Linda Peck M.Ed, attended Lesley University in Boston for graduate study in Arts Integration and Mindfulness and graduated with honors In Integrated Arts from Plymouth State University. Linda's background and training include dancing with the Washington Ballet, a Teaching Artist working with K-12 students and teachers through New England Foundation for the Arts, Arts for Learning, Hartford Performs, Very Special Arts, presenting Teacher Professional Developments, and a Lecturing in Universities and Colleges.
Linda is available to teach for Colleges/ Universities and Secondary education as a Teaching Artist in Residence, Master Classes, and Professional Developments.
Linda Peck M.Ed. is an Adjunct Assistant Professor, teaching across disciplines from Science to Movement and Fine Arts. Linda makes innovative connections linking quantum physics, Mindfulness and Art/ Performance Art. Course teaching includes: Acting Fundamentals I, II and Advanced; Performance in the Elementary Classroom for Teachers to Teach Curriculum;
Theatre and Medical Clowning; Mime, Commedia, Puppetry and Cartoons; Laban, Mindfulness and Tai Chi;IMPROV; Circus and Society; The Intersection of Art, Biology and Quantum Physics, and Mindfulness and Expressive Therapies College/Universities Teaching Includes:
New Hampshire Institute of Art
Berkshire Community College
As a teaching artist/presenter, Linda has a strong background in the design of nontraditional teaching techniques that combine curriculum/course requirements with arts integration.Using sensory modalities for example Mime and laban, Linda conveys knowlege and information connecting Science, Art/ Movement art, which highlights a humanities perspective through a mindfulness lens. She has received grants in support of her work from institutions for example:
New England Foundation for the Arts
Very Special Arts Connecticut
Arts for Learning
Girl Scouts Leadership Program
The Massachusetts Cultural Council
The Humanities Project
Safe Schools Healthy
Institute for the Gifted and Talented