Jeremy Holien Teams Up with OK Go for National Art Education Association Conference
July 16, 2020
Jeremy Holien, Education Specialist in Visual and Media Arts, served as Convention Coordinator for the 2020 National Art Education Association (NAEA) National Leadership Conference. Because of COVID-19, the conference went virtual in July. As an expert in media arts instruction, Jeremy arranged…
Regional Arts Teacher-Leaders named Candidates for Minnesota Teacher of the Year
UPDATE: February 28, 2020
Wonderful to see that TWO of the 36 semifinalists for Minnesota Teacher of the Year are members of the Perpich Center’s Regional Arts Teacher-Leader network! Congratulations to John Myszkowski and Nora Tycast! Read more: https://edmn.me/2w1s1kD
When Education Minnesota named their 134 candidates…
FY21 Regional Arts Teacher-Leader Network Application Now Available
Perpich Center for Arts Education’s Regional Arts Teacher-Leader Network is now accepting applications for FY21!
Teachers in the RAT-L network participate in ongoing professional development in both leadership and effective teaching. They apply their learning through implementing an annual leadership plan to advance arts education…
Columbia Heights Hosts CAPP Strategic Planning Workshop
Columbia Heights Public Schools hosted a strategic planning workshop on Tuesday, Nov 5th. Arts educators from Columbia Heights gathered to discuss the future of arts education in the district.
The Comprehensive Arts Planning Program (CAPP) is working with eight school districts for the next two…
CAPP Co-Chairs Kick Off Two-Year Program
The Comprehensive Arts Planning Program (CAPP) recently held its Kickoff Conference for the eight participating school districts: Bemidji Area Schools, Columbia Heights Public Schools, Minneapolis Public Schools, Pine City Public Schools, Proctor Public Schools, South St. Paul Public Schools, St. James Public Schools, and…
Music for PreK Classes Workshop
Perpich Professional Development & Resource Programs hosted a workshop in early October on the topic of Music for PreK Classes. Participants took away a better understanding of three-year-old and four-year-old children plus countless songs and finger plays.
Wendy Barden, Music Education Specialist, said, “Participants took…
Harding and Lein Walseth lead Osseo educators in Arts Integration Professional Development
Mary Harding (Education Specialist in Dance) and Stephanie Lein Walseth (Education Specialist in Theater) partnered with Zanewood Community School in ISD 279 – Osseo Area Schools for a day of professional development in August, 2019. Harding and Lein Walseth presented an arts integration unit…
Regional Arts Teacher Leaders meet for Summer Workshop
Our Regional Arts Teacher Leaders were hard at work mid-August, preparing for the 2019-2020 school year. This network of expert teachers signed up to advocate and expand arts education through the state of Minnesota. The team of 70 educators represent all arts areas and…