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Patricia A. Dingle, American education educator, artist. Certified art and dance teacher, Maryland, administrator I, 2007; ordained to ministry Baptist Church, 1998.


Dingle, Patricia A. was born on April 19, 1954 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Asbery and Loretha (Bryant) Dingle.


Bachelor, Connecticut College, 1976. Master of Arts in Teaching, Rhode Island School of Design, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy in Curriculum and Instruction, University Maryland, 1996.


Instructor dance Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, 1976—1977. Visual artist, dancer Rhode Island Council on Arts, 1977—1978. Teacher art Central High School, East Providence, 1978—1979, Friendly High School, Prince Georges County, Maryland, 1979—1982, Prince George's County Public Schools, Upper Marlboro, since 1987.

Chair department fine arts High Point High School, 2000—2002. Assistant professor department education Clarion (Pennsylvania) University, 2002—2006. Secondary school educator Kenmoor Middle School, Prince Georges County, Maryland, 2007—2008.

Director summer playground Maryland Nt. Capital Park and Planning Commission, Prince Georges County, 1999. Adjunct professor Western Maryland College, Westminster, 1999.

Proprietor Ding La Gift Studio, Bowie, Maryland, since 1994, Competitive Educational Consulting, 2007. Discussion panel Connecticut College, New London, 1998, alumni board directors, 2003-2008. Visiting minority scholar/artist University Wisconsin, Eau Claire, 2000.

Lecturer Catholic University American, summer 2000. Member President Commission on the Status of Women, 2003-2005, Department Republican Council, 2004-2005, PGCPS Scholarship Center Advisory Board, since 2007. Advisor Black Student Union, 2004-2005, Summer Academy Advancement College Teaching, 2005.

President African American Caucus, 2006. Partner Governor's Institute Arts Educators, 2006. Customer assistant associate Sears Merchandise, since 2007, DCMC Television Producer, 2007.

Consultant in field; presenter in field.


  • Certified art and dance teacher, Maryland, administrator I, 2007. Ordained to ministry Baptist Church, 1998.


  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Office of Community Affairs, New London, Connecticut, 1973, Parkview Baptist Church, Landover, Maryland, 1975, First Baptist Church in American, Providence, 1978, Paradise Exhibit, Pennsylvania, 2004, others. Exhibited in group shows at Marlborough (Connecticut) Arts Festival, 1974, Cummings Art Center, New London, 1976, Woods-Gerry Gallery, Providence, 1977, Marlboro Gallery/Prince George's Community College, 1981, Montpelier Mansion, Laurel, Maryland, 1998, Bowie Arts Expo, Allen Pond, 1999, Electronic Exhibit, New York, 2001, NAEA Women's Caucus Womens Artwork, New York, 2001, Art Celebrating Women, PA-SSHE Conference, 2002, Main St. Center, Clarion, 2004. Works represented in permanent collections Carlson Library.

      Clarion University, Boston Gift Show, 2007. Director Young Designers American program Ashton-Drake Gallery, 2000. Producer, host television, An Educational Moment in His Service, BCMC.

      Editor: (book) The Turner E.A.G.L.E. Technique for Incarnation Centered Spirituality, 2008.


Facilitator youth study circuit Prince Georges County Human Relations Commission, Landover, 1998. Member grants in comtys. advisory panel Maryland State Arts Council, 2000-2001. Member mission trip Appalachian Outreach Center, Jefferson City, Tennessee, 2003.

Director Aesthetic Awareness Day, 2005, Competitive Edge Academy Excellence Project, 2005. Associate minister Amazing Grace Baptist Church, 1998-1902. Youth minister Village Baptist Church, 2002-2003, Deacon Village Baptist, since 2007.

Sergeant United States Army, 1983-1987. Member of National Art Education Association (book reviewer 2002-2003, 2005).


  • Other Interests

    Research, writing, piano playing, painting.


Asbery Dingle

Loretha (Bryant) Dingle