Alignment with UTC Strategic Plan
The Southeast Center for Education in the Arts is committed to engaging all students. SCEA aligns with UTC's goal of collaboration by providing innovative pedagogy and practice to support PreK-12 educators, arts specialists, teaching artists, and administrators cultivate important life skills for today's learners. To learn more about the UTC strategic plan, please click here.
Goal 1: Transform lives through meaningful learning experiences.
SCEA mentors all teacher candidates in music, theatre, and visual art by providing exemplary student support, experiential learning opportunities in arts education, and service projects that increase access to quality arts teaching and learning for all PreK-12 students across our community.
Goal 2: Inspire, nuture and empower scholarship, creativity, discovery, innovation, and entrepreneurial initiatives.
SCEA impacts our regional community through providing professional learning opportunities in arts education, arts integration, STEAM, early learning through the arts, and project-based learning. All UTC arts education students impact the community by actively engaging in field opportunities in partnership with schools and various organizations.
Goal 3: Ensure stewardship of resources through strategic alignment investments.
SCEA's resources align with high priority programs and endeavors including student recruitment and retention in arts education, graduating high quality arts educators, and increasing access to quality arts teaching and learning through community-based partnerships. We invest in our community by providing professional learning opportunties, model instruction in PreK-12 classrooms across the region, and arts-based curricular resources.
Goal 4: Embrace diversity and inclusion as a path to excellence and societal change.
SCEA advisory board members reflect a diversity of occupations, abilities, and cultures. We collaborate with artists from diverse backgrounds and experiences to develop and implement culturally responsive curriculum rooted in arts-based practice.