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FWISD Teaching Chair Andrea Cantrell Uses Art to Inspire

Each weekday leading up to winter break, we are sharing Voices of Excellence. These are brief words of wisdom and inspiration from the Fort Worth ISD 2021-2022 Academic Chairs for Teaching Excellence.  

Today’s featured educator is Andrea Cantrell of Burton Hill Elementary School. She is the Angela D.PaulosChair for Teaching Excellence in Visual Arts. Andrea wants her students to use art to learn, grow, think critically, and make decisions. 

In this short video, Ms. Cantrell explains how she uses art to spark student creativity in her remarks from the Academic Chairs for Teaching Excellence Awards Luncheon.


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