Take advantage of the range of full or half-day in-service workshops that Gateway has to offer — tailored to meet the objectives of your school and/or school district. Request a customized program or select from the offerings below. Workshops can include hands-on activities and are also available for specialists seeking professional development in the use of specific media or topics such as the creation of murals, installation art, song-writing, film/video, etc. Act 48 credit hours available.
• Integrating the Arts into the Curriculum — focusing on elements common to all forms of artistic expression and the useful connections that may be drawn between the arts and classroom subjects. Through a variety of hands-on activities, classroom teachers will develop new teaching techniques to encourage creative problem solving and enhance specific classroom curriculum through the integration of the visual arts, drama, dance and/or music.
• Using a Work of Art as a Text for Learning — Teachers will explore how experiential learning and the core principles of inquiry, art-making, careful attending, context and reflection will awaken student’s excitement for learning. This approach to teaching engages students’ imagination, inspires creativity and develops perception and critical thinking skills.
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Professional development workshops open to individual artists and educators are listed on our Upcoming Events calendar. Follow the "For Artists" and "For Educators" links on the menu on the right to see what is available.