Professional Development Workshops

From conferences to interactive workshops to performances, there are many opportunities across the state for educators who would like to participate in arts-based professional development – and you can find them all here. Filter by region and discipline to find the opportunity that’s right for you.

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Panel Sharing, Clear Teaching and Learning Objectives and Outcomes, Resource sharing

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3:00 - 5:00 PM 

University of Utah in the Art Works for Kids Audiotrium 

1721 Campus Center Drive

Salt Lake City, UT 84112

101 Way to Repeat a Song with Dr. Vincent Bates

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When: Thursday, October 5, 2017 from 4:45 - 6:45 pm

(Sign-in from 4:15 - 4:40 pm; light snacks will be provided)

 

Where: Weber State University, McKay Education Building, Moench Room

(Room 016 in the basement of the McKay Education Building)

1351 Edvalson Street, Ogden UT 84408

Description: The power of song in teaching and learning is optimized when children know songs by heart, a process that requires much repetition. This workshop will provide practical strategies for maintaining student engagement and intrinsic motivation while repeating a song. Participants will also examine how multiple curriculum standards can be addressed by repeating, exploring, and adapting familiar songs.

Registration and more information: 

http://wsuartslearning.com

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/101-ways-to-repeat-a-song-registration-36234303778

University of Utah Book Arts Program Workshop: Literacy Through Book Arts

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Open to 30 teacher participants! First come - first serve.

Friday, October 6 from 1:00-5:00 at the SLC School District Office Room 116 (440 East 100 South, Salt Lake City 84111)

Unlock your students’ verbal and visual ideas and meet your classroom goals with bookmaking! This workshop focuses on content generation and writing prompts to support literacy through creative expression in the form of folded and sewn mini-books and zines. Exploration of these simple and accessible book structures enhances K-12 curriculum and strengthens collaborative efforts for language arts, math, science, social studies, and art. Leave the workshop with an array of samples, templates, and lesson plans that support core concepts and encourages writing and creativity in your students’ work.

Register here for the book arts workshop:  https://goo.gl/forms/QEU8iVwZmBMcwRQ43

Classroom & Behavior Management in the Art Space with a special focus on children with ADHD & Special Needs

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This session is geared towards new specialists/coaches that are in their first year or second year of the BTS program. 

3:00 - 5:00 PM 

Butler Elementary School 

7000 S 2700 E 

Salt Lake City, UT 84121

kelby.mcintyre@utah.edu

Day of Dance 2017

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Imagine a Night: An Intergenerational Dancing Event

Beverly Taylor Sorenson Arts Education Complex

University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT

Information and Registration: http://daciusa.org/dayofdance/Utah

Focus on Theatre, Dance, & Music: Helpful Arts Apps and Technology Tips for the Art Space

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3:00 - 5:00 

Granite School District Offices (GSD D202)

2500 S. State Street 

Salt Lake City, UT 84115

kelby.mcintyre@utah.edu

Utah Dance Education Organization Conference

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 Information and Registration: http://www.udeo.org/index.php?id=conferences/fall2017register

Utah Art Education Association Fall Conference

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Location: 

Corner Canyon High School

12943 700 East

Draper, UT 84020

Description: The Utah Art Education Association would like to invite you to spend the day at Corner Canyon High School learning new skills, collaborating, and rejuvinating your spirit. The Fall Workshops will consist of a morning session (Session1: 9:00-11:30), lunch and an afternoon session (Session 2: 12:30-3:00). Please purchase one ticket for Session 1 and one ticket for Session 2, prices vary based on workshop. Please choose one ticket option for lunch.

Information and registration: http://uaea-arted.org

Focus on Visual Arts: Helpful Arts Apps and Technology Tips for the Art Space

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3:00 - 5:00 PM 

Granite School District Offices (GSD D202)

2500 S. State Street 

Salt Lake City, UT 84115

kelby.mcintyre@utah.edu

Movement & Mathematics: Thinking With Your Feet (Grades 3-6)

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When: 

Thursday, November 30, 2017 from 4:45 - 6:45 pm

(Sign-in from 4:15 - 4:40 pm; light snacks will be provided)

Where: 

Weber State University, Shepherd Union, Ballroom A

3910 W Campus Dr, Ogden UT 84408

Description: 

Dr. Julian Chan and Erik Stern, Weber State University

Learn methods to keep your students engaged by using creative problem solving in the arts-dance to understand mathematical patterns and thinking. Explore mathematics through movement activities that provide a learning by "doing" approach. Students will embody concepts to form a concrete basis for mathematical understanding and develop skills from the 8 mathematical practices. Mathematical topics: Least Common Multiple, Greatest Common Divisor, fractions, angles, addition, and multiplication while addressing the Common Core mathematical practices. The presenters have reached hundreds of teachers and students from kindergarten through college. 

