Use your passion for visual art to learn how to teach students (PreK-8 or 5-12) the practice and value of art.
Immerse yourself in a rigorous program of creative practices, critical thinking, and pedagogy while you continue to develop your own artistic work. Learn the latest in classroom art practices, current research in the fields of art and education, and the historical and cultural contexts that have brought art education to where it is today. Flourish as a teacher of visual art, and gain an Initial license at either the PreK-8 or 5-12 grade levels. See expected outcomes of this program.
"Lesley University stimulates creativity and prepares teachers very well. I learned so much at Lesley – about how people learn, how to ask big questions, and how to answer them creatively. Almost every class offered food for thought and inspiring projects. When I graduated with my M.Ed. in Art Education, I was fully prepared for a teaching career in the arts. I use skills and approaches I learned at Lesley every day in my job. I highly recommend the Creative Arts in Learning division."
— Constance Del Nero, Alumna, Master of Education
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Maureen Creegan-Quinquis directs the Teacher of Visual Art programs at Lesley, and is also the director of the Creative Arts in Learning Division. She is a working, exhibiting artist. Read more »