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Ms. Joan Lansford; Kathrine Cays
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Franklin High School
Hometown:
Franklin, NC
Class Information:
Room Number: V205
Class Description:
Joan Lansford is the only art teacher at a rural Western North Carolina high school that serves approximatly 1100 students. Her class average is 28 students and she teaches an average of 80 students a day. She teaches approximately8 academically gifted students and 7 special needs students. The college bound population of the student body is 46%. Our school is made up of 91% white/Caucasian, 5% Hispanic, 1% African American, with less than 1% of Native American, Asian, and Multi- Racial students.
Position:
art teacher
Needs:
My students are in need of technological equipment that aligns with the North Carolina Standard Course of Study. I have one old computer that I use to serve the entire art student body.
My Philosophy:
My philosophy is to take all measures available to me in order to elevate my art students to the basic standards required of them for college and career development.
Personal Information:
College and Degrees:
Bachelors of Art Education from University of Florida, State Certified in North Carolina to teach K-12, along with Art 1-4, Pottery 1-3, and AP class certification.
Why Do I Teach?:
I teach because I am passionate about art; art is a universal communicator that accepts multi-level educational strategies, it is a touchstone that allows students to work from their heart into intelligence.
Percent of Students are:
     Average: 77 %
     High-achiever: 11 %
     Special Needs: 12 %
Percent of Students are:
     White/Caucasian : 91 %
     Hispanic: 5 %
     African American: 1 %
     Native American: 1 %
     Asian: 1 %
Free/Reduced Lunch Program Enrollment:: 47 %
ESL Enrollment:: 4 %
Average number of students in class:: 28 students
Number of students I teach:: 84 students