J Johnson
Phone: 219-764-6552

Mrs. Sheffer
Miss Sheffer
Welcome to Art!
Mrs. Johnson:
This is Mrs. Johnson 3rd year teaching in Portage. She splits her time between Aylesworth and Central Elementary schools. She is really enjoying her classes this year! Mrs. Johnson has always loved Art and has been finding ways to teach others about her love of Art since she was in high school. She received her bachelor's degree from Trinity Christian College in 2007. Mrs. Johnson double majored in art education and studio art, and minored in education and art history. She currently lives in Illinois with her husband Branden, and their Chihuahua Friday. Her hobbies include: watching movies, drawing, painting, shopping, baking, and playing games with family and friends.
Miss Sheffer:

This will be Miss Sheffer's 4th year teaching in Portage and 7th year teaching art all together. She splits her teaching time between Aylesworth and Kyle Elementary Schools. Miss Sheffer has been an art lover since childhood and has kept that passion alive with her love of teaching. She received her bachelors degree from Ball State University with a major in Art Education and a concentration in painting. She currently lives in Valparaiso with her two cats Penrose and Finnegan. In her free time, Miss Sheffer enjoys painting, drawing, reading, and movies. For more information about what's going on in Miss Sheffer's classroom, click here.


Our student artists work very hard. Please enjoy the pictures of our students and their work in the Art Gallery. Each project we do in class is carefully planned to be challenging, engaging, and educational, while following state standards for the visuals arts.


Click on one of the quick links below to access resources that the students use in our classroom.