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art educator

Valerie Susan Thompson, American Art educator. Thanks to Teacher nominee KDKA Station and University Pittsburgh, 1993. Member Whitehall Arts League, Friends of Bethel Library., Art Honor Society, National Art Education Association, Pennsylvania State Education Association.

Background

Thompson, Valerie Susan was born on July 22, 1953 in Pittsburgh. Daughter of Cecil Roy and Dorothy Joan (Carrick) Smith.

Education

Bachelor of Science of Art Education cum laude, Mansfield State University, 1975. Elementary Education Certified, University Pittsburgh, 1987. Masters Equivalency, Pennsylvania State University and University Pittsburgh, 1988.

Career

Art and elementary education teacher, Baldwin Whitehall Schools, Pittsburgh, since 1975. Coordinator Expressions Art Exhibit, Baldwin, Pennsylvania, since 1991. Co-chair Scholastic Art Awards, North Allegheny, Pennsylvania, 1989-1991.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor/art director (elementary yearbook): Ben Franklin Almanac, 1992-1995.

Membership

Member Whitehall Arts League, Friends of Bethel Library., Art Honor Society, National Art Education Association, Pennsylvania State Education Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: art, reading, golf, walking, hiking.

Connections

Married James Roy Thompson, July 12, 1983. Children: Lauren Kristin, Mark James.

father:
Cecil Roy Smith

mother:
Dorothy Joan (Carrick) Smith

spouse:
James Roy Thompson

children:
Lauren Kristin Thompson

Mark James Thompson