Joyce Bucci is currently the Coordinator of Practicum, in the Master of Arts in Teaching Program at the Center for Art Education, where she coordinates and teaches all aspects of the Practicum sequence. These courses are Internship I: Teaching Art, Internship II: Interdisciplinary Teaching, Internship III: Student Teaching and Pro Seminar.
Joyce Bucci joined MICA's faculty in 2006. Having earned her BFA and MFA at MICA, Ms. Bucci returns after working for Baltimore County Public Schools as an art teacher, art museum liaison teacher, art specialist, and county art supervisor. As Art Supervisor she had the responsibility of co- supervising 320 art teachers in grades K through 12 in 167 schools. In addition, she managed curriculum writing workshops, designed professional workshops/seminars, and conducted classes for new teachers. During her years at BCPS Ms. Bucci co-wrote Developing Language and Literacy Through the Arts, using works from The Baltimore Museum of Art for Pre-K and Kindergarten Students. This interdisciplinary program was presented at the National Art Education Association Convention, 1994 and at the National, 1995. She also organized multiple countywide art exhibits in museums and galleries, wrote grants, coordinated the Artist in Residence program and was instrumental in moving the BCPS's photography program into the 21st century to include computers, digital imaging, and large format printing.
Through the years, Ms. Bucci has developed an excellent rapport with art educators at the county, state and national level. As Maryland Art Education Association President, Ms. Bucci organized conferences at MICA, UMBC, and Towson University and represented Maryland, at the Delegates Assembly at National conventions. Locally, she served on the Board of Trustees for the comtemporary museum, School 33 and lead former 1st Lady Ms. Glendening's art panel; organizing student art exhibits in the state buildings in Annapolis.
Joyce Bucci is delighted to continue working with the students and faculty in the MAT program at the Center for Art Education.
Awards & Recognition
NAEA Eastern Region Supervision and Administration Art Educator Award.
NAEA Outstanding Art Educator of Maryland.
NAEA Outstanding Art Educator, Baltimore County, MD.