Professional Development

Basic Information

DANCE

DIGITAL MEDIA

MUSIC

VISUAL ARTS

 

Classes for Credit/Workshops: 

  • Art Works For Kids/ U of U Professional Development workshop series for visual arts by Sandy Brunvand, Assistant Professor of Art at University of Utah.  Participants must sign up on the USOE OnTrack system located at  https://usoe.truenorthlogic.com
  • The classes are held on Saturdays at the University of Utah, Department of Art & Art History.  The address of the class is 375 S 1530 E, Salt Lake City, Room #352.   Once again, these classes are FREE for everyone and includes supplies for each session, thanks to the Beverly Taylor Sorenson family and the University of Utah's Department of Art & Art History.  We will meet on 7 Saturdays for 2.5 hours each day If you attend 5 of the 7 sessions you will receive 1 credit hour from the USOE. There are only 20 seats in each section. There are 2 sections.   Morning session starts at 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  Afternoon session begins at 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Teachers will be able to shift between the  morning and afternoon sessions  according to  their scheduling needs.    PLEASE NOTE*** We will cover many different art techniques including drawing, painterly drawing and experimentation, collage with language arts, color theory, art historical styles and much more.  Meetings will be held on the following Saturdays (sorry classes are not always held on the same Saturdays of each month due to  football games and conferences).
    September 3
    October 1
    November 12
    January 7
    February 20
    March 4
    April 1  Be sure to look for the year long 2016/2017 class.  #64304    Art Work For Kids/University of Utah professional development year long 2016/2017  

DANCE 

  • Joyce, Mary. First Steps in Teaching Creative Dance to Children. New York, NY: McGraw Hill, 1993.(Chris Roberts says anyone can teach dance with these step-by-step instructions.)
  • Gilbert, Anne Green. Brain Compatible Dance Education. Available through AGG Productions, Seattle, WA.
  • Gilbert, Anne Green. Creative Dance For All Ages. National Dance Association, 1992.
  • Jones, Bill T. and Kuklin, Susan. Dance. New York, NY: Hypherion Books, 1998.
  • Anne Dunkin. Dancing in Your School: A Guide for Pre-school and Elementary School Teachers. Heightstown, NJ: Princeton Book Company, 2006.

 

VISUAL ARTS

  • Brookes, Mona. Drawing with Children, New York, NY: St. Martin’s Press, 1986.
  • Cornia, Ivan, Stubbs, Charles, & Winter, Nathan. Art Is Elementary: Teaching Visual Thinking Through Art Concepts. Provo, UT: Brigham Young University Press, 1976.

 

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GRANTS

Crayola:  *Please Note~  Principals do not have to be members of NAESP to submit an application, however, if the grant application is accepted, will need to become a member. 

Arts Education Artist-in-Residence: (40 hours)  

Arts Education Project: ($1,000-$10,000 for a comprehensive arts education project utilizing the services of artists of artistic companies)

Arts Education Teacher Initiated Project ~ TIP: ($500 for teachers to gain skills and knowledge in an artistic discipline of their choice)

Jordan Education Foundation Cash for Classrooms: ($500)

Target: Fine Arts in the Classrooms & Fine Art Field Trips