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Barbara Laws
Barbara Laws is a veteran educator. She has been working as a Senior Coordinator for Art in Norfolk Public Schools in Virginia for the past 14 years. Before that, she served as the Elementary School Assistant Principal for 8 years, Instructional Specialist for 1 year, and Art Teacher for 18 years, all for Norfolk Public Schools. She has served the National Art Education Association in a number of positions: Distinguished Fellow; Supervision and Administration Division Director; National Convention Program Director; and Southeastern Region Vice President. She is also actively involved with the Virginia Art Education Association.

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