Meet The Team
Tricia Fuglestad, K-5 art teacher in Illinois with a MATL in K-12 tech integration who has successfully blended digital and physical art-making with her transdigital lessons which expand the curriculum, give students an opportunity to explore new media, and dynamically transform student learning. Tricia’s classroom is featured in educational publications and textbooks. Her students’ Fugleflicks, student-created, art-related videos have screened at international film festivals and won national contests. Tricia has been recognized for her innovative teaching in 2010 with the PBS Teachers Innovation Award, won Illinois Art TOY in 2011, awarded Teacher of Distinction in 2012 by the Golden Apple Foundation, received Western Region Elementary Art TOY 2013, selected as a Jacobs Educator 2014, was presented with the Art Technology Outstanding Community Service Award in 2016. Her work received a Tech in Action award by the ISTE teachers network in 2018 and Artsonia recognized her leadership nationally in 2019.