North Central College - Naperville, IL

Helen Goren Shafton M ’05

Helen Goren Shafton M ’05 released the Second Edition of “A Curriculum for Special Education Art,” a guide to teaching art to children with disabilities in the classroom and other settings. It includes illustrated lessons with step-by-step instructions, written for teachers and parents. Shafton has been working with students with a variety of cognitive and motor disabilities in her art room for more than 13 years. She was a Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Power of Art award recipient for 2010 and published articles in “School Arts Magazine” and “Teaching Tolerance Magazine.” She earned her bachelor’s degree in art education from the University of Wisconsin.