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Becky Slogeris

MICA Social Design
Becky Slogeris is the Associate Director at the Center for Social Design at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) where she is responsible for program coordination, operations and communications for various initiatives engaging MICA students and faculty in social innovation projects in Baltimore, nationally and internationally. She runs the Center's Education and Youth Initiative, which uses collaborative and human-centered processes to explore the most pressing needs of young people in and out of the classroom.
Becky comes to MICA from the Baltimore Urban Debate League, where she developed Common Core aligned professional development and curriculum around argumentation for Baltimore City Public School teachers. Her work is focused on designing project-based curriculum and tools for teachers that empower students to create change in their communities. Past partners include Teach for All, the White House's My Brother's Keeper Initiative, and 826 DC. Her teaching experience includes work with the Children’s Defense Fund and Elev8 Baltimore as a Freedom Schools Servant Leader Intern and Out-of-School Time Coach at Collington Square Elementary in Baltimore and with CUNY's College Now Program as a an instructor for the Center for Urban Pedagogy in New York. She's developed national project-based curriculum for FEMA, the USDA's Animal Plant Health Inspection Service, and First the Seed Foundation.
Becky is currently the Social Design Instructor for Wide Angle Youth Media's Attendance and Design Team, where she leads a team of high school students to create solutions to issues around attendance, suspension and student transportation in partnership with Baltimore City Public Schools.
Becky also teaches in MICA’s undergraduate graphic design department, MA/MBA, and MPS in Information Visualization programs.
Becky was recognized by Graphic Design USA as a 2012 Student to Watch, and received a Robert W. Deutsch Foundation Social Design Fellowship to continue her work on the BMore Fit Teacher Toolkit, an exercise tool for engaging students and improving their academic performance in the classroom, the Baltimore CARES Service-Learning Curriculum, a guidebook for revitalizing vacant lots with high school students, and The Baltimore Textbook, an interactive urban theory guide for middle school students. Her work has been featured in the book Thinking With Type from Princeton Architectural Press.
She is a graduate of MICA with a BFA in graphic design and an MA in Social Design.
Education

MA, Social Design, 2012, Maryland Institute College of Art

BFA, Graphic Design, 2011, Maryland Institute College of Art

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