No movement experience required! Lessons are geared to all types of math learners.

Information and registration: 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/movement-mathematics-thinking-with-your-feet-focus-grades-3-6-registration-36235766152

http://wsuartslearning.com

Paige Hernandez Student and Teacher Workshops

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Open to 35 teacher participants! First come - first serve.

Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Mountain View Elementary from 2:00-5:00 (1380 South Navajo, Salt Lake City, Utah 84104)

Student Workshop Description: Hip Hop Strategies and Activities for the Classroom and Stage: Participants will explore innovative hip hop teaching methods, activities, and how these exercises enhance other areas of the core curriculum. The workshop will show how each hip hop element (Emcee, DJ, Graffiti and B-boy) can easily be transformed into creative exercises in the classroom or performance pieces.

Teacher Workshop Description: Rap, Clap, Write That! A pen and a paper is all you need to be a playwright! Effortlessly create characters, plots and setting using hip hop inspiration. Participants will be inspired to create poems, monologues and basic dialogue. If there‘s time at the end, we‘ll share the genius.

Register here for Paige Hernandez: https://goo.gl/forms/8qlzcE6t7Kf3D1km1

Utah Theatre Association Conference

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Davis County 

January 18-20, 2018

Information and registration: http://utahtheatreassociation.org 

Weber State University Arts Integration Conference

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Visit http://wsuartslearning.com for more information! 

Building Thematic Math Units in K-6 classrooms based on the book IF….. a mind-bending way of looking at big ideas and numbers by David J. Smith

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3:00 - 5:00 PM 

Beacon Heights Elementary 

1850 South 2500 East 

Salt Lake City, UT 84108

kelby.mcintyre@utah.edu

 

Utah Music Educators Conference

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Utah Music Educators Conference

Information and registration: http://umea.us/conference.php 

Utah Art Education Association Spring Conference

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Information: http://uaea-arted.org

Best Practice Sharing & Networking

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This session is geared towards new specialists/coaches that are in their first year or second year of the BTS program. 

3:00 - 5:00 PM 

Cottonwood Elementary 

5205 South Holladay Boulevard

Holladay, UT 84117-7126

kelby.mcintyre@utah.edu

Self-Reflection: Visual Arts Integration Workshop

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Self-Reflection: Visual Arts Integration Workshop with Erinne Roundy and Maele Shakespear

Description: 

This workshop will focus on exploring the concept of identity through self-portraiture. We will take you through two separate lesson plans - one will center on grades K-2 and the other will be built around grades 3-6. We will also demonstrate how you can easily integrate visual art to reinforce curriculum concepts in your classroom. USBE relicensure hours available for licensed educators.

When: Thursday, March 1, 2018 from 4:45 - 6:45 pm

Where: Weber State University, Davis Campus in Layton

2750 University Park Boulevard, Layton UT 84041

Information and Registration: 

http://wsuartslearning.com

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/self-reflection-visual-arts-integration-workshop-registration-36285411643

Paper Circuits: Charge Up Your Artwork with Electricity!

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Description: 

In this workshop Alisa Petersen from Southern Utah University will teach you how to light up your artwork using simple inexpensive materials. You will explore the basics of circuitry and leave knowing how to challenge your students to create their own electric works of art. USBE relicensure hours available for licensed educators.

When: Thursday, April 19, 2018 from 4:45 - 6:45 pm

(Sign-in from 4:15 - 4:40 pm; light snacks will be provided)

Where: Weber State University, Davis Campus in Layton

2750 University Park Boulevard, Layton UT 84041

Information and registration: 

http://wsuartslearning.com

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/paper-circuits-charge-up-your-artwork-with-electricity-registration-36286473820

 

Research Cohort Sharing & Strategic Planning for 2018-2019

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3:00 - 5:00 PM 

University of Utah 

Art Works for Kids Auditorium 

1721 Campus Center Drive

Salt Lake City, UT 84112

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