2008 ARTS & EDUCATION FORUM
THE ROLE OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN FACILITATING THE PRACTICE OF ARTS INTEGRATION
May 1-3, 2008
Over one hundred leaders in arts education met at the UTC campus for 2 1/2 days to explore and discuss current practice in arts integration and professional development. Keynote Facilitator Dr. Janet Barrett encouraged participants to think about the features of high-quality professional development and the ways in which a variety of models can embody those features.
Click here for a copy of Dr. Barrett's address on The Curricular Imagination: Arts and the Interdisciplinary Mind.
The 2008 Forum Proceedings document is being edited and will be posted on this website. Send us an e-mail if you would like to receive an electronic copy of the Proceedings when it is released.
What was it all about? The information below was provided to participants prior to the 2008 Forum:
SCEA’s forum explored and analyzed current practice in arts integration, with the goal of refining our work as professional development providers who facilitate its implementation in the field.
Participants thoughtfully examined introduced professional development models to identify the defining characteristics of research-based professional development. They engaged in discussion, observed and deconstructed model lessons with children and model training sessions with adults, investigated a variety of program models, and collaboratively dialogued to better understand our collective work in arts integration.
Registered participants used the information below to assist them in making their preparations for the Forum:
- Forum Description
- Forum Schedule Overview
- Detailed Forum Schedule with Presenters
- Forum Participants by State
- Travel and Hotel Information
- SCEA's Definition of Arts Integration
Contact Kim Wheetley for more information.