Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

Doctor of Philosophy, Art Education, December 2012, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Dissertation:  The Art of Empathy:  A Mixed Methods Case Study of a Critical Place-Based Art Education Program

Chair:  Tracie Costantino 

Additional Graduate Courses

Nineteenth Century European Art, Converse College, 2009

Video Production in the Arts, College of Charleston, 2009

Visual Art and Technology, College of Charleston, 2008

Arts Assessment Institute, University of South Carolina, 2007

Curriculum Leadership in the Arts, Lander University, 2007

Master of Education, Art Education, 2007, Converse College, Spartanburg, SC 

Bachelor of Arts, Art Education, summa cum laude, 2005, Converse College, Spartanburg, SC

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


Assistant Professor & Instructional Team Leader, 2018-present

Department of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

Clinical Assistant Professor & Instructional Team Leader, 2015-2018

Department of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

Junior High/Middle School Art Teacher, 2007-2015

McCracken Middle School/McCracken Junior High School Spartanburg School District 7, Spartanburg, SC

Elementary Art Teacher, 2005-2007

Foster Park Elementary School Union County School District, Union, SC

RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS

Publications in Refereed Journals

Bertling, J. (In press). (Com)postmodernity: Artists cultivating a lust for mortality. Art Education, 74(4). [Editor-reviewed section of peer-reviewed journal].

Bertling, J. (In press). Opening Thirdspace: Cultivating critical geographies in art teacher education. Visual Inquiry: Learning and Teaching, 10(1). [Special issue].

Bertling, J., Hodge, L., & King, S. (2021). The case for data visualization in the art classroom. Art Education, 74(2), 44-49.

Bertling, J., & Moore, T. (2021). The United States K-12 art education curricular landscape: A nationwide survey. Studies in Art Education, 62(1), 23-46.

Bertling, J., & Moore, T. (2021). A portrait of environmental integration in United States K-12 art education. Environmental Education Research, 27(3), 382-401.

Dean, K., & Bertling, J. (2020). Eco-visualizations:  Facilitating ecological relationships and raising environmental awareness. Art Education, 73(3). [editor-reviewed section of peer-reviewed journal]

Bertling, J., & Moore, T. (2020). U.S. art teacher education in the age of the Anthropocene. Studies in Art Education, 61(1), 46-63. 

Bertling, J. (2020). Expanding and sustaining arts-based educational research as practitioner inquiry. Educational Action Research, 28(4), 626-645.

Rearden, K., & Bertling, J. (2019). From sharks to “The Big Ugly”:  A rural art teacher’s transition to place-based education. Rural Educator, 40(3), 49-61. 

Bertling, J. (2019). Layered collaborative visual reflection:  Sharing lived experiences and making meaning. Art Education, 72(3), 28-38. 

Bertling, J. (2018). Non-place and the future of place-based education. Environmental Education Research, 24(11), 1627-1630. 

Bertling, J., & Rearden, K. (2018). Professional development on a sustainable shoestring:  Propagating place-based art education in fertile soil. Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 9(2), 5-20.

Bertling, J. (2017). Metaphoric cartography as dual-layered practitioner inquiry:  Arts-based educational research in the construction of place. Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, 14(2), 91-105. 

Bertling, J. (2017). Internship terrains:  Psychogeographically mapping place. International Journal of Education through Art, 13(2), 261-269. 

Bertling, J. (2015). The art of empathy:  A mixed methods case study of a critical place-based art education program. International Journal of Education & the Arts, 16(13), 1-26.

Bertling, J. (2013). Exercising the ecological imagination:  Representing the future of place. Art Education, 66(1), 33-39.

Bertling, J. (2013). Empathetic engagement with artwork:  New insights from neuroscience. Translations:  From Theory to Practice, Spring, 1-5.

Book Chapter

Hodge, L., King, S., & Bertling, J. (In press). Supporting statistical literacies in the context of a data visualization project with elementary students. In P. Short, H. Hensen, & J. McConnell (Eds.), Cultivating a scientific mindset in the age of inference. Information Age.

