I maintain that quality experiences in arts education are essential to the development of the whole brain, the whole child and 21st century learners.
Cynthia Agee is the visual art teacher at Warren T. Jackson Elementary. A New Jersey native, she received her B.A. degree in art education from Douglass College, the women’s college of Rutgers University and her M.A. in fine art from Montclair State University. After moving to Pittsburgh where she lived for 12 years, she worked as an Education Program Director for South Arts, a non-profit arts organization. There she also studied and exhibited stained glass artwork, receiving several awards for her work. Mrs. Agee taught art at Kingsley Elementary School, Dunwoody, GA for fifteen years. While at Kingsley she served on the School Improvement Team and CCRPI committees, the Charter Council and the Kingsley Leadership Team. She was honored as Teacher of the Year in 2005 and 2012, and received a DeKalb County Art Star Teacher Award in 2016. Mrs. Agee is dedicated to providing positive, quality learning experiences and to being an advocate for arts education as a vital component in education.