J. Wayne and Delores Barr Weaver Educator for Family and Children’s Programs
Elizabeth Miron graduated from the University of North Florida in 2007 with a bachelor's degree in fine arts in painting and drawing. While at UNF, she studied both education and art history. After graduation, she worked for Duval County Public Schools as an elementary art teacher. After her first year of teaching, she was elected Teacher of the Year at Whitehouse Elementary. In 2012, Elizabeth began working for MOCA Jacksonville as a part-time educator, eventually growing her position into the J. Wayne and Delores Barr Weaver Educator for Family and Children's Programs. At MOCA, she oversees programming for children and families, serving about 16,000 students a year. She creates and evaluates curriculum for all programs, oversees the delivery of all outreach, tours, and educational initiatives, creates age-sensitive in-gallery activities and guides, and oversees three educators. She has presented at the Florida Art Educators Association conference, Southeastern Museums Conference, and National Art Educators Association conference. She is also the museum division director for the Florida Art Educators Association, where she reports on division initiatives, interprets trends in museum education, and writes for the association's magazine Fresh Paint.