head shot of Lynne HoroschakLynne Horoschak received her master’s degree in art education from Temple University and earned sixty additional credits from Temple University, The University for the Arts and the University of Alaska. Since 2003, she has been Chair and Professor of Art Education at Moore and also taught as an adjunct from 1994 to 2002. She was an art teacher in the School District of Philadelphia from 1966 to 2002, teaching kindergarten through sixth grade. At both Clymer Elementary School and Loesche Elementary School, she worked extensively with children with autism, learning disabilities, physical disabilities, ADD, ADHD and students with cognitive delay. In 1996 as an adjunct faculty member at Moore, she developed a Special Populations class for degree students at Moore to have the opportunity to work with children with special needs.

Because of her deep commitment and leadership in working with students with special needs, in 2006, Professor Horoschak was the recipient of the Educators 3E 500 Award from West Chester University for Educational Excellence and Entrepreneurship. The Kasssandra Madison Arts Education Leadership Award was presented to Professor Horoschak at the 2010 Picasso Project Grant Awards Ceremony and in October, 2008, she had received the Pennsylvania Art Education Association Award for Outstanding Art Educator in Higher Education. In 1999, she was awarded the Stockton Rush George Bartol Arts in Education Fellowship for inspiring use of the arts.

Professor Horoschak is actively involved in the field of art education and among her many accomplishments, has served as a content leader for the Philadelphia Public School’s Content Institutes on Literacy, Project Based Education and Integrating the Arts. She has given many presentations and workshops including most recently Behavior Management in the Art Room for the Philadelphia in Education Partnership and Best Teaching Practices for Philadelphia Teaching Artists.

She actively exhibits her artwork, which can be found in the permanent collection of the Department of Education in Harrisburg. She has served on many boards including the Philadelphia Art Museum Board on the Arts and Literacy, Woodmere Art Museum Education Board, Arts & Spirituality Board and the Stockton Rush Bartol Board, for which she served as Vice Chair from 2007 – 2008.

Currently, Lynne Horoschak is Program Manager of The Master in Art Education with an Emphasis in Special Populations at Moore College of Art & Design.  gradstudies@moore.edu.