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Theresa Cerceo

  • 296 Main Street, Saint Agatha,  ME
  • (207) 543-6510

Art Educator and Teacher Leader 

My Objective

My goal is to obtain a position in which I can support teachers in nurturing students towards growth.    

Work History

Jul 2006Present

Art Educator, K - 12

Dr. Levesque Elementary School & Wisdom Middle High School, MSAD # 33 
  • Develop and implement a standards based, assessment driven curriculum, K - 12
  • Facilitate the Student Leadership in the Arts Movement, SLAM!
  • Adviser for Art Club
  • Facilitate district art blog, Artitudes! Fearless Kids Making Art!
  • Responsible for ongoing student art exhibitions throughout the schools as well as the annual Night of the Arts Spring show, district participation in an annual county art show and a regional show at local university
  • Create and facilitate data driven Skill Seminars in math, language arts and science
  • Gifted & Talented: Administrative responsibilities and testing, Create and implement GT Art and Language Arts enrichment opportunities, provide guidance & resources for classroom teachers, attend Aroostook Gifted and Talented (ARGT) meetings, create and facilitate county - wide workshops for students
  • District Team Member for Proficiency Based Education (PBE)  - Chair of Subcommittees for Content Area Graduation Standards and Guiding Principles
  • Teacher Leader training for Northern Maine Education Collaborative (NMEC) on PBE, and District representative for  NMEC's  HOM / GP Committee
  • Mentor Teacher for new teachers
Aug 2014Present

Teacher Leader 

Maine Arts Assessment Initiative (M.A.A.I)  
  • Leadership Team Member
  • Create and present workshops related to assessment in the arts
  • Member of the 2016 Arts in Education Census team
  • Maine Arts Education Resource Project 2016  - Arts Integration
  • Member of the 2015 Resource Bank Team
  • Team member for the M.A.A.I. at the Teach to Lead Summit, Washington D.C. July 2015


Art Educator

Penn Wood East Junior High, William Penn School District, Lansdowne PA
  • Implemented DBAE based curriculum
  • Responsible end of the year student exhibition



Gifted / Talented Endorsement, 4.0

University of Southern Maine, Portland Maine 

Masters in Teaching (Visual Arts), 3.75

The University of the Arts, Philadelphia PA 

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Studio Art,  3.49

Rosemont College, Rosemont PA 

Workshops & Conferences

  • August 2016 Maine Arts Leadership Initiative  (M.A.L.I) Summer Institute, USM facilitator,  presenter, & attendee
  • August 2016, ECET2 ME, Maine Convening,  Colby College, presenter & attendee
  • June 2016 Maine Arts Leadership Initiative Summer Conference, USM, facilitator,  presenter, & attendee
  • April 2016 Maine Arts Education Association Spring Conference, presenter & attendee
  • April 2016 Regional Visual and Performing Arts Education Workshop, sponsored by Central Aroostook Council on Education, CACE,   Co-Creator and presenter
  • October 2015, Maine Arts Leadership Initiative  (M.A.L.I) (formerly M.A.A.I. ) Statewide Biennial Conference, presenter & attendee
  • August 2015 Maine Arts Leadership Initiative  (M.A.L.I) Summer Institute, USM facilitator,  presenter, & attendee
  • 2014-15, Maine Arts Assessment Initiative (M.A.A.I.),  Mega Regionals (Easton & Orono ), presenter & attendee
  • 2014, Maine Arts Assessment Initiative (M.A.A.I.) Summer Institute
  • 2013 - 14 Maine Arts Assessment Initiative (M.A.A.I.),  Mega Regionals (Easton & Orono ), attendee 
  • Fall 2013  New England Educators for the Gifted & Talented (NEGT)
  • Fall 2012 Maine Educators for the Gifted & Talented (MEGAT)
  • Fall 2007 & 2010 MAEA Annual Conference at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts


  • 2006 - Present,  Maine Art Education Association
  • 2006 - Present,  Regional MAEA group, Northern Maine pARTners
  • 2003 - Present, National Arts Education Association

Awards & Articles 

References Available Upon Request