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Teri Kay Willett, American art educator. Certified teacher Missouri. Named Secondary Teacher of Year, National Catholic Educators Association, 1994; recipient Teachers Honor award, Nelson/Atkins Museum Art, 1996, Grand prize, 1999.


Willett, Teri Kay was born on May 15, 1953 in Jefferson City, Missouri, United States. Daughter of Robert Jewell and Esther Marie Cunningham.


Bachelor, St. Mary College, 1975. Master in Religious Education, Loyola University, New Orleans, 1987. Master of Arts, Central Missouri State University, 1997.


Educator Holy Family School, Independence, Missouri, 1985—1987, Nativity of Mary School, Independence, 1986—1987, St. Mary's High School, Independence, since 1987. Workshop presenter Missouri Art Education Association, since 1996.


  • Certified teacher Missouri.


  • Other Work

    • Exhibitions include St. Mary College, Leavenworth, Kansas, 1975, 1993, 1994, Visitors Center, Arrow Rock, Missouri, 1995, Rozier Gallery, Jefferson City, Missouri, 1996, 1999, Eastern Missouri State University, Warrensburg, 1997, St. Joseph, Missouri, 1998, Missouri Art Education Association, Lake of the Ozark, 1999, Winston Churchill Memorial, Fulton, Missouri, 2001, 2002, 2005, Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri, 2001, 2005, Period Gallery, Omaha, 2001, Parklane Gallery, Kirkland, Washington, 2001, Joyfeli Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri, 2001-2002, Images Gallery, Kansas City, 2003, 2005-2007, St. Louis, 2004, Old Blake Museum, Independence, Missouri, 2004, Goppert Gallery, Leavenworth, Kansas, 2005, Unity Temple, Kansas City, 2005, North Central Missouri College, Trenton, 2005, Cornerstone Gallery, Independence, 2006, Blue Wolf Gallery, Kansas City, 2006.


Merit badge counselor Boy Scouts American, Kansas City, Missouri, 1993—2003. Member of Kansas Watercolor Society (associate), Missouri Watercolor Society (associate Signature Status 2002), Missouri Art Education Association (associate. District #3 representative since 1993, Secondary Art Educator of Year 2007).


Married Roger Gregory Willett, August 7, 1976. Children: Sarah Ellen Willett-Otto, Jesse Timothy, Anthony Carter.

Robert Jewell

Esther Marie Cunningham

Roger Gregory Willett

Sarah Ellen Willett-Otto Willett

Jesse Timothy Willett

Anthony Carter Willett