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Angelina is an art educator and administrator with experience in teaching and educational program development in classroom, museum, non-profit community art settings.


  • Proven success in developing interactive visual arts programs geared towards school (K-12), youth, and family audiences.
  • Demonstrated capacity to provide comprehensive administrative and programmatic support for museum education departments
  • Extensive teaching experience in museum, classroom, and community settings
  • Expertise in inquiry-based discussion and object-based teaching
  • Superb organization and communication skills; highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Apps

Work History

Harlem Children's Zone Promise Academy I Upper Elementary Charter School

Jul 2015Present

Visual Art Teacher

  • Create and implement elementary visual arts curriculum for over 300 students in grades 3-5, in line with the National Visual Art Education Standards and the New York State Blueprint for the Arts
  • Teach knowledge and skills in art at the elementary level, including drawing, painting, collage, printmaking and sculpture in a variety of art mediums
  • Demonstrate techniques in activities such as drawing and painting
  • Provide individual and small-group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of students with varying intellectual and artistic abilities, and to accommodate a variety of learning styles
  • Evaluate each student’s performance and development of art skills, and prepare grades and progress reports
  • Plan, organize, and present school-wide student art exhibition in winter and spring
  • Facilitate after school art club and bi-weekly advanced art class for select youth artists
  • Responsible for the ordering and storage of art materials
  • Communicate with parents and school administrators on student progress
  • Chaperone and document student field trips to museums and art institutions
  • Collaborate with academic subject teachers to integrate the arts into the curricula 
  • Support with proctoring for mock and state math & ELA exams
Sep 2013Present

Arts Mentoring Program Facilitator & Teaching Artist

  • Lead weekly Arts Mentoring Program for underserved youth, ages 6-8 in East Harlem
  • Supervise a team of volunteer mentors and lead them through delivering weekly arts-based mentoring sessions
  • Prepare for each weekly mentor session by reviewing curriculum and adapting lessons to fit the group’s skill level, needs, and interests
  • Lead, explain, and demonstrate art activities, and create opportunities for Volunteer Mentors to be active participants/learners and lead group activities
  • Track attendance, complete weekly evaluation surveys and individual youth progress surveys
  • Lead classroom management and take primary responsibility for handling challenging behaviors
Jan 2014Aug 2015

Family Programs Museum Educator

  • Lead family workshops and hands-on design activities for up to sixty participants in the Target Design Kids program
  • Facilitate a literacy-based design program for toddler and preschool children ages 2-5 and their caregivers that incorporates storytelling, movement, design vocabulary, and hands-on art activities
  • Develop lessons aimed to increase literacy for toddlers and encourage families to explore the basics of design through creative play
  • Create art and design-based workshops for children ages 5 and older

Free Arts NYC

Mar 2015Jul 2015

Teen Arts Program Coordinator

  • Coordinate logistics and planning for Teen Arts Programs: Museum/Studio Visit Program and Portfolio Mentorship Program
  • Schedule, plan, and facilitate group visits for Museum/Studio Visit Program
  • Support and communicate with adult volunteer mentors 
  • Lead mentor roundtables
  • Review mentor evaluation surveys and identify needs or issues
  • Create and plan Portfolio Mentorship calendar
  • Track Teen Arts Program budget
  • Respond to general Teen Arts Program inquiries
Sep 2014Mar 2015

School Programs Assistant

  • Provide administrative support for MoMA School and Teacher programs
  • Facilitation of professional development teacher workshops, including creation of marketing materials, communicating with teachers, and handling the registration and payment process 
  • Compile, analyze, and report on statistics related to the School Visit program for School Programs and Development departments' records and for purposes of continued marketing and outreach 
  • Help prepare resources for educator meetings and identify any supplemental teaching resources for exhibitions
  • Organize, order, restock, and take inventory of School Programs art supplies 
  • Fulfill and anticipate educator needs and requests, in terms of teaching materials and supplies
  • Assist with observation of school partnership programs for departmental evaluation project
  • Respond to information requests from teachers, schools, and general public; monitor MoMA school programs and teacher programs general email accounts
Jun 2014Dec 2014

3D Project Coordinator

  • Coordinate the pilot 3D printing class for 11-13 year olds within the Gallery/Studio Program
  • Collaborate with Teaching Artist and Education staff to shape and develop the class within the existing Gallery/Studio Program structure
  • Organize and facilitate planning meetings among the project team of artists, technicians, and educators
  • Maintain youth registration, parent communication, outreach, and program evaluation
  • Provide youth and instructor support during class and field trips
  • Assist in the setup and breakdown of equipment for classes
  • Organize and supervise field trips to industrial 3D printing lab and to World Maker Faire New York in September 2014
  • Work with Manager of Youth and Family Programs and Teaching Artist in creating the program final report for the funding organization
Aug 2013Jan 2015

Teaching Artist

  • Lead museum outreach Art of History program in New York City public and private schools, for students in grades 1-12
  • In a five-session classroom-based residency, teach various topics in New York and American history, combining visual arts and art history, using visual thinking and historical inquiry-based discussion learning strategies
  • Prepare, demonstrate, and facilitate art-making component (painting, drawing, printmaking, collage, and paper sculpture) and relate to historical information
  • Develop and teach after school history-based visual arts programs to 2nd through 5th grade students, in collaboration with Learning Action Center for Academic Success and Achievement (LACASA) program
  • Lead and support Family Programs for the DiMenna Children's History Museum
Jul 2014Aug 2014