Papers Published in Refereed Conference Proceedings 

Bertling, J. (2012). Middle school students’ empathy with the environment throughout a critical place-based art program. Marilyn Zurmuehlen Working Papers in Art Education, 1-6. 

Book Review

Bertling, J., & Gagliardi, S. (2019). Ecohumanism and the ecological culture:  The educational legacy of Lewis Mumford and Ian McHarg. Teachers College Record. https://www.tcrecord.org [Invited]

Publications in Editor-Reviewed Journals

Bertling, J. (Accepted). Establishing schools as “places.” School Administrator

Bertling, J. (2016, September). Texture and photography. SchoolArts, 29-31.

Bertling, J. (2013). Tips for helping students cultivate a relationship with the land. National Art Education Association’s Advisory, Spring, 1-3. 

PAPERS PRESENTED AT PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS

International/National

Bertling, J. (Accepted for 2021, August). Curricular approaches within US art teacher education:  The status of ecological and environmental education. Paper to be presented at the Art Education Research Institute’s Symposium. 

Bertling, J., & Moore, T. (Accepted for 2021, April). The “Now” in United States K-12 art education: A nationwide survey. [Roundtable session]. American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting [Virtual].

Bertling, J., & Moore, T. (Accepted for 2021, April). A portrait of environmental integration in United States K-12 art education [Roundtable session]. American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting [Virtual].

Gude, O., Bertling, J., Bey, S., Lucero, J., & Graham, M. (2021, March). Principles of possibility as pandemic pedagogy: Still believing we can make a marvelous future [Supersession]. National Art Education Association Annual Convention [Virtual].

Bertling, J., & Wilson, G. (2021, March). Curricular approaches in US art teacher education and K-12 art education: Research and a conversation. National Art Education Association Annual Convention [Virtual].

Bertling, J. (2020, April). Arts-based research:  Embodying pedagogical knowledge and its evolution. In A. Kantrowitz (Chair), Arts-based research as pedagogy. Symposium accepted for presentation at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. (Annual meeting cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic)

Bertling, J., & Moore, T. (2020, April). Curricular approaches within U.S. art teacher education:  The status of ecological/environmental education. Paper to be presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. (Annual meeting cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic)

Rosenberg, J. M., Hodge, L., Bertling, J., & King, S. (2020, April). Art as a context for data science:  Exploring fourth-grade students’ data visualization practices. In J. M. Rosenberg & B. D. Chen (Chairs), Exploring data science across the curriculum and across grade levels. Symposium accepted for presentation at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. (Annual meeting cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic)

Bertling, J. (2020, March). National Art Education Foundation Featured Grantee Projects. Paper invited for presentation at the annual convention of the National Art Education Association, Minneapolis, MN. (Convention cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic)

Bertling, J. (2020, March). ABER over time:  The material object as a site of pedagogical memory. Paper accepted for presentation at the annual convention of the National Art Education Association, Minneapolis, MN. (Convention cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic)

Bertling, J., & Hodge, L. (2020, March). Data visualization in the elementary art classroom. Paper accepted for presentation at the annual convention of the National Art Education Association, Minneapolis, MN. (Convention cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic)

Hodge, L, King, S., & Bertling, J. (2019, July). Mathematizing, visualizing, and power (MVP):  Students creating statistical literacies through popular representations. Poster presented at the annual conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Pretoria, South Africa. (non-presenting author)

Bertling, J. (2019, April). Expanding and sustaining arts-based educational research as practitioner inquiry. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Toronto, Canada. 

Bertling, J., & Moore, T. (2019, April). U.S. Art Teacher Education in the Age of the Anthropocene. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Toronto, Canada. 

Bertling, J. (2019, March). Cultivating critical geographies in art teacher education. Session conducted at the annual conference of the National Art Education Association, Boston, MA. 

Bertling, J. (2018, September). Opening Thirdspace:  Cultivating critical geographies in art teacher education. Paper presented at the Art Education Research Institute, Napierville, IL. 

Bertling, J. (2018, April). Charting the ecumene:  Cultivating critical geographies in teacher education. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Division B—Curriculum Studies, New York, NY.

