Robin Koo


Robin Koo is currently the Studio Teacher at Packer Collegiate Institute. Robin was the Program Director of Teaching Beyond the Square from 2013-2018. In 2015, when Teaching Beyond the Square hosted the Wonder of Learning Exhibit Robin was the chair of the Atelier Committee, which created the Natural Materials and Light & Shadow Ateliers. During her tenure as Program Director, Robin worked closely with a variety of public schools and UPK centers, and private early childhood school communities, supporting them as they moved towards an inquiry-based approach to teaching. She began her teaching career at Beginnings in 2001, first as a classroom teacher in the 2s and 4/5s, and then as the Studio Teacher starting in 2006. In 2007, she helped establish the Materials Center. Robin is an Adjunct Instructor at NYU SCPS teaching courses for their Childcare Management diploma program. She received her M.A. in Art & Art Education from Teachers College, and her B.A. in Visual Art & Art History from Bowdoin College.