Sarah Tambucci, Ph.D.
Dr. Tambucci is Director of the Arts Education Collaborative. Her experience as a visual arts teacher, department chair, and principal provides her with extensive experience in education and the arts. In addition, Dr. Tambucci has been an adjunct faculty member at Carlow University, University of Pittsburgh, and Carnegie Mellon University. Among her most noteworthy leadership positions is Past President of the National Art Education Association (NAEA) and Past President of the Pennsylvania Art Education Association (PAEA). She is the author of numerous articles on issues related to leadership and policy influencing.
Dr. Tambucci serves on advisory boards and committees that support arts and education throughout the region, state, and nation. Among many tributes, she is the 2006 recipient of the Governor's Award for Outstanding Leadership in Arts Education. She is a passionate advocate for the role of the arts as part of a comprehensive education.