Artist in Residency

As an Artist in Residence, I will work with the entirety of a specific elementary/middle grade level of your choosing for one week’s time to complete an ongoing art project. Monday-Thursday of the experience will consist of content/arts infusion and will culminate with a unique display of student learning on Friday. 

Content topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Habitats
  • Animals
  • Biomes
  • Communities
  • Civilizations
  • Families
  • US States

Arts Integration topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Recyclable art
  • Puppetry
  • Reader’s Theater
  • Costuming
  • Mosaics
  • Acrylic Painting
  • Sumi Ink
  • Creativity
  • Doodles
  • Sketchnoting
*ELA/Math/Writing are infused throughout the week.

2014-15 SC Teacher of the Year Finalist,
Top 5 Finalist

Jed Dearybury is a former 2nd grade teacher and Teacher Leader at Woodland Heights Elementary School in Spartanburg School District Six. Teaching was a childhood dream for him and he began teaching in 2001. He has received much recognition for excellence in teaching; most recently he received the SC State Award Winner for the 2013 Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching.

— South Carolina Department of Education

Invite Mr. Dearybury To Your School!