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NH Arts Conference

September 28, 2013

NH Arts Education Partnership Conference

Explore Creativity & the Arts as Effective Learning Tools!! At the NH Arts Education Partnership Conference – October 25 and 26th

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Join Us!  Please help spread the word.   Registration is now open for the 2013 Statewide Arts Education Partnership Conference, “Exploring Creativity: Making Space for the Arts in our Classrooms, Schools and Communities,” October 25 and 26, 2013, at Camp Cody on Beautiful Lake Ossipee. This conference brings together educators, teaching artists, youth workers, parents plus community and education leaders to implement quality arts education and programming in schools and communities. Keynote speakers: Eric Booth, author & artist, “nationally known teacher of “creativity” and Heidi Joann Welch, music educator & 2013 NH Teacher of the Year. Workshop topics include Arts & the Common Core, STEM to STEAM (+Arts), the new National Standards for the Arts, grantwriting and creative writing. Participants receive contact hours and graduate level credits are available through PSU. For full and commuter registration rates or to learn more about the conference agenda and workshop descriptions visit: www.nh.gov/nharts or www.aannh.org.  For more information contact Catherine O’Brian, NH State Council on the Arts, catherine.r.obrian@dcr.nh.gov.
Highlights

  • Learn to incorporate creative process into lesson plans and curriculum – become a more creative teacher
  • Explore connections between the arts, 21st Century Learning Skills and Common Core State Standards
  • STEAM (+Arts) Up STEM
  • Introduction to the newly developed National Arts Standards with an award winning music educator Heidi Joann Welch
  • Learn about Grants Writing for the Arts plus ways to assess and evaluate student work
  • Make your teaching and classroom atmosphere more “Inclusive”
  • Hands-on Workshops with Professional Teaching Artists
  • Viewing of award winning documentary, “Inocente”
  • Meet and network with teaching artists from NH and New England
  • Live the arts for a weekend! Overcome teaching fatigue!
  • Opportunities to dialogue with arts-integration specialists & teachers with expertise in implementing arts integration practices in their classrooms
  • Join an active and dynamic community of arts learning advocates & learn about the NH Arts Learning Network
  • Find a way to bring it all home to your life, your practice, your classrooms, schools and communities!
  • Get your hands in clay * make music * dance * sing * create something meaningful * write * make a poem that sings * dream up new partnerships * design a mural * draw a comic * weave a basket * try something new! * join a “thrown down community concert * make music * write an unforgettable blues song with friends * build community!
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