3/50 Seats Filled
Date - 11/02/2018
10:45 am - 12:00 pm
110 E. Main Street
Teachers and Administrators
Children are naturally curious. From the minute they gain control of their limbs, they strive to see how the world works. They explore, observe and imitate, trying to figure out how things operate and how to control themselves and their environments. This unrestricted exploration is not just fun for a young child but also makes connections in their brain and help them learn. Art is a natural activity to support free play in children that helps to build fine motor skills, improve cognitive development, math skills, and language skills. Come hear how a small town took the arts and created an environment of positive change and receive valuable tools you can easily incorporate in your classroom, school environment, and/or work place with little to no funding.
Carla S. Angus is the owner of Transforming Minds Consulting and Director of Dramatic Coffee
Carla Simon Angus, born and raised in the rural town of Lake City, SC, received her Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education and a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC. Upon graduation, Carla began a fifteen year career in education serving as an elementary classroom teacher, athletic coach, elementary and middle school vice-principal, curriculum coordinator, and elementary school principal. In 2012, Carla had the opportunity to utilize her talents and management skills to help the Lake City community enhance its educational and cultural advancement. Carla continues to work as a consultant with ArtFields in which she organizes and manages the ArtFields Jr. programs, coordinates ArtFields volunteers, and organizes and implements various other aspects of ArtFields. She also serves as the founder and director of a nonprofit organization called Dramatic Coffee Beans Inc. (DCB)which is composed of students from grades 8-12. This organization works to create innovative programs and events that stimulate and awaken students to make positive choices during challenging times. In addition, Carla presently serves as the Chairperson for the Lake City Boys and Girls Club and is a member of the Florence Regional Arts Alliance.
Carla now resides in Florence, SC, with her husband, Dr. Josh Angus, and their two boys, Noah
(12) and Nylan (8).