Barbara Sunday began her teaching career in Jamaica, West Indies, and taught AP Studio Art at Sentinel Secondary School in West Vancouver, Canada, for many years. Barb is also an experienced elementary teacher, has served as a District Art Coordinator, and has lectured in Art Education at both The University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University. Barb has served as President of BCATA and has presented a range of workshops for BCATA, CSEA, and NAEA.
Barb has been an AP Studio Art Reader for 16 years and has served as a Table Leader at the Reading for 4 years. She has given numerous AP and Pre-AP workshops across Canada, in the Western US Region, and internationally for MAIS, NESA, EARCOS, AISA, and ASIJ. She has presented summer institutes in Detroit, USD, Bellevue, Hawaii, Chicago, Las Vegas, Victoria, West Vancouver, Vancouver WA, Toronto, UBC, and Dominican University. Barb has recently presented the AP Art and Design session for teachers at events in Monterrey, Shenzhen, and in Berlin. Barb has been the recipient of the NAEA Pacific Region Art Educator of the Year Award, the Canadian Art Educator of the Year, the BCATA Art Teacher of The Year Award, and BCATA honorary life membership in 2020. She has given several short and full-day sessions for the Annual Advanced Placement Conference and has served 3 years on their Steering Committee. Recently, Barb has presented online sessions through the AP International office.