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Published: Published: October 11th, 2019

“Get Fired Up” Registration Closes October 18th

Registration closes on October 18th for the Arizona Art Education Association’s annual conference!

This year’s conference “Get Fired Up” will be held in Prescott Arizona Friday October 25-Sunday October 27th. Think campfire in autumn! Register today for:

  • another popular art camp format featuring a saggar pit firing, and an aluminum pour with our keynote artist, John Tuomisto-Bell
  • spending time connecting, learning, and laughing with art educators from across Arizona
  • expanding your teaching practice with multiple new and exciting techniques, processes and current best practices through hands-on workshops and lectures

Register Here

For more information: Get Fired Up- Registration Closing Soon Flyer!

Questions? Email Tracy Perry [email protected]

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Published: Published: August 26th, 2019

Teaching Music with Purpose: 25 Things You Can Do Tomorrow to Improve your Ensemble

On Monday October 14th, the Kyrene School District is hosting a FREE workshop from 9am to noon at Pueblo Middle School, 360  South Twelve Oaks Blvd, Chandler (South of Chandler and Rural).

This Professional Development session is sponsored by Alfred Music, hosted by the Kyrene School District, and will be led by  the amazing Music Educator and author, Dr. Peter Boonshaft.

The In-Service is Titled: TEACHING MUSIC WITH PURPOSE: 25 Things You Can Do Tomorrow to Improve Your Ensemble.

Called one of the most exciting and exhilarating voices in music education today, Dr. Peter Loel Boonshaft has been invited to speak or conduct in every state in the nation and around the world. Honored by the National Association for Music Education and Music For All as the first recipient of the “George M. Parks Award for Leadership in Music Education,” he is currently on the faculty of Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, where he is Professor of Music and Director of Bands. He is Conductor of the Hofstra University Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band, professor of conducting and music education, and Director of the graduate wind conducting program.

Dr. Boonshaft has received official proclamations from the governors of five states and a Certificate of Appreciation from former President Ronald Reagan, as well as performing for former President and Mrs. George H. W. Bush, former President Bill Clinton, and for Margaret Thatcher, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. His honors also include being selected three times as a National Endowment for the Arts “Artist in Residence,” three times awarded Honorary Life Membership in the Tri-M® Music Honor Society, and being selected for the Center for Scholarly Research and Academic Excellence at Hofstra University.

To register for the October 14th In-Service, please go to https://forms.gle/dcNSz6gA3uV67Zag7

Questions? Contact Julie Hackmann, Kyrene Performing Arts Coordinator at [email protected]

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Published: Published: July 22nd, 2019

AAEA 2019 Conference “Get Fired Up”

Visual art educators, looking for a professional development opportunity with the nostalgia of summer camp? Look no further…

Registration is now open for the Arizona Art Education Association 2019 Conference

“Get Fired Up”

Chapel Rock Camp & Conference Center

Prescott, Arizona

October 25-27, 2019

Information and Registration for 2019 AAEA Conference “Get Fired Up!”

Check out the latest AAEA newsletter to learn more about AAEA, this amazing professional development conference, and so much more…

2019 AAEA Fall Newsletter

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Published: Published: June 24th, 2019

The Power of Words Conference September 26-29th

September 26-29th, 2019 at The Casa Franciscan Renewal Center in Scottsdale, Arizona the Transformative Language Arts Network is hosting the 16th Annual Power of Words Conference: Transformation, Liberation, and Celebration Through the Spoken, Written, and Sung Word. Find your voice with workshops, performances, talking circles, celebration, and more, featuring writers, storytellers, performers, musicians, community leaders, activists, educators, and health professionals.

The conference, founded in 2003, features workshops in four tracks: narrative medicine, social change, right livelihood (and making a living through the arts), ecological literacy, and engaged spirituality. Register today: https://www.tlanetwork.org/conference

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Published: Published: April 30th, 2019

ASU Educators’ Summer Art Studio & Curriculum Workshop

Creating Innovative Pedagogy though Arts-Based Inquiry

https://art.asu.edu/community/art-workshops-educators

The School of Art at Arizona State University is offering a 4-day studio art workshop for Art Educators. The 4-day workshop will offer a range of experimental art methods and multimedia experimentation along with inquiry-based curriculum development. Studio workshops include expressive painting, and sculptural design with a range of natural materials. The workshop is designed to give attendees an immersive studio art experience, where teachers will gain exposure and practice with a range of studio processes and develop them individually with open studio time and one-on-one feedback. The week will culminate in an open studio discussion and reception.

The workshop also earns teachers with 30 hours of Continuing Professional Development hours. All materials will be provided.

Program Details

Location: ASU School of Art, 900 S. Forest Mall., Tempe, Arizona

Workshop Dates: June 11-14, 9a-5:30p

Registration Fee: $350

Early Bird Registration Fee: $325 (ends May 15th)

Payment in full is due when you register. Please see Refund/Cancellation Policy for more information.

