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Springboard for Learning - Stressing Arts Integration

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Susan Piontek

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In this week's installment of the Global Voice, I will be interviewing Sheroo Mukhtiar, Executive Director of Springboard for Learning. Springboard is a St. Louis based not-for-profit whose mission is to integrate arts education into the classroom. This powerful componentof injecting arts into the curriculum has been successful in enhancing the students learning experience.Sheroo has overall responsibility for the implementation of the mission, programs and funding for Springboard, as well as oversight of staff. She works closely with the Board on the strategic mission of the organization. Sheroo holds a master’s degree in social work from Washington University in St. Louis and a bachelor’s degree from the College of Social Work, Bombay, India. She served as the Executive Director for Almost Home for the past eight years. Born and raised in India, Sheroo brings an international outlook to Springboard. Her experiences help her relate to both our specialists from other countries and the increasingly diverse population that we serve. Please tune in and please call in with your questions or comments at 7 PM CST - 347-884-8988.