The Offical Blog of COCA


Category: Education

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Empathy Factor

Sealey fourth-graders learn to analyze art, emotion. Reproductions of famous artworks line the perimeter of Heather Mott’s art room.

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Parsons Dance takes hands-on approach

Terrie Young has a playful personality, a sparkling smile and a love of the arts.

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Young actors launch dreams

Zola Geyer has big dreams. “In 15 years, I want to be on Broadway,” she said. The 11-year-old home school student is inching steadily toward her goal.

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Magic abounds during the holidays, especially for children.

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Gift of music

“They tell me this is my 46th year,” laughed Jennifer Corzine. After such a lengthy career teaching at Maclay School, she can be forgiven for losing count.

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Rhythm of learning

After 16 years teaching music, Holly Pursino knows her way around a classroom. She’s been at Canopy Oaks Elementary School for more than a decade but even a veteran teacher like her can learn a new trick or two.