Sharon A. Thompson CEO & founder of Dream Workshop.
She is a veteran educator with more than ten years of experience teaching at New York City’s most prestigious independent schools. She has taught students from kindergarten through high school in Art, Science, English, History and Computer Science using the latest technology. Sharon began her career teaching at The Dalton School as a 1st grade teacher. As the middle school computer science teacher at Trinity School, Sharon founded an award winning robotics team. She was one of the organizers of the annual Robo-Expo for students to share their robotic creations.
Sharon graduated Groton School in Groton, MA. She has a bachelors degree in Art History from Wellesley College and a masters degree in Museum Education and Elementary Education at Bank Street College of Education. She is certified to teach 1st – 6th grades in New York state. She also studied Arabic and Greco – Roman Archaeology at Columbia University’s Amheida, Egypt excavation. Sharon’s education abroad includes Art History and Studio Art courses at Parson’s School of Design in Paris, France and Studio Art Center International in Florence, Italy. She has worked on archaeology excavations in China, Egypt, Israel and Belize. Sharon’s international experience and extensive travel have inspired her creative multi-cultural curricula and cultivate a broad global perspective in her students. She loves working with children and sharing her passion for museums.
Remember the Titans, Finding Forrester, Boyz n’ the Hood, School House Rock
Their Eyes Were Watching God, One Hundred Years of Solitude