Jacqueline Cassidy is currently a middle level Art Specialist in Lower Merion School District in suburban Philadelphia and is a former elementary level art educator in the West Chester Area School District.  Jacqueline has been an elementary level art teacher, Chairperson of the Elementary Art Department, and middle level art teacher for the past 14 years.  She has written and illustrated a children’s book, The Primary Kids Meet Georges Seurat, about Neo-Impresionist painter Georges Seurat and has been a presenter at the annual conferences of both the National Art Education Association and the Pennsylvania Art Education Association on numerous occasions.

Jacqueline is currently on the board of the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s modern and contemporary design group Collab.  She is the former Chairperson of the Executive Board of the Young Friends of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and a founding member of the Barnes Foundation Contemporaties group. Both organizations focus on young professional educational programming and events within their respective museums. Jacqueline is also a 2016 fellow of the Penn-Columbia Social Impact House, sits on the board of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation’s Young Professionals Philadelphia chapter and is on the advisory board of the non-profit The Fourth Grade Project.

Jacqueline earned her Masters of Science in Education with a concentration in Education Entrepreneurship from the University of Pennsylvania, her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design from Marywood University, her Pennsylvania State K-12 Art teacher certification from Rosemont College, and an additional graduate certificate in business studies from Penn State University.

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