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May
26
Tue
Anchorage Science and the Arts Institute for Elementary Teachers @ Dimond High School
May 26 – May 29 all-day

This 4-day summer institute is presented jointly by the Alaska Arts Education Consortium and the Anchorage School District. Participants will weave the arts with both the Anchorage science curriculum and the new Alaska State Science Standards focusing on grades K-6. Teacher Leaders will guide you through multiple forms of the arts in which to engage your students.

Teacher-leaders are:
Donna Breeden: Drama & Movement
Brian Hutton: Multi-Arts
Amanda Thompson: Visual Art

For out-of-town attendees:
UAA Housing is available at a very discounted group rate! Information about room floor plans and other amenities is available on the UAA Housing website.
Registration fee is: $200 for teachers from member districts, $250 for teachers from non-member districts. There is a cancellation charge of $50 if cancel within 30 days of Institute.
2020 Anchorage Science and Arts for Elementary Teachers Flyer (41 downloads)

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Jun
1
Mon
Kenai Social Emotional Learning and the Arts Institute @ Alaska Christian College
Jun 1 – Jun 5 all-day

Alaska Christian College, Soldotna, Alaska
Three credit 500 level class available through UAA
Social and emotional learning (SEL) is the process through which people understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions.
The arts can have a profound impact on the social emotional health of our students. Join this inaugural SEL institute, where participants will develop knowledge and skills to infuse SEL into your curriculum in & through the arts!
Registration is $249 for teachers from member districts and $349 for those from non-member districts. Cancellation is requested within 30 days or a $50 fee will be charged.
KPBSD is offering registration scholarships for the first 15 KPBSD educators registered from the district. (Limited to teachers that are committed to teaching during next school year.) A $100 deposit is required. (Select the Scholarship Teachers option. ) Deposit will be refunded at the Institute.
Please notify of cancellations before 30 days to receive a full refund.
For out-of-town attendees, housing will be available at the Alaska Christian College in Soldotna. More information will be provided soon..Teacher-leaders are:
Lorre Heagy, Music & Theory
Robyn Zinzer, Movement
Debbie Harris, Visual Art
George Holly, Culture

2020 Kenai Social Emotional Learning and the Arts Institute Flyer (50 downloads)

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Jun
15
Mon
Fairbanks Multicultural Arts Institute @ FNSBSD School near University
Jun 15 – Jun 19 all-day

West Valley High School, Fairbanks, Alaska
( or other nearby school)
Three credit 500 level class available through UAF
including Multicultural endorsement

This 5-day Institute revolves around both inter-cultural and multicultural education—the philosophy that recognizes the role teachers and schools can play in developing culturally inclusive attitudes and values necessary for a democratic society.

Working with multiple teacher-leaders participants will use the arts as a venue through which to recognize and understand our own culture first and throughout the week consider and apply ways that we can transform classrooms in positive ways.

Teacher-leaders are:
Helen Mongan-Rallis, Theory
Megan Henry,Visual Art
Sarah Greenlaw, Movement
TBA, Culture

Registration is $249 for teachers from member districts and $349 for those from non-member districts. Cancellation is requested within 30 days or a $50 fee will be charged.
For out-of-town attendees housing will be available through the University of Alaska Fairbanks. More information will be provided soon.

2020 Fairbanks Multicultural Arts Institute Flyer (73 downloads)

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Jul
20
Mon
Juneau Basic Arts and Culture Institute @ University of Alaska, Southeast
Jul 20 – Jul 31 all-day

University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau
Four credit 500 level class available through UAS

Amplifying Stories through Arts and Culture

In this two-week institute, participants will be immersed in ways to integrate storytelling, visual arts, music, cultural arts, media arts, and state standards into K-12 curriculum and instruction.

  • Learn to wrap Northwest Coast arts & culture into your classroom lessons
  • Work directly with and learn from artists and cultural specialist
  • Revise and design an arts-integrated lesson
  • Earn 4 credits, useful for recertification, salary advancement

Tentative plans include on-site learning at Jillkaat Kwaan Heritage Center in Klukwan. Travel arranged and paid for by Sealaska. This would require sleeping bags and ability to leave Juneau for up to 2 nights.
Sealaska Heritage Institute is offering registration scholarships for the first 20 educators registered from Juneau,Yakutat and/or Ketchikan. A $100 deposit is required. (Select the Scholarship Teachers option. ) Teachers will be informed of their scholarship status at a later date. Deposit will be refunded at the Institute. Cancellations require 30 day notice to receive a refund.

For out-of-town attendees:
housing will be at the University of Alaska Southeast. More details will be posted soon.
registration fee is $500 for teachers from member districts and $600 for those from non-member districts

Teacher-leaders are:
Edward Littlefield, Culture & Music
Shelley Toon Lindberg, Visual Arts
Abel Ryan, Culture & Carving

Presented jointly by Alaska Arts Education Consortium, Sealaska Heritage, with support from Jilkaat Kwaan Heritage Center.

2020 Kenai Social Emotional Learning and the Arts Institute Flyer (50 downloads)

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