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consultant , art educator

Susan Rodriguez, American art educator, consultant. Recipient Disney Salutes American Teacher award, 1993; fellow Council Basic Education, Washington, 1987; recipient the Golden Palmette award The Department Defense Dependent Schools, Germany, 1989; grantee Apple Computer Corporation, 1991-1994; named Woman in Education Pennsylvania House Representatives, 1991.


Rodriguez, Susan was born on June 29, 1944 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.


Bachelor, Philadelphia College Art, 1968. Master of Education, Temple University, 1975. Doctor of Arts, Moore College Art, 1987.


Art educator Overbrook Educational Center, School District Philadelphia, since 1969. Adjunct instructor education Philadelphia Museum Art, 1980-1981. Adjunct instructor art, special education Temple University, Philadelphia, 1981-1983.

Adjunct associate professor education Philadelphia College Art and Design, University of Arts, since 1983. Education coordinator The Saturday School, University of Arts, Philadelphia, 1988-1992. Chairman health and safety committee Philadelphia Federation Teachers, 1981-1983.

Advisory committee The Please Touch Museum for Children, Philadelphia 1981-1990, Pennsylvania Council Arts, Harrisburg, 1985-1987, The Foundation Architecture, Philadelphia, 1986—: grant coordinator Pennsylvania Department Education, 1982, Philadelphia School District, The Foundation for Architecture, 1985-1986. School based building committee Overbrook Education Center, since 1984. Member editorial review boards Simon & Schuster, Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, since 1987.


  • Other Work

    • Author: The Special Artist's Handbook: Art Activities and Adaptive Aids for Handicapped Students, 1984, Art Smart: An Introduction to Art History and Appreciation for Children, 1988, Art Portfolio I and II, 1989, Culture Smart! Multicultural Appreciation Through Art, 1999.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, art, writing, museums.