Kandice Stewart

NYS Teacher Certification, Visual Arts K-12 (Professional)
NYS Teacher Certification, Grades 1-6 (Professional)
NJ Teacher Certification, Standard Visual Arts K-12

Columbia University Teacher's College, 2020 - NY
Ed.D Concentration in Art and Art Education Curriculum and Teaching

Milligan College, 2011 TN
BFA Concentration in Studio Arts/ Art History
Honors Society & Betty Goah Scholar 3.4 GPA

Fordham University, 2016 NY
Masters in Education
Summa Cum Laude 3.96 GPA

High School of Fashion Industries, 2007 NY
Regents Diploma Major in Studio/ Visual Arts
Salutatorian, Fine Arts Award & Mathematics Award 3.9 GPA

Columbia University, Teacher's College - TA Professor Burton, Adolescent-Adult Development

NY Historical Society - WAMS Ambassador

Art21 - Teacher Fellow

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Educator Programs - METPLC

The Academy for Teachers - Presenter, Fellow

Social Emotional Learning (Teacher + Student) - University of Colorado

National Art Education Association, School of Education at California State University

Modern Art & Ideas: Thematic Units - Museum of Modern Art

Healing with the Arts - University of Florida


The City College of New York Adjunct Professor New York City, NY     8/2022 - Current

Columbia High School
Curriculum Writer Maplewood, NJ    8/2021 - Current

Columbia High School AP Art History & Studio Art Teacher Maplewood, NJ    5/2021 - Current

iTutor Instructional Consultant + Virtual Educator, Grades K-12 Virtual Learning   01/2019 - 06/2022

Metropolitan Museum of Art Met Professional Learning Community New York, NY    07/19 - 06/20

DREAM Charter School Department Chair, Arts/Inventions Educator New York, NY   08/17 - 05/21

ArteVino Studio Cranford Studio Manager, Art Instructor Cranford, NJ  12/18 - 12/21

Muse Paint Studio White Plains Art Instructor New York, NY  02/17 - 05/18

PS 536 - Department of Education ELA Educator New York, NY 08/16 - 07/17

Teach for America/ Democracy Prep Charter K-4 Educator (ICT Classroom) New York, NY 08/14 - 06/16

Technical Studio Skills List

Untitled, 35mm Black & White Photography Untitled, Colored Pencil Drawing
  Replica of Edward Hopper,
Acrylic Paint 

Fine Arts & Applied Arts:
Mixed Media
Architecture (Drafting + Miniature Construction)
Fabric Art
Fashion Design (Drafting + Miniature Construction)
Graphic Design
Commercial Art
Interior Design


NAEA Conference, "Oops, I Did It Again: Multicultural Solidarity," 2023

NOW Conference, "Reflective Teaching: Mind, Body, and Spirit," 2023

Academy: Early Career Fellowship, “Art Practices: Mind, Body, Spirit” Academy of Teachers, 2022

Academy: Early Career Fellowship, “Mindfulness Art Practices” Academy of Teachers, 2022

Academy: Early Career Fellowship, “Creative Sessions” Academy of Teachers, 2021

Art21, Media

Art of Education University, Media

NY Historical Society/SOMSD PD, “Women and the American Story” 2022

“RESI” Reimagining Education Summer Institute, “Listening to Our Heart & Hand” Columbia University 2022 

“RESI” Reimagining Education Summer Institute, “Voice & Choice” Columbia University 2021

Visual Research for Social Change, Columbia University 2021

Voices from the Field, “NJ+NY Global Water Crisis Project” University of Florida 2021

iTutor Winter Celebration “New Year, New Opportunities” iTutor Host, 2021

What’s Working “Art Edition” “Everything Written in Pencil,” The Academy for Teachers, 2020

Virtual Exhibition, “The MetPLC Presents: Past, Present, Future”, DREAM Charter School + Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2020

“Site-specific Art with Edmund de Waal” “Survival Art,” The Academy for Teachers, 2019

Exhibition, Culture Fair + Social Justice Art, DREAM Charter School, 2019

Exhibition, Art Aestheticism, DREAM Charter School, 2019

Exhibition, Culture Fair: 4 Corners of the World, DREAM Charter School, 2018

Presentation/Lesson, Survival: Diverse Mentality during the Age of Advertisement, DREAM Charter School, 2017.

Capstone, “Connecting Theory, Practice and Reflection,” Fordham University, 2016.

Research Presentation, “What is needed in Urban Education?” Fordham University, 2016.

Presentation, “Ethnic Autobiography,” Fordham University, 2015.

Research Presentation, “Literacy Journey,” Fordham University, 2014.

Presentation, “Arts Faith Culture,” Milligan College, 2011.

Exhibition, “Big Black City Girl in Small White Town,” Milligan College, 2011.

Extended Professional Developments
Master Class: Betty Yu "Activist Art: Theory and Practice", The Academy for Teachers
The Teacher’s Social and Emotional Learning, University of Colorado
SEL for Students: A Path to Social Emotional Well-Being, University of Colorado
Expanding SEL, University of Colorado
Teacher SEL: Programs, Possibilities, and Contexts, University of Colorado
SEL Capstone, University of Colorado
National Art Education Association:
Working with Students Dealing with Trauma and Crisis: Stories from Art Teacher Survivors
Differentiated Art Instruction for Students with Learning Disabilities
Visual Journals: Authentic Meaning Making In and Out of the Classroom
Going Deeper With Teaching for Artistic Behavior (TAB)
Maximizing the Museum Experience: Tips for Successful Field Trips
Solutions for Using Art to Teach Writing Skills: Integrate Literacy and Art Like a Pro!
Constructing Curriculum with the Smithsonian
Cultural [Mis]Appropriation: Permissions for Honoring Cultural Ownership in Art Education
Lesson Plan: I, Robot [Presented by Blick Art Materials]
Philosophy & Art, The Academy for Teachers
“17 Minutes” Theatre + Debrief, The Academy for Teachers
Public Monuments Tour, The Academy for Teachers
The Salmagundi Club + Atelier Art
Citywide Visual Arts PD
Mindfulness and Yoga in the Classroom, The Academy for Teachers
Site-specific Art with Edmund de Waal, The Academy for Teachers
Metropolitan Museum of Art: Breaking the Rules Educator’s Workshops
Metropolitan Museum of Art: Beyond the Visual Educator’s Workshops
AP Art History & AP Studio Art
Therapeutic Art - Healing through the Arts 
New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) Arts and Music Integration Workshop PD
Harlem Village Academies PD: Project-Based Learning Series


Art + Civic Curriculum Mar-Dec 2021

Americans for the Arts 2020 Convention                                                     Summer 2020
Emerging Leaders Scholarship Winner of 2020 Convention Public Art in Civic Design

Teach for America                                                                                           Corp 2014
Mission: “To enlist, develop, and mobilize as many as possible of our nation's most promising future leaders to grow and strengthen the movement for educational equity and excellence.”

AmeriCorp Grant                                                                                            2014-2016
Federal funding while seeking teacher certification

Betty Goah Scholar Diversity Award                                                            2007-2011
Affirmative Action to Highly-Qualified Undergraduates


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