July 20, 2020 – July 31, 2020 all-day America/Anchorage Timezone
University of Alaska, Southeast
Barbara Short

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 (47 downloads)

Details and Registration