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Ms. Lourdes Karas A.

Executive Director

Dress

Direct Phone: (304) ***-****       

Dress

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Dress for Success Pittsburgh is an independent affiliate of an international non-profit organization with presence in 134 cities and 16 countries across the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Latin America, the Netherlands and New Zealand. Dress for Success was fo... more

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Employment History

Director of The Center for Arts and Education

West Liberty State College

President, Council

Pittsburgh

Affiliations

Member
Kennedy Center

Board Member
Union Project

Member of the Steering Committee for the Arts Education Collaborative and the President of the Council
Western Pennsylvania Museum

Education

M.Ed.

University of Pittsburgh

bachelor's degree
history
Allegheny College

Web References (192 Total References)


West Virginia Division of Culture and History News

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"We are pleased to have the opportunity to partner with West Liberty University," said AEI Executive Director Lou Karas. "This collaboration will not only provide both AEI and West Liberty University with access to new resources, it will also provide opportunities to expand programs and services to support the arts and arts education in West Virginia schools."

Dr. Keely Camden, Dean for the College of Education, and Dr. Bill Baronak, Dean for the College of Arts and Communication at West Liberty University, co-authors with Karas on the grant, are working to involve faculty, staff, students, and the community in this collaborative effort.
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"We are privileged to be working with Lou Karas and AEI and are most grateful to the Benedum Foundation for their support of this collaboration and center," said Dr. Keely Camden.
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For more information about the new partnership, contact Ms. Karas at lkaras@aeiarts.org or 304-225-010.
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"We are pleased to have the opportunity to partner with VSA," said AEI Executive Director Lou Karas. "Their priority areas of Education Programs, Professional Development, Cultural Access and Inclusive Arts Services, and Public Awareness and Outreach are complementary to AEI's work to support the arts and arts education in West Virginia schools."
Over the coming year, AEI will form a VSA West Virginia Advisory Committee, conduct several needs assessments, and identify potential partners throughout the state. In addition, AEI will integrate VSA information and resources into its existing programs, resources and services.
For more information about AEI and VSA, contact Karas at lkaras@aeiarts.org or 304-225-0101.
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“One of our primary goals at AEI is to increase awareness of the importance and value that arts education brings to our public school students,� said Lou Karas, AEI executive director. “We are pleased that Chesapeake Energy chose to partner with us and help us emphasize that arts programs are a necessary component of public education for all students.
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To be nominated for the recognition, a student must meet five criteria, according to Karas. A student must: • Be a junior or senior attending a West Virginia public school • Participate on an ongoing basis in a visual or performing arts program and have mastered that art or progressed in the field as a result of school-related activities • Be in good academic standing • Participate in other extracurricular activities or community activities that do not have to be arts related • Demonstrate leadership skills Students may be nominated by school personnel and community members by completing the nomination form on the AEI web site, www.aeiarts.org or via www.surveymonkey.com/s/student-artist. Print copies of the nomination form are available by contacting Karas via Email or calling 304-225-0101.
Lou Karas Executive Director Appalachian Education Initiative 111 High Street Morgantown, WV 26505 304/225-0101


:: Appalachian Education Initiative ::

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Lourdes A. Karas Executive Director

While AEI's mission is to provide arts education advocacy, research and program services in West Virginia, the organization's leaders are immersed in the fulfillment of its ambitious objectives. In fact, it is one woman's passion.
Lourdes (Lou) A. Karas serves as the executive director of The Appalachian Education Initiative, a role that she accepted with great determination in 2005.
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:: Appalachian Education Initiative ::

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"One of our primary goals at AEI is to increase awareness of the importance and value that arts education brings to our public school students," said Lou Karas, AEI executive director.

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To be nominated for the recognition, a student must meet five criteria, according to Karas. A student must... Be a junior or senior attending a West Virginia public school,


:: Appalachian Education Initiative ::

www.appalachianeducationinitiative.org [cached]

"One of our primary goals at AEI is to increase awareness of the importance and value that arts education brings to our public school students," said Lou Karas, AEI executive director.

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To be nominated for the recognition, a student must meet five criteria, according to Karas. A student must... Be a junior or senior attending a West Virginia public school,


:: AEI and Chesapeake Energy - Student Artist of the Month Program ::

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"One of our primary goals at AEI is to increase awareness of the importance and value that arts education brings to our public school students," said Lou Karas, AEI executive director.

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To be nominated for the recognition, a student must meet five criteria, according to Karas. A student must

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