Samantha Dominguez has been teaching for 12 years, six of which have been as the art director at The Gooden School. Samantha grew up in Los Angeles and attended California State University, Northridge where she received her bachelor’s degree in art education. She continued her teaching career by completing her Single Subject Credential in art, her Multiple Subject Credential, as well as her master’s degree in education. Samantha teaches with the philosophy that the process, not the product, is the key to growing as an artist and to learn from constructive criticism and mistakes. She has spent the last six years developing the art curriculum and implementing the standards for a successful art program.