Dr. Alison E. Leonard, Assistant Professor of Arts and Creativity in Teacher Education, explores arts education, theories of embodiment and learning, and dance in education. Prior to her scholarly work, she danced professionally and taught PK-16 students. Check her out in her former life in the dance pictures to the right! Many notice that she is always dancing, even at her laptop. In designing the AC Lab, she hopes to inspire educators in the arts and to nurture their creative and artistic capacities.