About Dr. Artie Almeida
Dr. Artie Almeida is the music specialist at Bear Lake Elementary school in Apopka FL, where she teaches 1100 K-5 students. Her dynamic performing groups have performed for MENC, AOSA, and on the NBC Today Show.
Artie was chosen as Florida Music Educator of the Year, and was also selected as an International Educator 2006 by the Cambridge England Biographical Society. She was a Teacher of the Year at the school level 6 times, and was recently chosen as a University of Central Florida College of Education Alumni of the Decade.
In addition to her public school teaching duties, Artie is an adjunct professor at the University of Central Florida, teaches applied saxophone lessons, and performs on historical winds with the early music ensemble Ars Antiqua.