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Secondary school educator

Susane Kay Rotalo, American Teacher. Certified secondary school teacher. Board of directors San Luis Coastal Unified School District Foundation for Fine Arts, since 1988. Member California Art Educators Association (secondary representative 1987-1988, county representative since 1992), California Teachers Association, Women's National Museum Arts, San Luis Obispo Art Council, California PolyArts for Youth (district representative since 1986).

Background

Rotalo, Susane Kay was born on September 24, 1948 in Sacramento. Daughter of Alfred Joseph and Mary Virginia (Salsi) Rotalo.

Education

Bachelor, California State University, 1971. Postgraduate, Sonoma State, 1974. Master of Arts in Creative Writing & Visual Culture, Antioch College, 1999.

Career

English teacher, Madera (California) Unified School District, 1972-1973; English and art teacher, San Luis Coastal Unified School District, San Luis Obispo, California, since 1974; co-founder, director, Integrated Arts for the Classroom, California, since 1975. Adjunct Professor California Polytech. State University, San Luis Obispo, 1986, extn. teacher, since 1988.

Fine arts mentor teacher San Luis Coastal Unified School District, since 1987. Curriculum consultant Western Association of Schools and Colls., since 1987. Advanced teacher trainer Visual and Performing Arts Staff Development Unit, Marin, California, since 1985.

Coordinator Writer's Workshop, San Luis Obispo High School, since 1980. Co-founder Arts Are Core, San Luis Obispo, since 1988. Co-founder Integrated Arts for the Classroom, since 1990.

Achievements

  • Certified secondary school teacher.

Membership

Board directors San Luis Coastal Unified School District Foundation for Fine Arts, since 1988. Member grant committee board TEACh Foundation, since 2001. Member California Art Educators Association (secondary representative 1987-1988, county representative 1992-2000), California Teachers Association, Women's National Museum Arts, San Luis Obispo Art Council, California PolyArts for Youth (district representative since 1986).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: writing, reading, tennis, fiber art.

Connections

father:
Alfred Joseph Rotalo

mother:
Mary Virginia (Salsi) Rotalo