To Be a Mountain Mover


A Mountain Mover By Sharon Lea I want to be a mountain mover mountains hold people back create walls of sadness that hide so much truth and beauty I want to push and kick away boulders so, beautiful ballerinas can twirl with grace and dignity wings without fear I want to be a mountain mover crushing boulders blocking the path...Read More

The Ripple Effect


When I’m out in the community and I tell people we run a College of the Arts for adults with special needs, a common response that I get is, “So you are training them for a vocation in the arts?” Certainly a valid question, and I find it an interesting challenge to convey the message that we are truly about...Read More

Celebrate Differences


Celebrate Differences by Sharon Lea, CAA Professor Just imagine a world where everyone is held up high towards the sun and given all the opportunities to be the best they can be. Just imagine a world where everyone is celebrated for who they are and given every advantage to live a rich, fulfilling life. Imagine a world where differences are...Read More

Jen Pleimann Mulry, CAA Mountain Mover, 2010 - 2017


It is with many mixed emotions that I finish up my time on CAA’s board as well as my role as board chair. I am proud to end my term (plus some) with a strong board of ten mighty members who I know will continue plowing through the mountain; with DeAnna and Pam energetically paving the path as they strive...Read More