Ms. Whitham, Art Specialist

Miss Whitham

Contact

Meghan.Whitham@ops.org

Art, Room 30

Biography

Welcome to Art!  My name is Ms. Whitham.

I am so excited to be the Art Specialist at Standing Bear Elementary! I attended college at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. I have my Bachelors Degree in Studio Art, a minor in Art History, and a concentration in painting. I also have my Bachelors Degree in Education. I am working on completing my Masters Degree this year in Art Education with a Classroom Emphasis from the University of Nebraska at Kearney. This is my 8th year of teaching with Omaha Public Schools. This is my 3rd year at Standing Bear Elementary, and I am so thrilled to be here! 

Standing Bear Rocks! 

Academics

Visual Arts Standards were developed and passed by the Nebraska Department of Education in 2014.

Omaha Public Schools utilizes those standards to develop consistent and quality art curriculum across the district. 

The overall concept for Nebraska K-12 Visual Arts Education is that:

Students will develop and apply ideas, knowledge, and skills to create, present, respond to, and connect art with the human experience. 

In every elementary art lesson, the learning objectives and assessments are standards-based. 

https://www.education.ne.gov/FineArts/Standards/Final_FAS_Visual_Arts.pdf