Events
  • For the second year in a row, Otis will be hosting the Community Works Institute - Summer West. This is a five day professional development program for K-16 teachers focused on place based education, service learning and sustainability. There is a discounted rate for Otis faculty, staff, students and alumni to participate. Contact the Artists Community Teaching program for more info: act@otis.edu

  • Classes End.

  • I Know What You Did This Summer is a series of bi-weekly gatherings in the Bolsky Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design organized around informal slideshow presentations by curators, artists, writers and producers in the Los Angeles area. Taking the form of a personal travelogue, presenters will share places, experiences, and encounters during summer travel near and far. I Know What You Did This Summer is an occasion to enjoy drinks and conversation among friends, colleagues and our community.

    July 7: Anna Sew Hoy / Jesse Stecklow

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Debra Ballard

Debra Ballard
Department Chair, Director of Assessment
Bio/Affiliation: 

MA with distinction (English) Cal. State Univ. Northridge. BA summa cum laude (English) Univ. of Maryland. Completed Assessment Leadership Academy Educator with extensive curriculum design experience and leadership; published articles on education, portfolio use, assessment in addition to many conference presentations.

Otis TLC Technology Grant for a blog about teaching and learning, O Teaching Matters http://blogs.otis.edu/teachingmatters/

AWARDS/HONORS: 

Otis TLC Technology Grant: 2007
Teaching Excellence Award

Otis College Ranked 6th in Nation by The Economist