Join Us for Teaching Artist Tuesdays
The North Carolina Arts Council, in partnership with North Carolina Central University’s Teaching Artist Certificate Program, will present Teaching Artist Tuesdays, an online workshop series kicking-off Tuesday, July 14.
The free online workshops will serve as a map for this state’s teaching artists as they navigate the COVID 19 landscape. Sharon Hill, Arts Education director for the N.C. Arts Council, and Lenora Helm Hammonds, director of North Carolina Central University’s Teaching Artist Certificate Program, will curate and facilitate the workshops.
Other collaborators on the training are ARTS North Carolina and the N.C. Department of Public Instruction.
Teaching artists in the state, as well as artists interested in learning about opportunities to teach, are invited to attend Teaching Artist Tuesdays.
Workshop topics, dates, times:
Welcome to Teaching Artist Tuesdays, a workshop series that will serve as a map for this state's teaching artists as they navigate the COVID-19 landscape. Welcome to our keynote session with actor, educator, and author Eric Booth.
Posted by North Carolina Arts Council on Tuesday, July 14, 2020
► Teaching Artistry: Where We Are, and What’s Next
Tuesday, July 14, 3 – 4:30 p.m.
Registration is at capacity for our Zoom session, but you can still join our Facebook livestream @ncarts, or watch the live session on this page!
In this session, Eric Booth will present the workshop’s welcome and keynote address. Booth —an actor, businessman, author, and educator — founded the International Teaching Artist Conference, which led to the ITAC Collaborative, the world’s first network of artists who work in schools and communities. He has been on the faculties of Juilliard, Tanglewood, the Kennedy Center, and Lincoln Center Education.
Download workshop transcript.
Join us at 3pm for Teaching Artist Tuesdays!
Posted by North Carolina Arts Council on Tuesday, July 28, 2020
► Part One: Now What? Your Services in the New Normal
Tuesday, July 28, 3 – 4:30 p.m.
How To’s and Success Stories
This session will look at what has worked, ideas for marketing the services of teaching artists, and how to help decision makers see the value of hiring teaching artists.
Panelists will be the writer Kim Arrington, mime and longtime teaching artist Jef Lambdin, and Michelle Pearson, of Black Box Dance Theatre. A question-and-answer session will follow their presentation.
► Part Two: Creating Successful Virtual and Interactive Experiences
Tuesday, August 11, 3 – 4:30 p.m.
How do you best capture your artistry and share it? Which platforms are the best ones for your work? How do you get help with video and sound editing? A panel will feature tech wizards Sandra Davidson, Sam Gerweck, and Ai-Ling Chang (staff at the N.C. Arts Council), puppeteer Hobey Ford, and the artist and musician Pierce Freelon. A question-and-answer session will follow their presentation.
► A New Pedagogy: Social & Emotional Learning While Being Artful in Times of Trauma
Tuesday, August 25, 3 – 4:30 p.m.
Panelists Brandon Roeder and Sayward Grindley, both of the N.C. Department of Instruction, and teaching artists Shana Tucker and Lonnie Davis will talk about strategies and skills for challenging times. The new emphasis on social and emotional learning is easily fostered by the arts. This session explains how teaching artists can incorporate these concepts in their practice. Time for questions and answers will follow the presentation.
For more information about Teaching Artist Tuesdays, contact email@example.com.