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The 2016 COCAedu Summer Institute for Arts Integration will provide educators with strategies for how to use the arts to connect to curricular areas, meet state core learning standards, increase student engagement, deepen student comprehension, and identify alternative assessment opportunities. Workshops are designed to let participants explore quality arts integration and give them the tools and strategies to feel confident using the arts across a variety of content areas.

FEATURING WORKSHOPS BY:
Sean Layne, Melanie Rick, Randy Barron and Kassie Misiewicz are arts integration experts and coaches with the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

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AGENDA AT-A-GLANCE

MONDAY, JULY 18
4:30–5:30PM Welcome/Arts Integration Awards
6:00–7:30PM Opening Session: Defining Arts Integration

TUESDAY, JULY 19
7:45–8:30AM Registration/Breakfast
8:30–9:00AM Pecha Kucha: Welcome
9:00AM–12:00PM Intensive Track Breakout
12:00–1:00PM Lunch
1:00–3:00PM Intensive Track Breakout

WEDNESDAY, JULY 20
7:45–8:30AM Registration/Breakfast
8:30–9:00AM Pecha Kucha: Best Practices in Arts Integration
9:00AM–12:00PM Intensive Track Breakout
12:00–1:00PM Lunch
1:00–4:30PM Early Childhood Intensive Track Continues/Short Track Breakouts

THURSDAY, JULY 21
7:45–8:30AM Registration/Breakfast
8:30–9:00AM Pecha Kucha: Best Practices in Arts Integration
9:00AM–12:30PM Short Track Breakout
12:30–1:30PM Lunch
1:30–3:30PM Reflection/Wrap-up

JULY 18-21, 2016
COCA and the Washington University 560 Music Building

Registration: $225
Active COCAedu, Interchange and Teaching Artists are eligible for subsidized rate. Please inquire with COCA Registration Office.

Join us for the Opening Session: Defining Arts Integration on Monday, July 18.

Hear Sean Layne, a leading teaching artist from the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts share about the growing interest in arts integration as an approach to teaching. During a time when academic progress measurement is a moving target, arts integration provides a constant and equips students with the skills and competencies needed to succeed regardless of how they’re being tested.

Earn Graduate Elective Credit at the Summer Institute:

The University of Missouri-St. Louis will offer 1 hour of graduate elective credit for participation in the Summer Institute. The cost is $300 (discounted from $464) and UMSL will have a representative on-site during the Institute to enroll those who are interested.

For questions, contact Sarah Bliss at
314.561.4898 or sbliss@cocastl.org.

See highlights from last year’s Summer Institute for Arts Integration:

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