Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelors of Fine Arts (BFA) - Art Education, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro Masters of Arts in Education (MAEd) - Art Education, East Carolina University Add On Licensure - Educational Administration, High Point University
Mrs. Leigh Ann Little
Leigh Ann Little is the Director of Fine Arts for Guilford County Schools. Leigh Ann started her career in Visual Arts as a teacher at Northeast Guilford High, where she was the Varsity Co-ed Swim Coach and served one year as an Administrative Intern while continuing to teach Visual Art. After seven years of teaching at Northeast, Leigh Ann moved to Eastern Guilford High to teach Visual Art and coach swimming. In 2015, she made the move to the district level as a Personalized Learning Coordinator with the goals of helping to improve teacher instruction by personalizing lessons to meet the needs of all students (similar to what arts teachers do every day!).
In 2006, Leigh Ann received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art Education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. After a brief break from higher education, Leigh Ann completed her Master of Arts in Education with a concentration in Art Education from East Carolina University in 2009. Finally, in 2011, she completed a licensure add on in Educational Administration from High Point University. Leigh Ann resides in Greensboro, NC with her husband Justin.
Degrees and Certifications:
Doctor of Musical Arts - UNC Greensboro Master of Music - UNC Greensboro Bachelor of Music, Music Education - UNC Greensboro NC Professional Educator's License, Music K-12
Dr. Andrew Dancy
Dr. Andrew Dancy is the Coordinator of Fine Arts for Guilford County Schools. He holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). He also completed a Master of Music and Bachelor of Music from UNCG. Dr. Dancy is passionate about sharing his love of music and the arts with students of all ages. He was previously Director of Choirs at Northwest Guilford High School, where he conducted three choirs in the Viking Voices choral program and taught AP Music Theory. He has held teaching positions in K-12 music classrooms throughout NC and was named Teacher of the Year at Winget Park Elementary in Charlotte, NC. His choral groups regularly received Superior and Excellent ratings at regional & state contests and festivals. He serves on the staff each summer at the UNCG Summer Music Camp, where he accompanies and directs middle and high school choirs. Dr. Dancy has also held arts administration positions with the Music Academy of North Carolina and Greensboro CityArts (now Creative Greensboro).
Dr. Dancy is a member of the National Association for Music Education, North Carolina Music Educators Association, American Choral Directors Association, and Mu Phi Epsilon Music Honors Fraternity. He performs frequently as accompanist for many of the outstanding choral and theatre programs throughout NC and has presented concerts at numerous locations, including the Piccolo Spoleto Festival, the National Conference on Percussion Pedagogy, North Carolina Day of Percussion, Percussive Arts Society National Convention, Charleston Southern University, NC A&T State University, and Greensboro College.