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art educator

Mary Jo Wasco, American art educator. Certified art teacher, grades K-12, Pennsylvania. Participant 1st National Conference on Art Education The Getty Center for Education in the Arts, Los Angeles, 1994.

Background

Wasco, Mary Jo was born on August 24, 1943 in Pittsburgh. Daughter of John Lawrence and Pauline (Straka) McCartney.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Education cum laude, Pennsylvania State University, 1965;postgraduate, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1970-1973;postgraduate, Duquesne U., 1982-1983.

Career

Art teacher, Baldwin-Whitehall Schools, Pittsburgh, 1965;art teacher, Detroit Public Schools, 1966-1969;art teacher, Peters Township School District, McMurray, Pennsylvania, since 1970. Staff development committee Peters Township Schools, since 1992.

Achievements

  • Certified art teacher, grades K-12, Pennsylvania.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Calligrapher: (book) Blueberries, Barnacles and Licorice Shoestrings, 1982. Exhibited in weaving show Warren Stone Museum, 1988.

Membership

Member, president, treasurer, board directors McDonald (Pennsylvania) Free Library., 1983-1990. Treasurer Environmental Neighbors, Bulger, Pennsylvania, 1988-1992. President Peters Township Education Association, 1990-1993.

Member National Education Association, National Art Education Association, Washington County Education Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, painting and drawing, travel, gardening.

Connections

Married John Charles Wasco, October 24, 1970. Children: Michael John Wasco, David Charles Wasco.

father:
John Lawrence McCartney

mother:
Pauline (Straka) McCartney

spouse:
John Charles Wasco

children:
Michael John Wasco

David Charles Wasco