Dr. Carrie Nordlund, Associate Professor of Art Education at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, earned her Ph.D. in Art Education from the University of Missouri–Columbia, M.A. in Art Education from Central Missouri State University, and B.F.A. from the Kansas City Art Institute. She previously taught grades K-12 in the public schools and grades PreK-12 at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO. In her previous position as Independence Missouri Public Schools District Art Chair, she supervised curriculum and assessment development and implementation for PreK-12 arts programs. She maintains an art exhibition record promoting an ethic of artist, researcher, and teacher. Dr. Nordlund’s current research interests include: reflective practice, Waldorf school ecology and curriculum, art in alternative settings, and feminist pedagogy. Some of her recent publications are “Letters to Colleagues: A Community of Practice for Navigating and Reshaping Identity” in Visual Inquiry: Learning and Teaching Art; “Give and Take, Reflect and Connect” in Pennsylvania Reads: The Journal of the Keystone State Reading Association; “Activist Art and Pedagogy: The Dinner Party Curriculum Project” in Activist Art in Social Justice Pedagogy: Engaging Students in Global Issues through the Arts; “An Invitation to Social Justice: Sixteen Principles for Teaching Art” in Art Education: The Journal of National Art Education Association; “Postcard Moments: Significant Moments in Teaching” in Visual Arts Research; “Teaching Art as Reflective Craft” in Translations from Theory to Practice.