Diana Hawley has worked alongside students and teachers as a music educator, instructional coach, and curriculum coordinator in public, international, and charter schools for over twenty years. Currently, as an Instructional Design Strategist: Access & Inclusion in the Iowa City Community School District, Diana supports teachers, curriculum coordinators, school counselors, and district leaders as they aim to foster spaces of inclusion in all junior high and high school electives.


Diana finds Orff Schulwerk to be a resonant and resilient approach to music and movement education. Outside of the school year, Diana teaches levels (I & II) and curriculum courses in Orff Schulwerk at the University of Kentucky, University of St. Thomas (MN), and George Mason University (VA). Diana co-edited and authored Artful-Playful-Mindful in Action: Orff-Schulwerk Classroom Projects for a New Generation of Learners (2015) and serves on the editorial board of The Orff Echo and the associate editorial board of the International Journal of Education and the Arts


Diana is pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) in Music Education at Boston University. 

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