Arts Ed NJ Staff:
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Programs and Communications Manager
Priscilla is the Programs and Communications Manager at the Arts Ed NJ. She works closely with the Director and Governance Board to move Arts Ed NJ arts education initiatives forward including work on programs, events and engaging the arts community. She keenly implements social media in their outreach, oversees administrative aspects of events and maintains the website. In addition to joining the Partnership, previously she held a position at the Community Foundation of South Jersey where she provided assistance to the Executive Director and coordinated the social media impact. As well as actively contributing to freelance public relations work at K.Ruffin Associates. Furthermore she is a member of the communications working group for ArtsPlan NJ and volunteers by assisting with their social media. Prior to joining NJAEP, Priscilla served in senior leadership roles at a national fitness franchise for five years while holding intern positions with a PR boutique and a Wedding Planner. In 2009, she interned with the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers, assisting with their annual conferences. From 2013-2015 Priscilla worked at the NJ State Arts Council. She worked alongside the Director of Communications and Arts Education Staff in their marketing efforts. Priscilla has a B.A. in Communications from Thomas Edison State University and a certificate in Nonprofit Management from Rowan College. She is currently finishing her M.A. in Theatre Arts Management at Rowan University.
Contact Priscilla at Priscilla (at) artsednj (dot) org
Program Development Manager
Kira has more than 15 years of professional experience in Visual Arts Management. Since 2010 she has been a perennial professional development provider for the New Jersey Education Association and Art Educators of New Jersey. Additionally, she has designed and facilitated custom workshops with a focus on creativity and creative thinking. From 2005-2010 she served on the board of Community Art Projects, an organization dedicated to developing public art projects in Ocean City, NJ. Kira earned a BA in Social Science from the University of Pennsylvania, using her coursework to explore the cultural sector and the functions of art making. In 2014 she completed an MA in Art + Design Education, at the University of the Arts. The focus of her research was visual thinking methods and the impact of such methods upon organizational learning.
Contact Kira at Kira (at) artsednj (dot) org
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