Coreysha Stone is an educator and artist exploring ecological systems-based education and expression. Coreysha received her Master of Arts in Teaching from Maine College of Art for K-12 Art Education and holds her Maine state teacher certification. She received her Associates Degree in Applied Science for Occupational Therapy and has provided early intervention/school-based services in both rural and urban settings. Coreysha’s Bachelor Degree is in Human Ecology from College of the Atlantic, where she focused in fine art and natural sciences.
Coreysha has always felt a strong connection between art and the natural world, and has used those interests to self publish children’s books intended to develop appreciation of nature. Coreysha’s experience with children includes: early intervention, working in a Reggio Emilia inspired private pre-school, public preschool through high school classrooms, and preschool through middle school special education. Her art training encompasses many mediums including ceramics, weaving, sculpture, jewelry making, and painting. Coreysha feels excited to join Chewonki and to have the opportunity to collaborate with students and teachers to integrate meaningful visual arts programming within place based experiences.