Maura Clarke & Suzanne Siner
Suzanne Siner has worked in the field of education in the San Francisco and Boston areas since 1990, and has been involved in the creative arts since she was a child. Suzanne was a history major and art history and environmental studies minor at Oberlin College, and received a master’s degree in education from Stanford University. Suzanne has incorporated the arts into her work as an environmental educator, science specialist and classroom teacher. Suzanne has also worked as a supervisor of student teachers at Boston area schools.
Maura Clarke has been working in arts, education and conflict transformation for over twenty years. She has been particularly focused on using writing and theatre as a tool for community development, cultural exchange and generating civic dialogue. She has run writing and theatre programs for middle and high school students in the United States and the Middle East, developed and taught arts-based conflict management curriculum for middle schoolers, and conducted workshops to promote intercultural and interdisciplinary learning. Maura received her Ed.M. in Arts in Education from Harvard University Graduate School of Education, her M.A.T. from Tufts University and Shady Hill School Teacher Training Program and her B.A. in English from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.