Beth Sarver received her Bachelors in Fine Art with an emphasis in Sculpture and Arts Education from the University of Kansas. Beth is trained to deliver the Mindful Schools curriculum. Beth is also a certified leader of InterPlay; which is a pedagogy for cultivating mindfulness through creativity, performance and play. Beth is a regional leader and master trainer in Trauma Informed Care, Trauma Sensitive Schools and Building Resilience Culture.
Beth has over 13 years of experience as an artist educator in a wide variety of non-traditional settings including: juvenile detention centers, foster care group homes and fine art studios of all kinds. For two years she was the Lead Artist for Accessible Arts’ Discovery Trails Trip, where she designed program curriculum of integrated arts instruction paired with a historical service learning adventure on the Oregon and California Trails with visually impaired teens from all over the USA! Beth is also an award winning Youth Mentor for the Juvenile Rehabilitation Administration of Seattle, WA. Whether she is teaching a parent-child play group or a resilience training for KC Metro first-responders, Beth brings a grounded creative spirit to all of her teaching.
In her free time, Beth loves to practice mindfulness, dance, garden, read about the resilient nature of the brain, play with her 7 year old sidekick.