To create a viable applied arts curriculum that is interconnected to all disciplines, driven by current and relevant content. Supported through instruction,discussion and critical analysis. With emphasis on interactive components throughout the “Art Experience” creating “ Future Ready” students for a ever growing creative class and economy.
My name is Killian Williams I am a visual arts teacher at Hahnville High School in St. Charles Parish. I am educator of 8 plus years experience, and accomplished artist and advocate for education of the creative class within public schools. I began my path as a teacher in the University setting of ULL in Lafayette . I believe in Transformative Civic Education, as a leader I am focused on modeling the attributes of a great educator, through practice and pedagogy.
My mission is to TEACH ,LEAD and CREATE .
I TEACH To prepare students to be creative, critical and responsive professionals through fine arts, design and performance programs.With emphasis creating “ Future Ready” students for a ever growing creative class.
I LEAD through my examples of service to students and communities by means of collaborative, innovative, opportunities and partnerships.
I CREATE viable arts curriculums ,opportunities for students to safely express themselves, positive environments where peers feel supported coupled with instruction,discussion and critical analysis.
I am influenced most by artist Joseph Beuys and Anselm Kiefer the writings of Carl Jung and Educational Leader Patty Bode’
My current favorite quote :
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” – Albert Einstein