Register Now! https://www.eiseverywhere.com/ereg/newreg.php?eventid=403861&

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Published: Published: April 25th, 2019

Regional Events for Visual Art Educators

Central Region: 2 in 1 Fun With Mixed Media

June 1, 2019  10:00am-4:00pm

All Saints Episcopal Day School 6300 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85012

$55.00 Member/ $110.00 Non-Member*

Earn 6 Re-certification Clock Hours

Discover a fun and exciting way to engage your students through the art of photo books and puppetry!

Register Today!

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Eastern Region: Getting Down with Comics

June 8, 2019 10:00am-3:00pm

Gemini Gallery 211 E. Third St. Winslow, AZ

$75.00 Member (non-refundable) / $150.00 Non-Member* (non-refundable)

Earn 5 Re-certification Clock Hours

Participants will learn the fundamentals of comic book making: coming up with a concept, character development, laying out comic pages, thumb nails, drawing, inking, lettering and publishing.

This workshop is led by Shaun Beyale, a professional comic book artist. Shaun grew up in Farmington, NM. He graduated with a BFA from IAIA in Santa Fe, NM. He currently lives in Winslow, AZ with his wife and daughter. He can be frequently found at the Sipp Shoppe sketching and drinking coffee. Shauns most recent work was a comic book about the Nizhoni Girls featuring Ayla, the monster slayer. You can find him on Facebook at: The Art of Shaun Beyale and on Instagram at shaunbeyale.

Register Today!

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Las Vegas: Light Up Pop Art Signs

Tuesday, June 18th 11:30 AM – 9:30 PM

COSTS:  $95.00 MEMBERS (non-refundable) / $190.00 NON-MEMBERS* (non-refundable)

Earn 7 Recertification Clock Hours

Viva Las Vegas!!  In this workshop we will make Light Up Pop Art Signs  and visit the Neon Museum in Las Vegas! This workshop will be led by your Regional Liaison, Candace Greene, and held at the Plaza Hotel in downtown Las Vegas on Fremont Street.

The schedule for the day will be as follows:

11:30am Meet at Plaza Hotel lobby.  12:00pm-4:00pm Light Up Sign Workshop.  4:00pm-6:30pm Dinner on your own. 6:45pm: Meet at the Neon Museum which is half a mile from Plaza. 7:00pm-9:30pm Guided tour of Museum and “Brilliant! A Neon Experience Show”.

Plaza Hotel is offering us great rates!  Monday June 17th and Tuesday June 18th the rates are $30.00/ night plus the resort fee of $25.00/ day and tax.

Additional nights can be offered at that rate if you ask when you call 1-800-634-6575. Code: PAAEA19

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Need More Info?  Questions about events? [email protected]

 

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Published: Published: April 17th, 2019

Events for Educators at the Heard Museum

 

Teacher Appreciation Night

May 7, 2019 | 4 to 8 p.m.

The Heard Museum wishes to celebrate your hard work and dedication with drinks, appetizers and exclusive after-hours access to all our great exhibitions for you and a guest.

Invite your colleagues to join in the fun and reserve your spot today!

The event is free, but reservations are required. 

RSVP HERE

Heard Museum Teacher Institute June 24-26

Join us for a free three-day course offering educators standards-based tools and resources to teach American Indian history, culture and art. The institute will provide educators with an opportunity to network with one another and leave with tangible lesson plans that can be adapted to fit individual classrooms. Participants will gain an understanding of American Indian boarding schools, American Indian contemporary art and native people of the southwest through lectures, presentations, guest speakers, artist demonstrations, gallery tours and discussions. Professional-development certificates will be provided upon completion.

Educators interested in the Teacher Institute MUST complete an online application by 5 p.m. MST on Friday, May 10, 2019.

Click here for more information and to submit an application (space is limited). Applicants who are selected to attend will be notified via email by May 31, 2019. Must be 18 or older to apply.

New Curriculum Available!

Away From Home: American Indian Boarding School Stories Curriculum The Heard Museum is proud to make available this high school curriculum on the American Indian Boarding Schools as part of our longstanding commitment to documenting and sharing this important part of American history. The curriculum was created as a means to teach high school students about this lesser known experience. Included are activities that ask students to examine American Indian Boarding Schools with a critical and analytical eye. The activities can be used by English, Social Studies, and Art teachers individually or can be assigned across subjects.

Click here for more details and to download curriculum

For more information, please contact our Education Department at [email protected]

 

 

 

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Published: Published: April 9th, 2019

ASU Gammage Teaching Artist Program- Rolling Deadline Extension

The deadline for the 2019-2020 Molly Blank Fund – ASU Gammage Teaching Artists Program application has been modified to a become a rolling deadline until the cohort has been filled with qualified applicants. Applicants will be notified within a month of their application.

https://www.asugammage.com/community/school-programs/molly-blank-fund-teaching-artists-program

The TAP program, which spans the 2019-2020 school year, trains artists in the Kennedy Center arts integration method to be able to teach workshops in K-12 schools. The training also comes with a $500 stipend and the opportunity to be listed on the ASU Gammage Teaching Artist Roster for future employment opportunities. Any interested artists (theatre/spoken word, dance, music, or visual arts) should apply online.

Please visit our website at http://www.asugammage.com/TAP for more info. For questions, please contact [email protected] Thank you!

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