Bertling, J., & Rearden, K. (2018, April). Professional development on a sustainable shoestring:  Propagating place-based art education in fertile soil. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Division K—Teaching and Teacher Education, New York, NY. 

Bertling, J. (2018, March). Photovoice as place-based art pedagogy:  Giving voice to students giving voice to their world. Paper presented at the annual convention of the National Art Education Association, Seattle, WA.

Wilson, G., & Bertling, J. (2018, March). The art classroom as socio-cultural practice:  Visual ethnography for art teacher education. Paper presented at the annual convention of the National Art Education Association, Seattle, WA.

Bertling, J. (2017, May). Metaphoric cartography as dual-layered practitioner inquiry:  Arts-based educational research in the construction of place. Paper presented at the Thirteenth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, Urbana-Champaign, IL.

Bertling, J. (2017, March). ABER within ABER:  Taking arts-based practitioner inquiry to the next level. Paper presented at the annual convention of the National Art Education Association, New York, NY.

Bertling, J. (2017, March). Bulletin boards:  Reframing pedagogy with preservice teachers. Paper presented at the annual convention of the National Art Education Association, New York, NY.

Bertling, J. (2016, April). Cultivating ecological paradigms in the art classroom:  Teacher efficacy and the ecological crisis. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Washington, DC. 

Bertling, J. (2016, March). Subvertisements:  Ironically questioning consumerist narratives through digital collage. Presented at the annual convention of the National Art Education Association, Chicago, IL.

Bertling, J. (2012, May). Purposes for mixing methods:  An investigation within the field of place-based education. Paper presented at the Eighth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, Urbana-Champaign, IL.

Bertling, J. (2012, March). Examining middle school students’ experiences of empathy with the environment throughout a critical place-based art education program. Paper presented at the annual convention of the National Art Education Association, Marilyn Zurmuehlen Working Papers in Art Education, New York, NY.

Costantino, T., Bertling, J., Wilson, G., and Williams, R. (2011, March). Developing intellectual community in graduate art education with the Critical Friends discussion protocol. Panel session conducted at the annual convention of the National Art Education Association, Seattle, WA.

Regional/State  

Bertling, J., & Hodge, L. (2019, October). Data visualization in the elementary art classroom. Session conducted at the annual conference of the Tennessee Art Education Association, Nashville, TN.

Bertling, J. (2018, November). Digital collage and subvertisements:  Empowering students to critique. Session conducted at the annual conference of the Tennessee Art Education Association, Gatlinburg, TN. 

Bertling, J. (2017, October). 123D:  Digital modeling & design for interdisciplinary learning. Presented at the annual conference of the Tennessee Art Education Association, Memphis, TN. 

Bertling, J. (2016, October). Data visualization:  Art centered learning across the curriculum. Presented at the annual conference of the Tennessee Art Education Association, Nashville, TN. 

Bertling, J. (2015, October). Art education and the ecological:  Can an art education program impact students’ ecological paradigms? Paper presented at the annual conference of the Tennessee Art Education Association, Gatlinburg, TN.

Bertling, J. (2012, June). Examining middle school students’ empathy with the environment throughout a critical place-based art education program. Paper presented at the Curriculum Studies Summer Collaborative (CSSC), Savannah, GA.

Bertling, J. (2009, October). Claymation in the classroom. Presented at the annual conference of the South Carolina Art Education Association, Myrtle Beach, SC. 

Bertling, J. (2007, October). Faith Ringgold story quilts. Hands-on session conducted at the annual conference of the South Carolina Art Education Association, Charleston, SC. 

Local

Purdy, E., and Bertling, J. (2014, August). Free online programs in the classroom. Presented at 7Shares, Spartanburg School District Seven’s Annual Professional Development Conference, Spartanburg, SC.

Bertling, J., and Purdy, E. (2013, August). Using Adobe Photoshop in the classroom. Presented at 7Shares, Spartanburg School District Seven’s Annual Professional Development Conference, Spartanburg, SC.

Bertling, J. (2012, August). Education through the local. Paper presented at 7Shares, Spartanburg School District Seven’s Annual Professional Development Conference, Spartanburg, SC.


