Sarah Fronczek

Sarah Fronczek is the Fine Arts Specialist for the Indiana Department of Education.  An honors graduate of Butler University with a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance and a Master of Music in Education, she finds her work at the Department a fulfilling progression of her experiences as a performing artist, music educator, private piano instructor, educational consultant, and staff member with arts education organizations.  At the Department Sarah is responsible for creating, implementing, and supporting programs and activities related to the K-12 curriculum in music, visual art, theatre, and dance.  This includes developing and revising standards and related assessments; promoting and providing professional development opportunities for teachers; generating strategies and materials that reflect best practice, interdisciplinary learning, and use of technology in arts education; communicating state and national policies as related to the arts; and working closely with community, state, and national arts organizations.