Workshops in Art

Please contact us directly for a quote on any of our one-day workshops.

Call 800-533-2847 or email

Our Staff Development program is designed to provide schools and school districts with customized, professional educational workshops in art.

We provide workshops for Supervisors and Teachers that can be customized to your specific district’s needs, along with your local, state, and national standards.

Our presenters include experts in the field who have each taught in the art classroom and who have presented workshops across the country.

Shirlee Francis

Meet the Consultants

Shirlee Francis, Regional Consultant

Shirlee has been an art educator for more than thirty years. She was an art teacher and subsequently the Art Curriculum Coordinator for Pulaski County School District in Arkansas and an Adjunct Professor in Art Education at UALR. Shirlee was awarded the Administrator of the Year from the Arkansas Art Education Association and received the Patron of the Arts Award from the Arkansas Young Artists Association.

She served on the Arkansas State Textbook Visual Art Selection Committee, K–12, and on the Arkansas State Visual Arts Framework Committee. Shirlee was also chairperson on nine art curriculum guide writing committees. She developed an elementary voluntary art program which included twenty-five schools. Currently, Shirlee conducts professional workshops in art education throughout the United States. She holds a BSE in Art Education from Arkansas State University and an MSE in Secondary Administration from the University of Arkansas.

Cindy Walker

Cindy Walker, Regional Consultant

Cindy has over 30 years of experience in K–12 art education as both an Art Teacher and an Art Coordinator. She is the Founder, Program Director, and an Instructor for the St. Louis Art Academy in St. Louis, Missouri.

Cindy has been a recipient of the Emerson Excellence in Education Award and was named Rockwood School District and Rockwood Valley Teacher of the year.

Currently, Cindy conducts professional workshops on art education throughout the United States. She holds a BS in Art Education from the University of Missouri and an MA in Art Education from Maryville University in St. Louis, Missouri.

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