LEED, AKBD, Senior Manager of Education + Experience, Chicago Architecture Foundation
You can learn a great deal about your surroundings just by looking carefully and asking critical questions. Visual literacy and ‘learning to look’ helps children understand the built environment, their neighborhoods and themselves. Through inquiry-based questioning, children can see and appreciate their surroundings in a more meaningful way. Session will include how to incorporate visual literacy into classrooms and the art of question asking.
Angela Esposito joined CAF/CAC in the spring of 2016. As the Senior Manager of Education and Experience her initiative is to educate Chicago’s youth, as well as training the CAC staff and volunteers who lead student experiences. In her role she is responsible for training, coaching and implementing CAC’s mission on engagement and interpretation of the built landscape. Ms. Esposito is also passionate about gaining access and exposure for underrepresented students in STEAM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) such as architecture, engineering and urban planning. Prior to her role at the Chicago Architecture Center, Ms. Esposito worked in the fields of architecture and design for over 13 years.