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Classified Ad: Northeast Region Teaching Artist Training Series

Posted: January 17, 2018
Category: Classes/Conferences/Webinars
End Date: May 5, 2018

Description:

Beginning February 3, and running monthly through May, VSA Vermont is partnering with Catamount Arts, River Arts, WonderArts, and the Vermont Arts Council to offer the Northeast Region Teaching Artist Training Series.

The series of professional development workshops is designed to provide introductory information on inclusive teaching methods focusing on accessible practices, social and emotional learning, arts integration, and Universal Design for Learning. All workshops will include hands-on arts exploration as well as time to connect with other teaching artists, community arts leaders, and the instructor, VSA Vermont teaching artist Alexandra Turner. The workshops can be taken independently or as the full series of four trainings.

There is no fee to participate in the workshops. Registration is required. Interested persons can visit link or call 802-871-5002 for more information. Individuals may make accessibility requests by contacting VSA Vermont at 802-871-5002 or by emailing info@vsavt.org.

The four workshops will include:

1.) Social Emotional Learning for Teaching Artists Part I: Saturday, February 3, 9:30am-12:00pm at Catamount Arts, St. Johnsbury
In this workshop, teaching artists will learn about inclusive teaching methods and be able to identify basic concepts in social emotional learning. Teaching artists will come away with a working knowledge of the role of social emotional learning in educational settings, and what they can do to boost engagement of the students with whom they work. This workshop will present information in multiple formats and include hands-on arts exploration of concepts presented. Join us at 9:30 for light refreshments and informal networking. Training begins at 10:00 am. Register for this free workshop here: http://www.catamountarts.org/shows/details/social-emotional-learning-for-teaching-artists-part-i

2.) Universal Design for Learning for Teaching Artists: Wednesday, March 7, 5:30pm-8:00 pm at River Arts, Morrisville
In this workshop, teaching artists will learn about inclusive teaching methods and be able to identify basic concepts and methods in Universal Design for Learning. Teaching artists will learn new content material and apply that content to their own practice. This workshop will present information in multiple formats and include hands-on arts exploration of concepts presented. Join us at 5:30 for refreshments and networking. Training begins at 6:00 pm. Register for this free workshop here: http://www.catamountarts.org/shows/details/universal-design-for-learning-for-teaching-artists

3.) Social Emotional Learning for Teaching Artists Part II: Monday, April 16, 5:30pm-8:00pm at WonderArts, Greensboro
In this workshop, teaching artists will learn about inclusive teaching methods and social emotional learning. We will dive into the conflict cycle, the effects of stress and trauma on learning, and techniques teaching artists can use to engage reluctant learners. Teaching artists will come away with a working knowledge of the role of social emotional learning in educational settings, and what they can do to support each student they work with. Join us for refreshments and networking at 5:30. Training begins at 6:00pm. Register for this free workshop here: http://www.catamountarts.org/shows/details/social-emotional-learning-for-teaching-artists-part-ii

4.) Arts Integration for Teaching Artists: Saturday, May 5, 9:30am-12:00pm at Catamount Arts, St. Johnsbury
In this workshop, teaching artists will explore concepts, benefits, and technique of arts integration. Teaching artists will come away with increased understanding of how to create an arts-integrated lesson or unit plan. This workshop will present information in multiple formats and include hands-on arts exploration of concepts presented. Join us at 9:30 for light refreshments and networking. Workshop begins at 10:00 am. Register for this free workshop here: http://www.catamountarts.org/shows/details/arts-integration-for-teaching-artists

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