Dr. Tammy Clemons has more than two decades of experience as a media artist and educator who has researched, written about, and presented on media-related topics. She has taught media in formal and informal settings, including college-level courses, summer camps, conference workshops, and one-on-one mentoring/collaboration. She has completed 6 of 8 micro-credentials required for the PBS/KQED Media Literacy Educator Certification, and she helped consult with Kentucky Educational Television to update their “Media Arts Toolkit” of K-12 resources for teachers. Dr. Clemons is an adjudicated Teaching Artist Directory member for both the Kentucky Arts Council and Partners for Education at Berea College. She recently worked as an artist mentor with the PFE Appalachian Teaching Artist Fellowship, and she is the recipient of the 2022 Appalachian Arts & Entertainment (Appy) Award for Best Arts Educator.