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Elizabeth Moshkowski
Department Leader


The Art Department’s Vision is to foster artistically literate citizens who are life-long creators, problem solvers and innovators who respect and appreciate cultural differences and individual expression.

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Jesse Bender

Jesse Bender has been teaching in the district since 2010.  Graduating from SUNY Potsdam in 2005 and SUNY Oswego in 2007, Jesse has a strong background in graphic design which he brings to his New Media classes everyday.  Jesse is happily married to his wife of 11 years, and has two beautiful children.  Age regression photo in use
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Sarah Panzarella 

Sarah Panzarella joined the Cortland Art Department in 2022, and is looking forward to getting to know the students and community.  Sarah has a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Ceramics from Syracuse University, and a Masters in the Art of Teaching in Art and Elementary Education from Bennington College.  Sarah is happily married to her husband Jeremy for 18 years and counting.  Together they are raising 3 children who attend school just up the road in Tully.