Michelle Lewis’ Classroom and Papier Mâché Demo

Feb 14, 2018 We were hosted by Michelle Lewis in her classroom at “Glenview” @ 54 th street. As I walked down the halls I noticed they were filled with beautifully displayed artwork outside every classroom. (15 classrooms total) Michelle mounts and hangs all of the artwork from her art classes outside of each of... Continue Reading →


Digital Wood Carving: Carl Barone’s Design Lab at Roosevelt Middle School

Teachers Present: Donna Salonga, Jamie Treacy, Carl Barone, Shanti Provasoli, Carissa Moline, Tiffany Allen, Roxanne Padgett, Vanessa Guererro, Michelle Lewis, Deborah Green and Debora Gordon. Background: Carl Barone teaches design to grades 6-8 at Roosevelt Middle School.  He teaches a large IEP and English Learner population. Most classes are 32 students.  His classroom is set... Continue Reading →

VATN Professional Development 1/26/18

Thanks everyone who came out for our second all-day professional development.  We've embedded our slides from the the day that have the facilitator indicated for each activity.  If you're looking for a resource from one of the workshops, we'll attach them here. Also, feel free to email the facilitator directly to consult. If you haven't... Continue Reading →

East Bay Depot for Creative Reuse

 5/10/17  Enjoyed our last meet up of the year at the East Bay Depot for Creative Reuse.  Big thanks to the Depot's and  Education Coordinator, Natasha Stillman for making this possible! Participants: James Treacy, Skyline; Amber Miller, Chabot; Deborah Gordon, OUSD; Kristin Vetterlein, Grass Valley; Michelle Lewis, Glenview; Aracely Sifuentes-Ordaz, Melrose Leadership Academy; Ann Wettrich,... Continue Reading →

Create Studio at Roosevelt

April 12, 2017 - Session at Roosevelt Middle School, Create Studio with presenters Brooke Toczlowski and Carl Barone. Participants: Blanka Soltys/Fremont; Aracely Sifuentes/Melrose Leadership Academy; Claudia Goodman-Hough/Redwood Heights, Lisa Hoffman/Redwood Heights,Jamie Treacy/Skyline; JohnChristie/Castlemont; Deborah Gordon/Castlemont, Nestor Gonzalez/Dewey; Leah Jensen/McClymonds), Julia / Maker Education, Michelle Lewis/Glenview, John Christie/Castlemont; Amber Miller/Chabot, Kristen Vetterlein/Grass Valley, Carl Barone/Roosevelt-presenter, Brooke Toczylowski/Oakland... Continue Reading →

STEAM in Mr. Treacy’s Classroom

March 8, 2017  STEAM workshop at Skyline, presented by James Treacy Participants: James Treacy, Karen Gorman (student teacher from CSU East Bay), Ana Ponce, Skyline; Donna Salonga, Skyline; Lauren Litwin, Skyline, Ann Wettrich, OUSD VAPA facilitator. Serving as host and presenter for this STEAM workshop "Creating a Line of Inquiry," Jamie introduced the workshop--exploring art/science connections and... Continue Reading →

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