RICHARD BENJAMIN, Ph.D.
ArtsNow Senior Consultant
Richard Benjamin, Ph.D., ArtsNow Senior Consultant, has worked with ArtsNow to develop research-based arts integrated professional training for educators. Dr. Benjamin is also a senior consultant to The Character Education Partnership, Washington D.C and previously served as a senior consultant to The Leonard Bernstein Center for Education Though the Arts.
He has been a Senior Associate at the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching with Ernest Boyer, a presenter at numerous American Association for Academies, and taught various subjects at the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, Vanderbilt University, Kennesaw State University and North Georgia College and State University.
Richard is a lifelong educator who has focused on School Transformation through Character Development and Arts Integration. He is a retired school superintendent, having served in Ann Arbor MI, Nashville TN, and Cobb County GA. He is an expert, in part, in leading High Yield Arts-Based and Hands-On Strategies for student engagement, deeper understanding, and self-expression, working with selected teachers, principals and school systems across the country, and in Hong Kong and China.
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