Feb 07, 2020
Tricia DeGraff, PhD
Academy for Integrated Arts

Tricia DeGraff is the Executive Director of Academy for Integrated Arts. Before working at AFIA, Tricia worked as a teacher educator and completed her doctoral degree in the School of Education at University of Missouri - Kansas City (UMKC). Tricia has 20 years of experience in urban schools as a classroom teacher, teacher educator and school leader. In her current role, Tricia is interested in considering how to best facilitate professional development for teachers that is meaningful, inquiry-based, authentic and teacher-centered, leading to transformative learning for children and teachers.