Classified Ad: Creative Schools Initiative Teacher Institute
Posted: April 25, 2019
End Date: June 22, 2019
June 24-28 in Montpelier
The Earth is speaking – how do we respond?
- Learn with national leaders in the fields of curriculum integration and creativity.
- Receive a seven-day teaching artist residency for your school.
- Design integrated curriculum using climate change as a springboard.
- Earn three graduate credits.
Teacher teams partner with an experienced teaching artist to build a project plan or curriculum unit that uses the essential question: The Earth is speaking – how do we respond? You may design a different essential question if you do not want to focus on climate change.
"This has been the best professional development in my 27-year teaching career. The faculty was amazing." – Teacher, Class of 2016
- An incubator for your emerging project.
- A design retreat to build an integrated curriculum unit with your colleagues.
- A place to advance a school initiative that could use the energy and spotlight of a creative project to lift it to the next level.
$1,990 for three graduate credits, awarded through Southern New Hampshire University, or $1,650 for non-credit (35 professional development hours). Includes lunches at the Institute and the seven-day teaching artist residency in your school. Teams of two or more are required (may include teachers, staff, & admin.)
Eric Booth is widely referred to as one of the nation’s best teachers of creativity. He was awarded the nation's highest honor for an arts educator (the Arts Education Leadership Award by Americans For The Arts), and was named one of the 25 most important people in the U.S. arts.
Judith Bose, PhD, previously served as the Director of Teacher Education and Educational Initiatives at the Longy School at Bard College. She was the first full-time teaching artist hired by Lincoln Center.