Beth Klingher is an artist and educator. She taught middle school math in the New Haven Public Schools for ten years, and is currently a teaching artist working with schools all over Connecticut to integrate art into their curriculum, with a specific emphasis on math. Previous to her career as a teacher, Beth founded and served as the President of Willow Solutions, a technology company that provides custom software solutions to the financial industry.
Beth holds a Master degree from the MIT Sloan School of Management and an undergraduate degree from Hamilton College. She is certified by the state of Connecticut as a middle school math teacher.
As an artist, Beth works in mosaics using tiles, stone and broken pottery to create individual art pieces as well as community-based murals. Beth has lived and worked in New Haven for over 30 years.
Beth is thrilled to be on the Common Ground Board and looks forward to working with students, teachers and staff to continue the growth and development of Common Ground.