Fine Arts in the Iowa Core professional development days are being offered at no cost to participants in May and June.
The professional development is sponsored by the Iowa Department of Education in partnership with Area Education Agencies. The AEAs are providing the registration and location for the one-day sessions. Invited participants include fine arts teachers, general classroom teachers, administrators, curriculum directors, and college and university departments of education.
Participants should sign up through the AEA website that aligns with the date you wish to attend. The session includes Fine Arts and Iowa Core history, supportive research, and participant interaction with lessons and assessments developed in the areas of K-8 general music, secondary music (vocal, instrumental, orchestra), K-12 drama and theatre, and K-12 visual art. The presenters include the writers of the fine arts skills and concepts and are practicing teachers in Iowa. For more information on the sessions, contact the Department’s Rosanne Malek email@example.com .
The fine arts professional development days and locations are:
Wednesday, May 29 – Great Prairie AEA – Ottumwa
Thursday, May 30 – Green Hills AEA – Red Oak
Thursday, June 6 – AEA 267 – Cedar Falls
Friday, June 7– Great Prairie AEA – Burlington
Monday, June 17 – Keystone AEA – Elkader
Tuesday, June 18 – Prairie Lakes AEA – Fort Dodge – Iowa Central Community College
Friday, June 21 – Mississippi Bend AEA – Bettendorf
Monday, June 24 – Prairie Lakes AEA – Emmetsburg – Iowa Lakes Community College
Tuesday, June 25 – Heartland AEA – Johnston – Summit Middle School
Thursday, June 27 – Northwest AEA – Sioux City
More information on http://visualartsiowacore.weebly.com/index.html
Credit option available: One credit is available for re-licensure or graduate credit (pending). This hybrid AEA PD Online course is a continuation of "Fine Arts in the Iowa Core" being presented at AEAs across the state. Attendance at one of the live events is a prerequisite for this course.
Participants will use and connect the discipline-specific explanations, examples, sample lessons, and assessments in fine arts skills/concepts presented by Fine Arts Writing Team members during the live event. During this course, participants will discuss their reflections of the live event and create an action plan and unit for use and implementation/alignment of Fine Arts/Iowa Core Curriculum document. The AEA PD Online Moodle platform will be used for the online portion.
There are three sections being offered to allow scheduling flexibility for participants.
Online class dates: June 24-June 29 (Activity #: 22015999991401)
Online class dates: June 30-July 5 (Activity #: 22015999991402)
Online class dates: online July 8-July 12 (Activity #: 22015999991403)
Check out more information on AEA PD online website: http://moodle.aeapdonline.org/.
Additional questions should be directed to Liz Fritz, Fine Arts Writing Team member and course instructor, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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