OTHER CONFERENCE ACTIVITIES

Bertling, J. (2019, April). Methodological, critical, and ontoepistemic challenges and possibilities for ABER. Served as session chair at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Toronto, Canada.

Bertling, J. (2019, April). Deleuze, Artaud, and the Bard:  Performing a Shakespearean theatre yet to come. Served as session chair at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Toronto, Canada.

Bertling, J. (2018, April). Arts education & English language learners. Served as session chair at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New York NY.

Bertling, J. (2018, April). Innovative and diverse pedagogies in teacher preparation. Served as discussant at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New York NY.

Bertling, J. (2018, April). Preparing teachers for culturally and linguistically diverse students. Served as session chair at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New York NY.

Bertling, J. (2016, April). Teacher and student empowerment:  Improving teaching and learning across subject matters. Served as session chair at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Washington, DC. 


GRANTS

Bertling, J. (2020). National Art Education Foundation Research Grant. High Ecological Integration within U.S. Art Teacher Education: A Collective Case Study, $10,500.

Bertling, J. (2020). Online Teaching Support Award. Supporting the New Graduate Distance Education Program in Art Education, $1,000. 

Jankiewicz, S., & Bertling, J. (2019). University of Tennessee’s Graduate School’s Graduate Student Recruitment Fund. Art Education Recruitment, $546. 

Bertling, J. (2019). University of Tennessee Professional and Scholarly Development Awards. U.S. K-12 Art Education in the Age of the Anthropocene, $5,000. 

Bertling, J. (2018). National Art Education Foundation Research Grant. U.S. Art Teacher Education in the Age of the Anthropocene, $10,000.

Hodge, L., Bertling, J., & Lawson, M. (2017). University of Tennessee Community Engagement Research Seed Grant. Mathematizing, Visualizing, and Power:  Students Creating Scientific Statistical Literacies through Popular Representations, $6,362.

Bertling, J., & Purdy, E. (2014). Junior League Team Teacher Grant. Daring to Draw Digitally, $1,000. 

Bertling, J. (2014). South Carolina Arts Commission Arts in Education Teacher Standards Implementation Grant. Daring to Draw Digitally, $710. 

Bertling, J. (2014). Junior League Individual Teacher Grant. Picture-Perfect Portraits, $600.

Bertling, J. (2014). Donors Choose Funding. Drawing Digitally, $460.

Bertling, J. (2013). Donors Choose Funding. Coloring Our Visions, $459.

Bertling, J. & Welchel, A. (2009). South Carolina State Department of Education’s Distinguished Arts Program Grant. Moving Forward with the Arts at McCracken, $14,678.

Bertling, J. (2009). South Carolina Arts Commission Artist-in-Residence Grant. Comic Artist-in-Residency, $750.

Bertling, J. (2008). South Carolina State Department of Education’s Distinguished Arts Program Grant.

Moving Forward with the Arts at McCracken, $20,000

Bertling, J. (2007). South Carolina Arts Commission Arts in Basic Curriculum (ABC) Grant. Foster Park Elementary, $7,500.

Bertling, J. (2007). South Carolina State Department of Education Arts Curricular Special Projects Grant.

Digital Photography Curriculum and Implementation, $4,973.

Bertling, J. (2007). South Carolina Arts Commission Comprehensive Planning Grant. Creating a Five-Year Strategic Plan for the Arts, $1,500

Bertling, J. (2007). South Carolina Arts Commission Quickstart Grant. Dance Infusion at Foster Park Elementary School, $750.

Bertling, J. (2006). South Carolina Arts Commission Comprehensive Planning Grant. Foster Park Elementary Comprehensive Planning, $3,597.

Bertling, J. (2006). South Carolina State Department of Education Strategic Planning Grant. Fine Art Curriculum Implementation for the Elementary Level, $3,000.

Bertling, J. (2006). South Carolina Arts Commission Artist-in-Residence Grant. Dance Infusion Residency, $1,500.

Bertling, J. (2005). South Carolina State Department of Education Strategic Planning Grant. Fine Art Curriculum Development for the Elementary Level, $3,000.

Bertling, J. (2005). South Carolina State Department of Education Improvement Act (EIA) Grant. Escape into Landscapes, $550.

