5.18.2012

art21 educators


I couldn't be more excited about my summer! I am heading to New York in July to be part of Art21 Educators! This is a year long professional development that starts off in New York with an intensive 10 day workshop.

From the Art21 website: Participants work with Art21 staff, visiting artists, and guest presenters to develop their familiarity with contemporary art and artists and learn strategies for planning and teaching with big questions and processes related to contemporary art and interdisciplinary pedagogy. Accepted educators explore ways to use Art21 films and educational materials in the classroom, consider new documentation strategies and practices, and participate in collaborative reflection in support of their continued participation in the program throughout the year.


Art teachers are encouraged to apply with a classroom teacher to ensure collaboration and I am so lucky to have Linda joining me. Linda teaches 6th grade and truly is the best of the best! Linda and I are featured on Art21's blog here. Check out our video applications!

Soooooo excited to be part of this! I'll keep you posted!

5 comments:

Art Project Girl said...

Oh my gosh this is a DREAM COME TRUE!!! I am so happy for you and I don't know you. I have goosebumps reading about what this program aims to do. It is fantastic. I am excited I get to read about it first hand here. PLEASE DON'T LEAVE OUT A THING!!! I am so interested:)

Hope Hunter Knight said...

Congrats! Sounds like a real once-in-a-lifetime experience...
Can't wait to read all about it!

Chesterbrook Academy Elementary said...

What an awesome opportunity for you and Linda. You will undoubtedly get a plethora of information about contemporary art,and how to empower art teaching.

Congratlations

Mary said...

What an exciting opportunity! Congrats to you! I loved hearing your students' thoughts on you as a teacher and their experience in art class. New City School sounds like a fantastic place to learn and grow!

dmasse said...

congrats! I can't wait to see how you apply this amazing experience next year!