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  • Jessica Chipman, RAT-L, Honored with Theater Educator of the Year Award

    Jessica Chipman

    September 20, 2021

    Jessica Chipman, one of Perpich Center’s Regional Arts Teacher-Leaders (RAT-L), was honored with the Minnesota Theater Educator of the Year award from the Minnesota Educational Theater Association (META) at the Communication & Theater Association of Minnesota conference…

  • 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:


    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…

  • 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…

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    Regional Arts Teacher Leaders Meeting

    Members of the Regional Arts Teacher-Leader Network gathered at Perpich Center in Golden Valley for two days of intense professional development on March 4 and 5.

    Members of the Regional Arts Teacher-Leader Network gathered at Perpich Center in Golden Valley for two days of intense…

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    Perpich Center Regional Arts Teacher-Leader Application Now Available!

    Perpich Center for Arts Education is expanding its network of Regional Arts Teacher-Leaders! Applications from K-12 educators are being accepted now through 8:00 a.m. on Monday, May 13. Learn more here:

    Who should apply? K-12 Educators who:

    Currently teach in a K-12 Minnesota elementary,…

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    Perpich Regional Arts Teacher-Leader Network Announced

    Perpich Center for Arts Education is proud to introduce the Regional Arts Teacher-Leader network. Regional Arts Teacher-Leaders comprise a collaborative network of 62 distinguished teachers of dance, media arts, music, visual arts, and theater coming together to increase professional development opportunities across the state….