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October 24, 2013

Addison staffer goes full circle

Christine Jee has joined the staff of the Addison Gallery of American Art on the campus of Phillips Academy as its new education associate for school and community collaborations.

In her role with the museum’s education department, Jee will serve as its primary liaison with area schools and community organizations.

She brings extensive experience with students as well as a long history with the Addison to the position.

Jee grew up in Andover, and her relationship with the Addison dates back to her years as a student at Doherty Middle School, where field trips to the gallery were a highlight of her experience.

Prior to joining Addison, Jee worked as a classroom teacher at the Frost School in Lawrence from 2005 to 2012 and frequently partnered with Addison on programs for her students.

”During her seven years as a teacher in Lawrence, Christine masterfully integrated the Addison’s exhibitions and permanent collection into her classroom curriculum, inspiring a love of learning and art in hundreds of students,” Rebecca Hayes, Addison’s curator of education, said in a release.

In addition to her teaching experience in Lawrence, Jee was a founding director of the Slice of Bread Loaf Writing Workshop, a two-week, youth-run program modeled after the Lawrence Student Writers Workshop for students in grades one through five, of which she served as co-director.

Jee has a master’s degree in education with a concentration in arts in education from the Graduate School of Education at Harvard University.

Addison Gallery partners extensively with teachers and students from area schools throughout the Merrimack Valley and beyond, and has in particular enjoyed long-term relationships with many of the schools in Lawrence. To learn more about Addison’s free educational programs, visit www.addisongallery.org.

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