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Mrs. Joy Williams

Cypress Lake Middle School Art Teacher and Department Head 2012-Present

Diplomat Middle School Art Teacher 2005-2012

Lee County School District – Outstanding Art Teacher for Middle School 2009


Professional Affiliations:

National Museum of Women in the Arts (Washington, D.C.)

The Alliance for the Arts (Fort Myers, FL)


Art Courses at Cypress Lake Middle:


Art in World Cultures




Intermediate Art will be offered in the Spring



Two Dimensional Studio (Advanced Art)



Three Dimensional Studio (Portfolio Art)


Art Criticism and Aesthetics – Teach students how to describe, analyze, interpret and judge Art

Art History – Teach historical context to appreciate Art created across time and cultures

Art Creation – Teach skills and techniques, the Elements of Art and the Principles of Design

Application to Life – Help students connect the visual arts to other disciplines and the world

All lessons are based on Florida’s Next Generation Sunshine State Standards

Textbook used is Art Talk by Rosalind Ragans