Bertling, J. (2005). Donors Choose Funding. Progressing in Printmaking, $511.


PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION AND TRAINING

Professional Teaching Certification

Tennessee Teaching Certification, Art, 2019-2025

National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Certification, 2009-2019

South Carolina Teaching Certification, Art, Gifted Endorsed, 2005-2019

Teacher Evaluation Training/Certification

Tennessee Educator Acceleration Model (TEAM) Teacher Evaluation Observer Certification, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

Teacher Performance Assessment (edTPA) Scorer Training, 2015

Summative ADEPT Formal Evaluation of Teachers (SAFE-T) Evaluator Certification, 2010

Assisting, Developing, and Evaluating Professional Teaching (ADEPT) Evaluator Certification, 2008

Additional Teaching Certification

Google Certified Educator, 2019-2022

Learning House Certification in Advanced Online Instruction, 2015

Learning House Certification in Online Instruction, 2015


AWARDS

Distinguished Alumna Award, Converse College, 2019

Higher Education Art Educator of the Year, Tennessee Art Education Association, 2017

Cromartie Graduate Scholarship, University of Georgia, 2012

W. Robert Nix Award of Excellence in Art Education Scholarship, University of Georgia, 2011


CREATIVE ACTIVITY

Bertling, J. (2014). My Janette [Image of sculpture]. South Carolina Middle School Association Journal, Spring, 21. Retrieved from http://www.scamle.org/publications.html.

Bertling, J. (2009). Shell [Sculpture]. Artists’ Guild of Spartanburg’s 36th Annual Juried Exhibition. Spartanburg, SC:  Spartanburg Art Museum.


SEMINARS & WORKSHOPS

Place-Based Art Education. [Co-Presenter]. Fourth Tuesday Professional Learning Session, Knox County Schools, Knoxville, TN, September 2018. 

Place-Based Art Education [Presenter]. District Professional Development Day, Monroe County Schools, Vonore, TN, August 2017.

Place-Based Art Education:  Designing Curriculum. [Presenter]. Fourth Tuesday Professional Learning Session, Knox County Schools, Knoxville, TN, April 2017.

Place-Based Art Education [Presenter]. District Professional Learning Day, Knox County Schools, Knoxville, TN, March 2017.

Grief Outreach Initiative (GOI) [Guest Lecturer]. The therapeutic value of art in the midst of grief and loss. Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling, University of Tennessee, February 2017. 

Annual Orientation for Art Mentor Teachers [Organizer and Presenter]. Art Education Program, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, August 2016.

Fourth Tuesday Professional Learning for Art Teachers [Organizer and Discussant]. Debriefing session for art mentor teachers. Knox County School District, Knoxville, TN, April 2016.

School of Art Faculty Meeting [Presenter]. Getting to know the art education program. The School of Art, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, April 2016.

Dean’s Board of Advisors Annual Meeting [Presenter]. Art education at the University of Tennessee. College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences, University of Tennessee, April 2016. 

Education 100 Program Coordinator Panel Discussion [Discussant]. Department of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education, University of Tennessee, March 2016. 

Practice Makes Practice:  Discourses of ‘The Real’ in Teacher Education [Guest Lecture]. Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN, October 2015. 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE & SUPERVISION

University of Tennessee, Knoxville

ARED 350:  Field Experience, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

ARED 510:  History and Philosophy of Art Education, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016

ARED 520:  Studies in Art Education, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016

ARED 530:  Art Production and Critical Pedagogy, 2017, 2016, 2015

ARED 540:  Use and Construction of Instructional Materials for Teaching Art, 2019, 2017, 2015

TPTE 500:  Thesis, 2019

TPTE 574:  Analysis of Teaching for Professional Development, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2015

TPTE 575:  Professional Internship in Teaching, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

TPTE 591:  Clinical Studies, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

TPTE 593:  Independent Study, 2019, 2017

TPTE 595:  Special Topics, 2018

Southeastern University

EDUC 5533:  Visual Art Methods and Interdisciplinary Education, 2015

Converse College

ART 311:  Art for the Child, 2009

GRADUATE ADVISING—THESES & DISSERTATIONS

Chair, Ninut Karnthaworn. (2020). Interdisciplinary artists:  The collaboration of interdisciplinary artists foster interdisciplinary education. M.S. Teacher Education, University of Tennessee. 

