2023 Arts In Education GPS



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9/21/2021 9:00:00 AM

2023 Arts In Education GPS

2023

Smith Grindberg, Michelle

Carrol Goggin

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Panelists (6)

  • County: Seminole County

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County: Seminole

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  • Theatre Arts Instructor, Millennium Middle School of Fine Arts and Communication, Sanford, Florida
  • Certified Theatre Arts Educator, Teaching Artist and Artist Integration Specialist in the areas of theatre and puppetry arts whose professional development includes The Kennedy Center’s VSA and CETA programs, Lincoln Center Education’s Teaching Artist Program at The Juilliard School, and Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London, England.
  • Former positions include: Director of Projects, The New York Emmy Awards; and Executive Assistant to the President of the children’s division and Production Coordinator, Sony Music Entertainment, in which her credits include Sesame Street’s 35th Anniversary musical box set.
  • As a puppeteer, she was mentored by Carroll Spinney “Big Bird” and Dr. Loretta Long “Susan” of Sesame Street. Edna is one of the only professional African American female puppeteers in America.
  • M.F.A., Entertainment Creative Writing, and M.S. in Entertainment Business, Full Sail University, Winter Park, Florida; B.S. in Organizational Management and A.A.S. in Music Business, Nyack College, New York
  • County: Palm Beach County

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County: PalmBeach

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• Curator, Lighthouse ArtCenter, curating over 60 exhibitions of note in Tequesta, Palm Beach County, Florida.

• Former Vice Chair, Florida Council on Arts and Culture, serving under two Florida Governors.

• Author and Illustrator, having written and/or illustrated seventeen traditionally published books, including 6 national award winners.

• Janeen’s fine art is held in private and public collections across the country.

  • County: Sarasota County

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County: Sarasota

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  • Chair, Sarasota County Arts Education Partnership;  
  • Arts Education Consultant
  • Board Member, Jazz Club of Sarasota, Board Member (Education Committee)
  • Previously: Co-Director, Getty Institute  in Florida Institute for Arts Education 
  • Director of Project HEART, serving 75 schools in Midwest
  • Author, Monthly Articles for Instructor Magazine
  •  M.A., Arts Education, University of Illinois; B.J., Journalism, University of Missouri
  • County: Duval County

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County: Duval

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  • Director of Education, Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, Jacksonville, Florida
  • Former Director of Learning and Experience, Stepping Stones Museum for Children, Norwalk, Connecticut
  • Knowledge of STEAM content and standards, pedagogy, formal and non-formal education and museum trends and networks
  • M.S., Biology, Utah State University, Logan, Utah; B.S., Biology, Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois
  • County: Miami-Dade County

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County: MiamiDade

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  • Director of Programs & Events, American Institute of Architects, Miami, Florida.
  • Producing Artistic Director, Florida Shakespeare Theater, Miami, promoting open access to classical theater in South Florida for over 15 years. Florida Shakespeare Theater is a member of the Folger Shakespeare Theater Education Partnership.
  • Director of the Laura Ruchala Shakespeare scholarship program and founder of the International Original Shakespeare Music Competition.
  • Awarded with the Woman of the Year for Arts & Entertainment 2019 “In the Company of Women” Awards, Miami-Dade County, for work promoting open access to the arts.
  • Studied Humanities at Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan.


  • County: Martin County

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County: Martin

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  • Senior Campaign Associate, Miller, Calhoun & Company, Fort Lauderdale, with expertise in communications, donor relations, campaign/fund development.
  • Former Executive Director, Heathcote Botanical Gardens, Fort Pierce, Florida.
  • Led the Elliott Museum/Historical Society of Martin County, phase two campaign with its re-opening in 2013.
  • 20+ years in University & Health System Development & Communications including University of Miami, Broward Health, Lee Health & Jupiter Medical Center Foundation.
  • Sustaining Member, Association of Junior Leagues International (Martin County) and among a cadre of volunteers to establish three non-profits; Former Board Member, Arts Council of Martin County.
  • B.B.A., General Management, Florida Atlantic University; Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) Certification.