Sharon McCoubrey, BEd MEd PhD (UBC)
Research and Teaching Areas:
Art Education, Aboriginal
Teacher Education, Mentorship, Community Partnerships
Dr. Sharon McCoubrey is the Coordinator of Community Engagement for the Faculty of
Education at UBC Okanagan. She obtained her Bachelor of
Education and Master of Education Degrees from the University of
her Doctorate Degree from UBC, all in art education. She has been
the recipient of several Excellence in Art
Education Awards, and has also been presented with the Order of Lake
for her work in Public Art, a BC Achievement Award, and the UBC
Faculty Award for excellence in professional and community work.
of research include many aspects of art education and public art,
education, intergenerational learning, early learning, and aboriginal
Dr. McCoubrey is Past-President of the Canadian Society for
Education through Art and has been on the British Columbia Art Teachers'
Association Executive for over 20 years.
She is currently President of the Arts Council of the Central Okanagan,
serves on the UBC Okanagan Senate, Chairs the Lake Country Public Art
Commission, is President of the Lake Country Art Gallery Society, and is in her
13th year as Chairperson of Lake Country ArtWalk Festival. When possible, Sharon spends treasured time in her painting studio, or in the
peaceful gardens on their organic orchard in Lake Country, BC.
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