Professional Development

 

Arts Express Summer Conference

For: K–6 Teachers, Parents, and Administrators

A 2-day summer conference that provides arts instruction in 5 art forms (dance, drama, media arts, music and visual arts), along with strategies for integrating the arts across the curriculum.

 

The Learning Edge Conference

For: K–12 Principals, Administrators, and Teacher Leaders

This annual conference alternates the focus between the arts/ arts integration and the instruction of gifted and talented students. Topics include current research and practice to improve instruction for the individual needs of diverse students.

 

 

Arts Integration Endorsement

The Arts Integration Endorsement will help teachers improve their skills in 6 art forms as well as learn pedagogy to teach and integrate the arts across the curriculum.

 

Year 1

Arts Leadership Academy

ALA provides ten days of workshops over the first year in which Teachers build basic personal skills in the arts, learn pedagogical skills in the arts, and learn to integrate the arts across the curriculum. Teachers learn to bring arts experiences into their classroom to deepen learning as well as to advocate for the arts and provide local leadership.

By Invitation

Arts Bridge

After completing Year One, each teacher is paired with a BYU arts education major, who goes into the classroom to teach a selected art form in the classroom. Teachers conduct action research to document student learning from arts integrated instruction. BYU students wanting to To be hired as an arts scholar should contact us at artspartnership@byu.edu

Arts Leadership Graduates

Arts Leadership Symposium

ARTS Leadership Symposium convenes all Arts Academy Alumni annually to update and refresh their skills. Highly skilled presenters share current research and information. Teachers collaborate and share instructional strategies. Conversations focus on improving student learning through arts integrated instruction.