Dr. Cheryl Iozzo has been an art educator for the Greenwich Connecticut Public Schools since 1994. She strives to teach from a transdisciplinary approach where student learning is accelerated through the visual arts within interdisciplinary lessons. Cheryl holds a BFA from UMass Lowell, a MAT from the Rhode Island School of Design, an Ed.M from Teachers College, Columbia University, and an Ed.D from TC, Columbia University. In February of 2017, Cheryl was invited to Guatemala to meet partners based on five years of cross-cultural art exchanges through Creative Connections, an international cultural education organization. She co-led multiple workshops based on her experiences to over 40 educators in the rainforest region of Guatemala. Dr. Iozzo was the 2014 Greenwich Teacher of the Year and a 2015 CT Teacher of the Year Semifinalist.