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
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 (17 downloads)