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The 2020 COCAedu Summer Institute for Arts Integration for Teachers has moved!

Join us for the Autumn Institute November 7-8, 2020

During this in-person event, we will share the content originally developed for the Summer Institute. If you’re currently registered, we will automatically shift and no additional action is required.

Teaching artists and facilitators from across the country lead teachers through two days of learning experiences that provide concrete strategies for the classroom. Cost is $250. 

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2020 Institute Schedule:

7:00AM – 8:00AM — Breakfast/Check In
8:00AM – 9:30AM — Defining Arts Integration with Jamin Carter & Kassie Misiewicz
9:30AM – 10:15AM — Opening & Intention Setting with Pacia Anderson
10:15AM – 12:45PM — Workshops
12:45PM – 1:45PM — Lunch (movement based transition activity begins at 1:30PM)
1:45PM- 4:15PM — Workshops

7:00AM – 8:00AM — Breakfast
8:00AM – 10:30AM — Workshops
10:30AM – 1:00PM — Workshops
1:00PM – 2:00PM — Lunch (movement based transition activity begins at 1:45PM)
2:00PM – 5:00PM — Workshops

Individualized agendas will be provided at check in on November 7.



Toolkit 1: Begin an Arts Integrated Journey
Explore foundational strategies and approaches for creating an arts integrated classroom

  • Acting Right: Drama as a Classroom Management Strategy (5 hours)
  • How to DO IT! Planning an Arts Integrated Unit of Study (3 hours)
  • NEW! Every Voice in the Classroom (2.5 hours)
  • Studio Habits of Mind (2.5 hours)

Facilitated by: Kassie Misiewicz, Susan Kopp, Alicia Like & Abby Crawford

Register for Toolkit 1

Toolkit 2: STEAM
Explore intersections in science, technology, engineering, arts and math

  • Think Like a Scientist: Developing Science Practices Through Visual Art (5 hours)
  • Scoring the Story (2.5 hours)
  • Sonic Imagination (3 hours)
  • NEW! Finding the Story Across the Curriculum (2.5 hours)

Facilitated by: Jamin Carter, Roxane McWilliams, Syrhea Conaway & Susan Kopp

Register for Toolkit 2

Toolkit 3: Literacy
Explore literacy across the curriculum

  • Creative Flow: Increasing Reading and Writing Fluency Through the Arts (5 hours)
  • NEW! Finding the Story Across the Curriculum (2.5 hours)
  • NEW! Intersections of Words and Movement (2.5 hours)
  • Cut Paper Pathways (3 hours)

Facilitated by: Roxane McWilliams, Susan Kopp & Jamin Carter

Register for Toolkit 3

Toolkit 4: Social Justice
Explore arts integrated practices to address issues of social justice with students

  • Reading Art (5 hours)
  • Image Control (5.5 hours)
  • Observation, Inference, and the Power of Purposeful Conversation (2.5 hours)

Facilitated by Jamin Carter, Cheeraz Gormon & Susan Kopp

Register for Toolkit 4