Karoline Myers

Des Moines Performing Arts
Education Manager
Karoline Myers serves as Education Manager for Des Moines Performing Arts, a national leader in arts education. Education and engagement initiatives under her direction impact more than 75,000 Iowans each year, including 50,000 students and teachers who attend curriculum-based matinee performances as part of the Applause Series field trip program. In addition to overseeing education initiatives around family, Broadway and other programming on Des Moines Performing Arts’ stages, she is a passionate supporter of teacher training in arts integration strategies. Through a joint initiative with Des Moines Public Schools and the John F. Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., she has almost a decade of experience coordinating arts integration workshops, in-depth courses and whole-school training on strategies that leverage the arts to increase learning and engagement for all students while also improving classroom culture.