Indiana Arts Commission Launches Summer Institute for Creative Teaching

Written from a press release:

INDIANAPOLIS – February 29, 2024 – The Indiana Arts Commission (IAC) unveiled the commencement of registration for the 2024 Summer Institute for Creative Teaching, a dynamic program aimed at equipping educators with innovative teaching strategies. In collaboration with the Indiana Department of Education, the Summer Institute has become a cornerstone initiative since its inception in 2023.

The three-day, in-person learning experience is tailored for Indiana educators, fostering hands-on learning and collaborative opportunities. Participants will engage in enriching artistic activities, exploring ways to integrate creative teaching methods into their classrooms. The Summer Institute is scheduled for July 10-12, 2024, hosted at the Herman B. Wells Community Center at Lebanon High School.

Designed to cater to both classroom educators seeking to infuse creativity into their teaching practices and arts education programming staff at arts organizations, the conference promises a diverse range of strategies in arts learning and curriculum enhancement.

The conference registration fee is set at $75, covering three days of immersive activities, meticulously designed professional development experiences, all necessary materials and supplies, as well as two lunches and two breakfasts. After May 1, the fee will increase to $110. The IAC offers scholarships to educators, enabling them to attend at a partially or fully reduced rate.

Stephanie Haines, Arts Education and Accessibility Manager for the IAC, emphasized the positive feedback from educators who participated in last year’s institute. “Teachers who participated in last year’s Summer Institute told us it was one of the most engaging and beneficial training experiences they have completed,” said Haines. “Educators appreciated the opportunity to dive into creativity in a big way, network with other teachers, and connect with resources that support their classrooms. We’re so grateful for the partnership with the Department of Education that allows us to offer this opportunity.”

Registration for the Summer Institute is currently open and will continue until May 15, 2024. For further details and registration information, educators are encouraged to visit the Summer Institute for Creative Teaching website to secure their spot in this enriching educational experience.

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