SSAA-2017

SSAA-2017

Sarah Carnes

Sarah Carnes is a visual arts educator in the Oklahoma City Schools.  In her philosophy of teaching, she says, “All students are inventors, creators, innovators, learners; it’s my responsibility to create an environment of exploration, where mistakes are truly opportunities for innovation, creativity and perseverance.”  Sarah’s influence extends well beyond the classroom.  She is a member of the Oklahoma Arts Association and has served as chair of the elementary division and co-chair for youth arts month; she current serves as membership chair.  She is also recognized at the national level….recently named 2016 Western Region Elementary Art Educator of the Year.