Teacher Programs Coordinator
Background And Education
Education And Training
- M.A.T. Masters of Arts in Teaching in Museum Education, George Washington University , Graduate School of Education and Human Development 2007 - 2008
- B.A. in Psychology, University of Virginia , College of Arts and Sciences 1998 - 2002
Elizabeth Dale-Deines collaborates with local schools and cultural organizations to incorporate interdisciplinary thinking and student-driven learning into established curriculum. With a background in virtual education, she seeks to serve all learners equitably during this period of global crisis.
Since 2014, she has taught DC-area educators and students how to engage with artworks as rich texts and provocation of deeper inquiry. She has presented at regional and national conferences on interdisciplinary education and has collaborated closely with a local research project of Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Project Zero. Elizabeth served as American Art’s Distance Learning Coordinator between 2010 and 2014, bringing the Museum’s collection to lifelong learners in the States and dependents of American military personnel around the world via videoconference.
Awards And Honors
- White, Briana Zavadil, Dale-Deines, Elizabeth, and Hillemann, Phoebe. 2020. "Mixed Metaphors." Smithsonian Voices Washington, DC: Smithsonian Magazine. Dec 15, 2020. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/blogs/smithsonian-education/2020/12/15/mixed-metaphors/. 2024
- Smithsonian American Art Museum Department