Martha Agnes (Harju) Kaskinen

spouse:
Wayne Buell Crandell

children:
Kimberley Aliina Crandell

Lauren Elizabeth Crandell