Sherri Kushner, Chute Middle School
ISTE affiliate: IDEA
Sherri Kushner has taught visual and media arts for the past 18 years. She currently teaches media arts at Chute Middle School in Evanston, Illinois. She’s most passionate about empowering student voices and creating meaningful dialogue through issue-based photography. Kushner believes her greatest role in the classroom is teaching students to effectively communicate about issues in their schools and communities that affect them, and to become advocates for social justice and equity. In addition to photography, Kushner also specializes in narrative media, digital fabrication and STEAM/maker education. She loves running hands-on workshops and speaking live and online for webinars, art, education and tech conferences. She’s an Adobe Education Leader and an Education Amplifier with amplifier.org.
Sessions:Speaking Out Against Injustice: Portraits for Change