Rebecca Recco is the art teacher at Sissonville Elementary. She also teaches at Edgewood and Mary C. Snow West Side Elementary. Her program is based on the STEAM philosophy, which adds the “A” from “Art” to STEM (Science Technology, Engineering, and Math skills) to maximize on 21st century skills. Mrs. Recco was awarded the DOW Stem-the-Gap grant this year, and has also been chosen to participate in the National Coalition for Core Arts Standards Media Arts Pilot Program, which will help art teachers across the nation find ways to implement the new arts standards. Mrs. Recco lives in Charleston with her husband, Isaac; children Isaac, Joseph, Olivia, Jonathan, and Kelan, and cat, Driveway.