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  • Professor and Author Dr. Anton Treuer Presents in Native Authors Series

    Dr. Anton Treuer (right) signs a book for Perpich student, Rhonda Hoagland (Visual Arts 2024)

    May 2, 2024

    Perpich welcomed Dr. Anton Treuer, professor and author, as the third presenter in the new Native Authors & Artists Series hosted by Perpich’s Professional…

  • Artist and Illustrator Jonathan Thunder Presents in Native Authors Series

    Jonathan Thunder (left) signs a book for Perpich student, Aiyana Beaulieu (Visual Arts 2024)

    March 7, 2024

    On March 5, 2024, Artist and Illustrator Jonathan Thunder was the second presenter in the new Native Authors Series hosted by Perpich’s Professional Development and…

  • Allison Waukau Presents in Inaugural Native Authors Series

    Allison Waukau was the first presenter in Perpich’s new Native Authors Series

    January 24, 2024

    On January 23, 2024, Allison Waukau was the first presenter in the new Native Authors Series hosted by Perpich’s Professional Development and Resource Programs (PDR). The series of…

  • Harding Hosts “Teachers Teaching Teachers” for Dance Educators

    July 18, 2023

    Attendees of the “Teachers Teaching Teachers” workshop on July 17, 2023

    Mary Harding, Perpich Dance Instructor and Dance Education Specialist, hosted a group of dance teachers for the July 17th workshop “Teachers Teaching Teachers”. The presenters covered a wide…

  • Connect and Respond to the Arts of Dakota and Ojibwe People in Mankato

    October 27, 2021

    As part of the Professional Development on Location Series, the Perpich Center’s Professional Development and Resource (PDR) team led three tracks of professional learning opportunities in Mankato on October 26, 2021. The day centered around the theme of Connect and Respond to…

  • Update on Scholars of Distinction for 2020-2021

    November 2, 2020

    The Minnesota Scholars of Distinction Award Program has nurtured and recognized distinguished achievement by highly motivated, self-directed students since 2005. During the 2020-2021 school year, the program will pause for a review of the leadership, mathematics, science, social studies, science, technology, engineering,…

  • Perpich Partners with Penumbra and NEW DAWN

    September 25, 2020

    Stephanie Lein Walseth, Ph.D., Education Specialist in Theater, is making important connections with theater organizations in Minnesota. With her direction, Perpich is partnering with Penumbra Theatre and NEW DAWN Theatre Company to provide educational opportunities on the topics of equity and anti-racism….

  • Perpich Partners with AMAZEworks for Equity Training

    September 10, 2020

    Perpich Arts High School faculty and staff are partnering with AMAZEworks for training in our Equity and Inclusion professional development. The mission of AMAZEworks is to champion equity and belonging for all. AMAZEworks offers anti-bias education curriculum, programs, and training for schools,…

  • 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…