“School Patrol” story captures TPAC teaching artists in action

In case you missed it, NewsChannel5 recently visited the preschool classroom at Robertson Academy for a “School Patrol” feature on how TPAC Education’s teaching artists, through programs like ArtSmart, impact the early learning experiences for young children.

Together, TPAC teaching artist Allie Bencar, Robertson Academy teacher Nelda Sturgeon (TPAC’s 2014 Teacher of the Year), and the children tell the story about the power of arts education.

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