Professional Development

Summer 2016 Professional Development


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Teachers, you don’t want to miss out on the 2016 DeltaARTS Aesthetic Education Educator Workshop — it’s not just for fine arts teachers!

Need help paying registration fees? Call 870-732-6260 for scholarship opportunities!

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Taking it to the Schools: Community Expeirences in: Music, Visual Art, Theatre/Dance

In addition to their annual Aesthetic Education Educator Workshop, DeltaARTS is partnering with the Arkansas Department of Education, the Arkansas Arts Council, and Arkansans for the Arts to offer an exciting new model of training for music, visual art, theatre, and dance teachers during the summer of 2016.

Teachers, teaching artists, and community arts participants are invited to attend one-day trainings which focus on the potential collaborations between school arts programs and community arts organizations, called “Taking it to the Schools: Community Experiences in Music, Visual Art, and Theatre/Dance.”

These trainings will be co-presented by a classroom teacher and a teaching artist. Participants will take away a series of instructional modules developed by the team of trainers.

These modules will provide arts educators with rich resources that are specific to the artistic discipline and aligned to the Arkansas Fine Arts Curriculum Framework. The modules could be used as the basis for a unit of instruction or a residency unit at in-school or out-of-school arts programs.

Classroom teachers will receive six hours of professional development for each workshop. Registration for teachers is open on escWorks at (hint: use ‘Community Experiences’ as the search term).

Teaching artists, informal arts educators, and others can register at A list of links to each specific workshop is available at

For further information, contact ADE Fine Arts Program Advisor Lana Hallmark at 501-682-7590 or