Celena Turney 

Celena Turney has consulted since 2005 for the California Alliance for Arts Education, the Los Angeles County Arts Commission, non-profit arts organizations, as well as for school districts in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties. She assists organizations in building capacity via strategic planning, project design, curriculum services, professional development, and program evaluation. Before becoming a consultant, Ms. Turney served as a classroom teacher, elementary arts specialist, and Literacy Coach for Los Angeles Unified School District. In 2017, she joined the Boys and Girls Club of the Peninsula as Curriculum Specialist. There, she is working on developing an intensive academic afterschool program, designed to boost literacy skills for elementary students falling below the proficiency benchmark. The new curricula will meaningfully integrate the arts, STEM, health and fitness with English language arts.