Committee Member, Heather Casteel. (2018). Effective art education practices:  Evaluation, policy, and discourse. Ph.D. Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, University of Tennessee.

SERVICE TO THE DEPARTMENT

Co-Chair, Diversity Collaborative in Education, 2017-present

Instructional Team Leader, Art Education, 2015-present

Summer School Advisory Committee Member, 2019

Search Committee Chair for a Clinical Assistant Professor Position in Art Education, 2018-2019

Teaching Observation Team Member, Ashlee Anderson, 2018

Search Committee Co-Chair for Two Clinical Assistant Professor Positions in STEM Education, 2018

World Savvy Study Team Member, 2018

Search Committee Member for Clinical Assistant Professor of Deaf Education, 2016-2017

SERVICE TO THE COLLEGE

Teacher Licensure Scholarship Committee Member, 2016-present

Diversity Champion, 2017-2018

Internship Committee Member, Graduate School of Education, 2016-2018

SERVICE TO THE  UNIVERSITY

Inclusive Teaching Task Force, Teaching and Learning Innovation, 2019-present

SERVICE TO THE  PROFESSION

Program Chair, 2020-present

Arts and Learning Special Interest Group, 2020-present

American Educational Research Association, 2020-present

Ad Hoc Reviewer, 2020, 2018

Environmental Education Research, 2020, 2018

Ad Hoc Grant Proposal Reviewer, 2020

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Insight Grants, 2020

Editorial Review Board Member, 2019-present

Art Education, 2019-present

Ad Hoc Book Reviewer, 2019

Routledge:  Education, Psychology, & Mental Health Research, 2019

Program Chair and Executive Committee Member, 2018-present 

Arts and Inquiry in the Visual and Performing Arts in Education Special Interest Group, 2018-present

American Educational Research Association, 2018-present

Manuscript Reviewer, 2018-present

International Journal of Lifelong Learning in Art Education, 2018-present

Higher Education Division Representative, 2015-present

Tennessee Art Education Association, 2015-present

Annual Meeting Proposal Reviewer, 2015-present 

American Educational Research Association, 2015-present

Arts-Based Research SIG & Arts & Learning SIG, 2019

Arts-Based Research SIG & Environmental Education SIG, 2018

Environmental Education SIG, Arts-Based Educational Research SIG, Arts and Inquiry in the Visual and Performing Arts in Education SIG, Teacher as Researcher SIG, 2017

Environmental Education SIG, Arts-Based Educational Research SIG, Arts and Inquiry in the Visual and Performing Arts in Education SIG, Teacher as Researcher SIG, 2016

Environmental Education SIG, Qualitative Research SIG, Teacher as Researcher SIG, 2015

SERVICE TO THE  COMMUNITY

Art Education Leadership Council Member. Knox County Schools, 2017-present

Education Committee Member Knoxville Museum of Art, 2015-2019

National Art Education Association Student Chapter Sponsor University of Tennessee, 2015-2019

Search Committee Member for Assistant Curator of Education Knoxville Museum of Art, 2017-2018

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

North American Association for Environmental Education, 2020-present

International Society for Education through Art, 2016-present

American Educational Research Association (Arts-Based Research SIG, Arts and Inquiry  in the Visual and Performing Arts in Education SIG, Environmental Education SIG), 2015-present, 2010-2011

National Art Education Association, 2004-present Tennessee Art Education Association (2015-present) South Carolina Art Education Association (2004-2015)

Council on Undergraduate Research, 2017-2018 

MEDIA APPEARANCES

Downs, R. (Reporter). (July 10, 2017) Vol-themed coloring pages (Local news segment). In Live at Five at Four. Knoxville, TN:  WBIR.  

Sproles, C. (Senior editor & executive editor). (June 16, 2017). Color our big orange world. In Torchbearer [magazine]. Knoxville, TN:  University of Tennessee.

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