Apr 01, 2019

Iowa Fine Arts Education Summit registration openFine Arts Education Summit logo that reads connecting through standards 2019

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June 20, 2019
9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
FFA Enrichment Center
Des Moines Area Community College
1055 S.W. Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny
Registration begins April 1

Interested in learning more about Iowa's new fine arts standards? Are you new to the standards or familiar, but needing more resources for alignment? Would you like to network with peers within your fine arts discipline and across all fine arts disciplines to have conversations around curriculum and best practices? 

Mark your calendars for the inaugural Iowa Fine Arts Education Summit. Come learn from leading state and national voices about the role the arts play in a 21st-century education and how pre-K-12 arts educators can make the most of their resources. The summit brings together teachers (who can earn a continuing-education credit), teaching artists, administrators, nonprofit arts leaders and others for a day of networking, learning and celebration organized by the Iowa Arts CouncilIowa Department of Education and Iowa Alliance for Arts Education.

New Opportunity for Fine Arts Instructors in the Grant Wood AEA Service Area

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What: Google Hangout from 3:30-4:30 p.m. with other teachers from your discipline.

Why: Collaborate with your colleagues across the AEA to ask questions, seek opportunities, learn from others in our AEA, dive into the new standards together.

Who: Organized by Dawn Kruse, GWAEA school improvement consultant - fine arts support and colleagues from similar disciplines.

When: Thursday afternoons from your home or classroom via Google Hangout. Contact Dawn Kruse to receive the link to the Google Hangout.

K-6 Music Teachers:
Fall Dates-Oct. 4, 2018 and Nov. 8, 2018
Spring Dates--Feb. 7, 2019 and March 28, 2019

K-6 Art Teachers:
Fall Dates-Oct.11, 2018 and Nov. 15, 2018
Spring Dates-Feb. 14, 2019 and April 4, 2019

7-12 Art Teachers:
Fall Dates-Oct. 18, 2018 and Nov. 29, 2018
Spring Dates--Feb. 21, 2019 and April 11, 2019

7-12 Vocal Music Teachers:
Fall Dates-Oct. 25, 2018 and Dec. 6, 2018
Spring Dates-Feb. 28 2019 and April 18, 2019

5-12 Instrumental Music Teachers:
Fall Dates-Nov. 1, 2018 and Dec.13, 2018
Spring Dates-March 7, 2019 and April 25, 2019

Tags: Fine Arts