GO Summer Art Teacher

  • Teach daily afternoon studio art classes to low-income New York City public school students in a five-week summer program
  • Design and submit a project-based curriculum and weekly lesson plans
  • Create engaging and hands-on art lessons and projects for rising 2nd, 3rd, and 4th graders 
  • Organize culminating student art show at the conclusion of the program
  • Work collaboratively with the Program Leadership Team, including the GO Families Director, to develop behavior plans as needed, regarding students who exhibit behavioral and/or emotional difficulties in the classroom
Oct 2013Aug 2014

Museum Educator

  • Lead 2-hour Studio Sunday intergenerational gallery/studio family program
  • Create an engaging program that includes an interactive gallery tour and an art-making activity related to the current exhibition, suitable for both children and adults
  • Teach 90-minute museum tour and hands-on art workshop for K-12 school groups
  • Assist with the Museum's annual MAD Family Day event
Oct 2012Aug 2014

Museum Educator

  • Teach 1.5 hour-long history programs for NYC public and private school groups, grades 1-6
  • Implement the School Programs by engaging students in discussion, inquiry, and hands-on activities
  • Set up before and clean up after each program, as well as restock supplies and organize classroom
  • Attend curator and educator-led trainings throughout the year
  • Facilitate weekend Family Programs
Jan 2014Feb 2014

Teaching Artist

  • Develop and lead the studio component of Family Second Saturdays monthly drop-in programs
  • Create a fun and engaging studio activity for families with children ages 5-10 based on current exhibitions
Feb 2013Dec 2013

Internship Coordinator

  • Design and implement internship structure for young adult interns, ages 17-22 from underserved communities in New York City
  • Develop programmatic goals, training schedule, intern rules and expectations, measures and standards for progress, and program evaluation
  • Create internship application, interview potential candidates, and select finalists
  • Lead 3.5-month training in museum education and pedagogical practices to prepare intenrs to co-teach Museum's Summer Programs
  • Introduce and instruct interns on major themes of museum education including inquiry-based and object-based discussion, age-appropriate teaching, and working with students with special needs
  • Provide opportunities and design workshops for professional development, career training, development of reading, writing, and public speaking skills, directly related to museum education and New York City history
  • Maintain accurate data, records, and files to track the activities, participation, progress, and status of interns
  • Manage and track program budget and interns' payroll
  • Write final evaluation report for Museum's development department and grant funding organization
  • During the summer, provide support for interns through observation and evaluation of their teaching
  • Work closely and communicate with the Stanley M. Isaacs Neighborhood Center in East Harlem regarding interns' progress
  • Supervise interns facilitating the weekend Family Programs
Feb 2010Feb 2013

Student Administrative Assistant, Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs

  • Facilitate the daily administrative operations of the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs and offer support for other Student Affairs departments
  • Provide receptionist services, keep calendars, schedule meetings, and set up appointments
  • Provide customer services for students on the phone, in person, and over email; refer students, faculty, and other CUNY employees, and the general public to proper areas or persons
  • Assist with the processing of departmental purchase orders and requisitions, track budgets and invoices
  • Maintain student database and coordinate online newsletter
Sep 2012Nov 2012

Facilitator for MoMA Studio: Common Senses

  • Assist in the daily management of an interactive museum space for the general public
  • Engage with multi-generational visitors in the space through inquiry and conversation
  • Responsible for preparation of project spaces, greeting visitors, and answering questions about Museum and education programs, stocking materials, and overall maintenance of space
  • Act as primary contact with Studio visitors, collect evaluation data, and deliver feedback to Education staff
Jun 2012Aug 2012

High School Internship Supervisor & Art Education Programs Intern

  • Work closely with Student Opportunities and Support Coordinator with planning and implementation of summer high school internship
  • Develop internship goals, structure, and logistics
  • Mentor and oversee high school interns as they work on their summer research projects
  • Document interns' progress and evaluate their learning based on program goals
  • Participate in the development and planning of various portfolio classes and fall events for both middle school and high school students
  • Provide administrative support for Art Education Department and programming
Oct 2011Aug 2012

School Programs Intern & Museum Educator

  • Condcut research and develop lesson plans for general and collection-specific tours for students in grades 1-12
  • Create interactive, age-approrpriate gallery activities (discussion, writing, and art-making) to incorporate featured artworks in tours
  • Lead hour-long tours for school groups (grades 1-12) and summer camp groups (ages 5-16)
  • Participate in weekly training sessions in museum education practices and inquiry-based discussion
Jan 2011Aug 2011

School, Youth, & Family Programs Intern

  • Assist with School Programs: planning and administrative duties for academic year, professional development programs for teachers, facilitate and assist with MADlab school program gallery tours and workshops, fill in as substitute museum educator for MADlabs
  • Assist with Family Programs: programming for new exhibition cycles, assist with MAD Family Saturdays, inter-generational Studio Sunday program, and evaluations
  • Assist with Teen Programs: supervision, documentation, and evaluation of Artist & Youth Workshop and other teen programs, maintain MAD Teens Facebook page
  • Work as assistant coordinator of ArtsLife Summer Internship program for high school students: assist ArtsLife coordinator with planning of internship structure, schedule, goals, and evaluation; help to supervise and mentor teens assist with their summer projects and research; facilitate group discussions, chaperone field trips, provide program administrative support, document program through photographs and notes
  • Research current and future exhibitions to find educational ties for possible programming and literature
  • Assist with facilitation of pilot program, EnVision access program for people with seeing disabilities
  • Monitor, organize, order, restock, and take inventory of art supplies for all School, Youth, and Family programs
  • Prepare materials, assist with registration, and help facilitate evaluation for educational programs
  • Conduct research to support the implementation of pilot programs and new partnerships and collaborations
  • Represent MAD in various inter-museum events and meetings


Aug 2006Jun 2009


Studio Art and Art History, Cum Laude


New York State Department of Education

Visual Arts Teaching Certification, K-12