Tequila Kurth is an award-winning educator and leader, serving 11 years as a school administrator in three of the largest urban school districts in Wisconsin. She is also an artist and arts manager previously serving the Milwaukee and Chicago communities. Tequila advocates for a robust K-12 curriculum that integrates the visual, performing and multimedia arts in public schools.
Tequila is a member of the American Association of School Administrators (AASA), the American Art Therapy Association (AATA), the Wisconsin Association of School District Administrators (WASDA), the Association of Wisconsin School Administrators (AWSA) and the International Listening Association (ILA).
Before earning her Doctorate in Educational Leadership from National-Louis University, Tequila earned degrees from Alverno College (B.A. – Communications/Creative Arts/Management), Columbia College Chicago (M.A. – Arts Management, Music Business) and Cardinal Stritch University (M.S. – Educational Leadership).
Tequila was named a Milwaukee Business Journal 40 Under 40 honoree in 2013. She is poised to revolutionize hybrid learning models and the distance learning experience for multimedia arts students in the Midwest and throughout the United States.