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Elementary Art

 

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ART

Jesse Bender
Co -Department Leader
Nadia Bieber
Co -Department Leader

ABOUT



The Art Department’s mission at Cortland Enlarged City School District is not to simply create works of art, but create and maintain an educational environment that is safe, empowering, and abounding in opportunities for students to express themselves through their artwork. Our purpose as educators is to create an environment that establishes creative thinkers who understand how to incorporate the arts into every aspect of their lives and futures!


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STAFF

 



Nadia Bieber

Barry and Virgil Elementary Schools

Nadia Bieber has been teaching art at Barry and Virgil schools since the fall of 1994, she can't believe it’s been that long. Prior to teaching in Cortland, she taught in Ithaca and White Plains, N.Y.. She attended college at Keene State College, in N.H., where she received a B.A. in Fine Arts. Her career began working at WPIX-TV in Public Affairs Television, and then at Ogilvy & Mather Advertising, both in N.Y.C.. "These were artistically fulfilling and exciting jobs, but missing a key ingredient; working creatively with children!" This prompted her to go back to college and study Art Education at College of New Rochelle, where Nadia received her M.A. in Art Education. She moved to Central N.Y. from White Plains, N.Y., where Nadia grew up, to complete her schooling at Syracuse University. "I had finally found my career niche and moved to an area that felt like home!" Nadia met her wonderful husband, John, an incredibly talented craftsman/trim carpenter, and then became very proud parents of two sons, Sam and Owen who attend Homer schools. Their other beloved family members include their dog, Lucy and cat, Oscar. The Bieber family loves spending time together, outdoors amongst nature, specifically on their land and at their lake cottage! "I feel very grateful to work with students to allow them to explore the arts in its’ many forms and have a “safe” place for them to create! I've developed such connections with the students over these many years, they've become a part of my family!"


 

Judy Cogan

Parker and Smith Elementary Schools

Judy has been teaching Art since 1986. Most of her career has been spent in the Ithaca City Schools, but she has also taught in Newfield, Lansing and Santa Cruz, California. She came to Cortland in the fall of 2017 and absolutely loves it! Judy has four adult children who live far and wide, from Ithaca to Berlin. Her beloved husband, Chris, is a retired dentist and together, they care for two horses, two goats, four cats and two dogs on their little farm in Groton. 


Elizabeth Moshkowski

Randall Elementary School 

Elizabeth Moshkowski began her first year of teaching in 2017 at our very own Randall Elementary! She graduated from SUNY Cortland and is certified in Elementary and Art Education. She was born and raised in Cortland and has an incredibly large heart for the community. "Miss. Mosh" knew she wanted to teach at the age of 10 years old and never let anything get in the way of that. Growing up her passion for school was soon joined by her love of art, which led her down the road of art education. Her goal as an educator is to empower students to build their creativity and confidence in order to use it in every aspect of their lives and futures. Her favorite pastimes are working in the ceramics studio, camping, and eating delicious desserts. With a heart close to adventure, she has loved the start of her career in Art Education and is excited for many more years to come!

QUICK LINKS

OUR SCHOOLS






Mr. Michael J. Hoose, Superintendent

1 Valley View Drive
Cortland, NY 13045
607-758-4100

www.cortlandschools.org


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