More about Kate.
Kate Plows teaches secondary ceramics and graphic design at Malvern Preparatory School in suburban Philadelphia. During summers, she is Assistant Director of the Blue Ridge Summer Institute for Young Artists (BLUR) in Virginia. Kate holds a Bachelor in Fine Arts in Drawing from St. Vincent College, and a Masters in Art Education from The University of the Arts. She is interested in the intersection of craft and technology, and exploring social justice through projects linked to the arts curriculum. Kate makes and occasionally exhibits functional pots.
Blog: teachingcraft.wordpress.com / Email
More about Jared.
Jared Ward is from Salt Lake City. He took his first ceramics class as a senior in high school and was hooked. He has a bachelor's degree from Southern Utah University and an MFA from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. He has been a ceramics and sculpture teacher for the past 13 years and has taught at the secondary, post-secondary, and community level, most recently at Jordan High School in Sandy, UT.
At the beginning of the 2012-13 school year, Jared accepted a position as an Education Technology Specialist in his district and now teaches other educators about technology integration in their classrooms. You can see more of Jared's work at:
wardtech.weebly.com (Technology Resources Website)
www.jaredward.me (Ceramics Portfolio)