Beverly Harding Buehler (pronouns She/Her) is the Director of Arts Education and Arts Impact at the Puget Sound Educational Service District. She manages all of Arts Impact's programs including arts infused professional learning for Pre-K-Grade 12 teachers, artist residencies, and U.S. Department of Education Arts in Education research projects. Ms. Harding Buehler is an experienced curriculum specialist, and oversees all curriculum development and assessments for Arts Impact. She also presents locally, regionally and nationally on arts education and its importance in closing opportunity gaps for children of color and those experiencing poverty. In addition to her work for Arts Impact, Ms. Harding Buehler is a print maker, installation artist and author and illustrator of children's books. Prior to accepting fulltime work with Arts Impact in 2011, Ms. Harding Buehler worked as a museum educator, teaching artist and arts education consultant for over 20 years. She joined Arts Impact as an Artist Mentor in 2002. The National Art Education Association honored Ms. Harding Buehler with the Pacific Region Museum Educator of the Year award in 2005.