Ardina Greco

San Francisco Art Institute – B.A.
Columbia University – Ed.M.

Professional focus: Teach Art AB , Honors Art. I advise in VWS, I’m the co-dorm head of Jones and a BIPOC dorm advisor. My professional focus is art education. I have enjoyed working in the boarding program at Webb and plan to continue this professionally. I have also enjoyed working with BIPOC students this year and hope to continue to support these students at Webb.

Scholarly or professional activities: In summer 2022, I attended a TABS conference on boarding schools. I began teaching online for The Art of Education University this year. I teach Assessment in Art, Capstone Research and Mission of Teaching. I continued to participate in Emplacement Society trips over summer and led my family on our first backpacking expedition together. Prior to teaching at Webb, I was a freelance museum educator and professor of museum education at Teachers College, Columbia University in New York City.

Years as an educator: 20, with the last seven at Webb

Grew up: I’m originally from Orange County, California and my family still lives there.

Live on campus: Yes

Favorite spot at Webb: My home

Favorite music or musician: Jefferson Airplane – I love Grace Slick

Favorite book or author: I love reading James Reynolds books with my 8-year-old son. Just try to read Look Both Ways without crying. The writer who has impacted my teaching the most is John Dewey.

Favorite TV show or movie: The Darjeeling Limited

Saturday routine: Clean, long walk, burger bar, off to camp.