An exciting professional development opportunity coming up on August 8, 2013.Presented by the Arts Council of Mendocino County with support from the Community Foundation of Mendocino County.
Facilitated by veteran artists and teachers, the 2nd annual GASP (Get Arts in Schools Program) Integrating the Arts Across the Curriculum Institute brings together teachers and artists from across the county to engage in hands-on sessions introducing model projects that offer tools and resources for integrating the arts into K-12 teaching. If you would like to further develop how to connect your art with students' curricula, then this is for you!
"I was thrilled to attend your workshop. The artists/teachers/presenters were magnificent! One of the best workshops I have ever attended! All in all, what a wonderful gift to our teaching community. I came away from the event with a new appreciation for my own creativity and the light and happiness it brings to me." -- August 2012 Institute Participant
• Be introduced to approaches for integrating multi-disciplinary arts into the core curriculum and take away the supporting resource materials to do so;
• Be able to earn professional development credit through Humboldt State University;
• Have an opportunity to network with other educators and artists from throughout the County;
• Have an opportunity to learn about the Arts Council's GASP Program which supports artists and integrated arts projects in K-12 schools in Mendocino County.
As there are limited available spaces you are encouraged to register by June 1st.
Open Eyes, Hearts, Hands and Minds—The Transformative Power of Learning Through the Arts.
The Arts Council of Mendocino County Get Arts in the Schools Program (GASP) invites you to join us at the 2nd Annual! Open Eyes, Hearts, Hands and Minds—The Transformative Power of Learning Through the Arts day-long integrating the arts across the curriculum institute for teachers and artists:
Thursday, August 8th, 2013
9:00 am - 4:00 pm (or 4:30 pm for optional HSU credit or GASP information sessions)
$25 (lunch included)
at Near and Arnold’s School of Performing Arts and Cultural Education (SPACE) at 508 West Perkins Street, Ukiah, CA
Building on the success of the first institute, presented by the Arts Council’s Get Arts in the School Program (GASP) and sponsored by the Community Foundation of Mendocino County, the August 2013 institute features sessions that explore the elements of art through the visual, performing and multimedia arts. Facilitated by veteran artists and teachers, sessions will introduce model projects that offer tools and resources for integrating the arts into K-12 teaching and learning in the sciences, language arts, math, history and the arts.
The institute features four new inspiring, hands-on sessions focused on bringing the arts into the classroom through Exploring The Water Cycle Through Music, Using Great Artists To Inspire Great Art Experiences, Building Life Skills Through Theater Arts and Hands-On Math Through Fine Woodworking.
The $25 registration fee covers all materials and includes lunch with an optional opportunity to receive professional development credit through Humboldt State University Office of Extended Education or, if you are a Mendocino County teacher or artist, to learn more about the Get Arts in the Schools Program and applying for GASP grants.
This program is made possible through a grant to the Arts Council of Mendocino County from the Community Foundation of Mendocino County.