Updated List of April Saltonstall Teachers

The Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts, in partnership with the Fine Arts Booster Group (FABG), an affiliate of IPEI, is offering a creative retreat for teachers of the Ithaca City School District (ICSD) teachers and other districts in Tompkins County during the February and April school breaks. The program is designed to provide residency-type retreats for local teachers in the following disciplines: creative writing, photography/film/video, and painting/sculpture/visual art. The program is totally free to attend. Teachers were selected through a lottery system.

April session teachers are: - Kathryn Cernera, an English teacher at DeWitt Middle School - Judy Cogan, an art teacher at Fall Creek & Enfield Elementary - Aziza Ejaz, K-5 art teacher, Dryden and Freeville Elementary Schools - Angelina Mirabella, an occupational therapist at Caroline Elementary - Elizabeth Sprout, an art teacher at Dryden Senior High School

February session teachers included:

  • Edna Brown, social worker at Beverly J. Martin Elementary School
  • Brooke Burnett, third grade teacher at Beverly J. Martin Elementary School
  • Benjamin Eckley, librarian at Ithaca High School
  • Kari Krakow, ENL teacher at Ithaca High School
  • Elizabeth Rechtin, art teacher at Dryden Central Schools