|Department:||Art and Design Education|
|Office Location:||Art Building, Room 203D|
- Ph.D., Art Education, Northern Illinois University, 2017
- M.A., Art Education, New York University, 2006
- B.F.A., Industrial Design with a minor in Architecture, Carnegie Mellon University, 2002
- The New Teacher Project: Certification for Special Education, 2003
- ARTE 343 Art and Technology in K-12 Classrooms
- ARTE 488/588 Student Teaching in Art Education
- ARTE 783 Doctoral Seminar in Art Education
- ARTE 479/679 Art for Populations with Special Needs
- Disability Issues in Art Education
- Media Literacy and Technology in Art Classrooms
- Project-Based Learning and Art Education
- Gross, K (2019). Inclusive approaches to art education. In R. Hickman (Ed.). The International Encyclopedia of Art Education. Wiley Blackwell.
- Gross, K. (2020). Social interaction development in inclusive art rooms. International Journal of Education through Art. 16(1), 129-142.
- Gross, K. (2020). Visual arts content literacy: A partnership between art educators and special educators. Teaching Exceptional Children. Retrieved from:https://doi.org/10.1177/0040059919894269
- Gross, K. (2018). Representation, re-presentation, and representin’ through Graphic Novels. Synnyt/Origins, Finnish Studies in Art Education. 2(2018), 25-40. Retrieved from:https://wiki.aalto.fi/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=145101810
- Gross, K. & Gross, S. (2016). Transformation: Constructivism, design thinking, and elementary STEAM. Art Education: The Journal of the National Art Education Association. 69(6), 36-43.
Professional Affiliations/Leadership Roles
- Instructional Designer and Teacher for Rubber Band Project, Leads bi-monthly classes on STEAM in public elementary school, Leads in-service training and volunteers for STEAM events
- Secretary for Special Interest Group, Caucus of Social Theory in Art Education
- Executive Committee Board Member International Conference on Disability, Arts, and Education
- Delegate Representative at the National Art Education Association’s Annual Conference for the Special Interest Group, Disability Studies in Arts Education