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CEC Team

Terri Shockley by Christopher

Executive Director 


Theresa (Terri) Shockley is an artist turned arts administrator, currently serving as the executive director
of the Community Education Center (CEC) since 2001. Shockley has responsibility for organizational and program management of the CEC. She works with the
CEC board to raise and manage the $200K plus annual budget. Under her leadership, CEC has been the
recipient of numerous grants including the city’s Capital Grant for Arts and Culture, Pew Dance Advance,
PA Council of the Arts and the Knight Arts Challenge Matching Grant.



Technical Director

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Ellen Tiberino 

Assistant Director 

Ellen Tiberino is a mosaic artist born and raised in West Philadelphia. She comes from a family of renowned visual artists.  Ellen has exhibited in numerous galleries in Philadelphia and New York .  Including the Sande Webster gallery, Gallery 22, Rosemont College and the African  American Museum .  Ellen  has conducted numerous workshops for different organizations including Mural Arts programs, Living Cities, People's Emergency Center and  independently in different communities.

     Her work  can be found in various collections. Ellen Tiberino’s work is inspired by her love of nature, travel and family. 

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