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Summer Licensure Workshops

May 29, 2018
SEI/ELL & Special Needs for Art Educators

UMASS Dartmouth

Differential Learning or Different Teaching?
Relating to Students with Special Needs in K-12 Art Classes
July 9 - 11 // VPA 500-8101
July 18 - 20 // VPA 500-8102
Cost: $150 // Maura & Peter Geisser

This course will focus on what art teachers need to know about their students and what special needs they may have. Participants will be asked to share past experiences, pose possible problems and look for better solutions in working with special needs populations in both integrated and self-contained classes.

*PDPs offered specifically for licensure renewal requirement regarding strategies for effective schooling for students with disabilities and instruction of students with diverse learning styles.

Sheltered English Immersion (SEI) for Arts Educators
June 27 - June 29 // VPA 501-8101
July 25 - 27 // VPA 501-8102
Cost: $150 // Constance Moore

The purpose of this class is to prepare Massachusetts art educators with the requisite knowledge and skills to shelter instruction effectively as it pertains to the discipline of the visual arts, and in so doing meet the needs of our ever increasing population of English language learners (ELLs), so that they can equitably "access the curriculum, achieve academic success, and contribute their multilingual and multicultural resources as participants and future leaders in the 21st century global economy." 

*PDPs offered specifically for SEI/ English as a second language licensure renewal requirement.

Massachusetts Art Education Association Members receive 10% off workshops. Click here for more information

Additional summer courses and opportunities, please click here.
Questions: Call 508.999.8857 or 508.999.8866 or email
March 28, 2018
Vermont College of Fine Arts
Professional Development Opportunities in Art and Design Education

Information about course offerings, tuition, schedule, and application process - click here.
Questions contact Brittany Powell:

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Technology Exploration for the Visual Art Educator

Take advantage of time away from school this summer to explore the many ways technology can be integrated into the visual arts classroom and curriculum. This course will cover the technology tools available for the educator as well as those to be used by student artists, and will range from using apps and online platforms to meet the arts standards, to developing units for project-based and cooperative learning in art.

Click here for more information.

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March 1, 2018
Art Retreat for Educators

It's almost spring - the perfect time to start figuring out your summer plans. Get some PDPs in while making your own art at Snow Farm's first ever Art Retreat for Educators June 22 - 26 in Williamsburg, MA. MAEA members get a $25 discount when they register by April 1.

For more information - click here.


Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Educator Services covering topics: Become an Educator; Licensure; Career Advancement; Teaching and Learning; and Preparing Educators

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National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
National Board certification

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