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Local educator chosen by Tennessee Arts Academy


Newport Grammar School music teacher, Robyn Elkins is pictured with Robert
Sherman, composer of Disney musicals such as "Mary Poppins", "Chitty, Chitty
Bang, Bang" and "Summer Magic".
Published: 10:18 AM, 10/04/2012

Source: The Newport Plain Talk

Robyn Self Elkins, music teacher at Newport Grammar School, was selected to attend the 2012 Tennessee Arts Academy in July.

The Academy is a nationally-recognized flagship program of intensive teacher training in art, music, and drama/theater sponsored by the Arts Education Program of the Tennessee Department of Education.

The Tennessee Arts Academy is a nationally acclaimed summer professional development program in arts education for teachers and administrators held on the campus of Belmont University in Nashville.  Participants, representing school districts throughout the state, are chosen from among hundreds of art, music and theater classroom teachers.

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