In-person (half day/full day) or Zoom (2hrs) Format
In this workshop, educators will explore examples and tools to support social emotional learning (SEL) in ways that are embedded, intentional, and sustained. Participants will make direct connections between the four artistic processes and the five social emotional competencies through the Arts Education & Social Emotional Learning Framework and reflect upon practices for building classroom culture where artistic-SEL is a priority and every student will flourish. This workshop is effective for K-12 educators from all arts disciplines, as well as non-arts educators who are seeking to make interdisciplinary connections.
In-person (half day/full day) or Zoom (2hrs) Format
In this highly interactive workshop, participants will explore the 2020 NJ Learning Standards in the Visual and performing Arts through new lenses. These new perspectives include understanding the four Artistic processes and the five social emotional competencies, making natural connections through the Arts Education & Social Emotional Learning Framework. This workshop is ideal for all K-12 arts educators and anyone responsible for ensuring the arts standards are taught with fidelity and in a manner that advances student identity, agency, and belonging.
In-person (this is a multi-part series, full-day or half-day Format)
Arts integration is an effective strategy for cultivating positive climate and culture, as well as deepening student engagement. Sessions will immerse participants in the fundamental components of high-quality arts integration and arts-enhanced teacher practice. In each highly participatory session, the knowledge and skills needed to move confidently from planning to implementation will be explored. Drawing upon New Jersey’s Arts Integration Think and Do Workbook, participants will identify realistic goals and develop concrete actions steps to guide their arts integration work. This series is for all arts disciplines, PreK-12 educators. Teams/groups should include at least one arts educator and one non-arts educator.
Offered January-March, 2024 No-cost to participants.
The Culturally Responsive Arts Education (CRAE) Workout is an eight-week curated asynchronous and synchronous experience that focuses on developing the capacity of educators and administrators to think about how culturally relevant and responsive approaches can shift curriculum, instructional content, and teaching practices to more effectively represent and validate all students’ cultures and lived experiences. This Workout experience is open to all educators. Additional details found here: https://www.artsednj.org/CRAEworkout/
9:00am – 3:00pm (IN-PERSON)
FEA Conference Center
12 Centre Dr., Monroe Township, NJ 08831
This workshop will be presented by members of the NJSLS-VPA writing teams.
The format of this workshop will provide a full day of active learning. The session will include small group, peer-to-peer learning to support robust implementation of the 2020 New Jersey Student Learning Standards in the Visual and Performing Arts.
Participants will be invited to work collaboratively, building upon examples and impactful teaching and learning practices that center student empowerment.
Join us as we explore resources and share practices that will help you to implement the 2020 NJSLS-VPA with fidelity to the mission and vision.
This workshop will be valuable for arts educators as well as administrators, and all experience levels are welcome.
Presenter: Dr. Latasha Casterlow-Lalla, Supervisor of Visual & Performing Arts, Passaic Public Schools
Student artists can develop a deep sense of identity, belonging, and agency when social emotional learning is intentionally embedded into arts education. This 90-minute workshop will offer arts educators and administrators the opportunity to intentionally implement elements of CRAE strategies aligned to SEL competencies supporting instruction that assists student in connecting their creativity to skills.
Participants will be able to work collaboratively to implement elements to maximize the impact of arts-based instruction to celebrate student choice connected building content skills.
Join us to learn about resources and key principles that will help you to cultivate conditions for social emotional learning and culturally responsive arts education.
Arts Ed NJ Launches Two-Part Course to Provide Self-paced Professional Learning Solution for NJ Arts Educators.
Early Enrollment is now open until May 31, 2023
This course is ideal for all PK-12 arts educators, Arts Supervisors, and anyone responsible for ensuring the arts standards are taught with fidelity and in a manner that advances student identity, agency, and belonging.
View & