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Secondary education educator

Susan Lynn Garn, American art educator. Named Teacher of Year Nevada State Parent-Teachers Association, 1990, Excellence in Education, CCSD, 1991, Nevada Art Educator of Year, 1992, South West Region Distinguished Star, CCSD, 2004.


Garn, Susan Lynn was born on July 12, 1948 in Astoria, Oregon, United States. Daughter of Everett Leslie and Jeanne Esther (Linquist) Garn.


Bachelor in Art, University Nevada, Reno, 1970. Master of Education in Educational Administration and Higher Education, University Nevada, Las Vegas, 1990.


Teacher art Desert Sands Unified School District, Indio, California, 1973-1974. Art. resource teacher Trinity County Schools, Weaverville, 1974-1975. Multi-subject teacher, primarily in visual arts Clark County School District, Las Vegas, 1975—1980, 1987—2008, teacher record & development, since 2008.

Teacher English, reading Jordan School District, Sandy, Utah, 1982-1984. Lead community sch coordinator Lincoln County School District, Newport, Oregon, 1984-1987. Sole proprietor Sue Garn and Kids Art, Las Vegas, 1988-1998.

Presenter at professional conferences. Long term substitute teacher Chemawa Indian School, Salem, Oregon, 1984. Owner, Good Art.


  • Other Work

    • Work displayed at Educators as Artists exhibit, 1990, 92-93, 2001-2007.


Board of directors Las Vegas Indian Center, since 1996. Member National Art Education Association (middle level liaison 1993-1994, past president cadre, Nevada Art Educator of Year award 1993, vice president pacific region since 1997), Art Educators Southern Nevada (president 1990-1992), Art Educators Nevada, ElectronicMedia Interest Group.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: German short haired pointer and Weimaraner dogs, travel, movies, art.


Everett Leslie Garn

Jeanne Esther (Linquist) Garn