Ms. Cosey

SKYE COSEY
Art Teacher

CONTACT
skye.cosey@oxfordschools.org
248.969.5075 Ext. 1573
                  

EDUCATION

B.A. in Art
Hillsdale College

M.Ed in Educational Leadership
Marygrove College

Endorsements
K-12 Art
7- 12 Psychology

JOINED OXFORD COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
August 2018

My teaching career actually began in Oxford in 2004, when I student taught at the middle school. After that, I headed to Rochester Community Schools for a year before I decided to pack up and head west! I spent 12 amazing years in Peoria, Arizona where I taught elementary art, as well as high school ceramics, in the Peoria Unified School District. While in Peoria, I coached many years of softball (I played college softball at Hillsdale College), and ran a number of various art/ceramics clubs.I moved back to Michigan this past June and I couldn't be more delighted to be back in Oxford, where it all started! I believe that art is inherent to who we are as human beings! Before we write our first letter, we draw. In my classroom, I foster the idea that creation is an instinct. It is a part of all of us. My goal is to show my students that we can (and will) improve that creative instinct through skills practice - just like dribbling a basketball, matching pitch in music, or practicing math facts. The more you practice, the better you become.I look forward to continuing the tradition of growing our creative student artists here in Oxford!
I have been happily married for the past 4 years! We have 6 wonderful fur babies; 2 dogs and 4 cats. In my free time, I love to create. My artistic passion is ceramics and I love throwing (building) clay on the potter's wheel. I am also an avid video game enthusiast. I love exploring virtual worlds and problem solving within games. Now that I'm back in Michigan, the thing I'm looking most forward to is the fall. I haven't gotten to see the leaves change in 12 years and I can hardly wait!