Key Personnel

All Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts and Education Complex efforts are administered by Maria E. Fránquiz, incoming Dean of the College of Education, and Dean Raymond Tymas-Jones, College of Fine Arts, who also serves as Associate Vice President for the Arts. They manage the faculty, academic administrators, and staff in both Colleges who are responsible for implementing the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Elementary Arts Learning Program pre-service and professional development programs, as well as curriculum design, research, evaluation, and project fundraising.

Dean Raymond Tymas-Jones
Dean Raymond Tymas-Jones
Maria E. Fránquiz

"The arts can profoundly change children's lives and are a critical tool for improving student achievement.  The Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts and Education Complex will allow us to push arts integration efforts forward by leaps and bounds through academic research; interdisciplinary pre-service teacher and arts specialist training; professional development for teachers and education leaders; and programming for schools, youth and families."
- Michael Hardman, former Dean of the College of Education