About the Fine Arts Director of PVSchools

PVSchools Fine Arts Director Maureen Minnick

Mrs. Maureen Minnick

A graduate of Horizon High school’s choir and theater programs in 2000, Maureen received a Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Performance from the University of Arizona. Highlights from her days as a music student include singing with the Portland Symphony Orchestra, performing in the Arizona Opera Chorus, and working backstage in the costuming department on "Animazement - The Musical" at the Fantasyland Theater in Disneyland. She received her Master’s degree in Secondary Education from Arizona State University and her Administrative Certificate from Northern Arizona University. Maureen started her career teaching kindergarten in Korea, returned to PVSchools in 2010 and was a middle school teacher for seven years and high school administrator for five years. She is a member of Arizona School Administrators (ASA) and the National Association for Music Education (NAfME). Maureen is excited to continue the PV tradition of honoring and elevating the arts with our incredible PV teachers for our beloved students and community.

Ms. Kim Adams

Kim Adams serves as the Fine Arts Education Administrative Assistant. Her primary responsibilities include implementing the procedures and processes necessary to achieve the goals and objectives of the Fine Arts Department.

Mr. Nathan Laughlin

Nathan Laughlin serves as the district Auditorium Manager. He oversees auditorium operations and works with teachers and administrators to provide necessary support for school events.