Michele Agosto serves as the Supervisor of Curriculum in Art Education for the Buffalo City School District, working directly with the department’s 80 art teachers. Previously she taught art to BPS students in grades 3-8 for 10 years. She is also serves on the board of directors of the Hispanic Heritage Council of Western New York.
Michele received a BFA in Photography from the School of Visual Arts in New York City, graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology’s School of Art and Design with a MST in Art Education. In 2003, Ms. Agosto graduated from the University at Buffalo’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy’s Leadership Initiative for Tomorrow’s Schools program with a M.Ed. in Educational Administration, earning advanced certification in School District Administration, Specialist in Educational Administration.
Michele has exhibited her photography throughout New York where she has received several recognitions. In addition, she has received the 1st Annual Western New York Hispanic Heritage Award (2008), Woman of Distinction: National PTA Award (2010); Mayoral Hispanic Heritage Award in the Arts (2012), and the New York State Art Teacher Association Art Educator of the Year Award- Regional (2012).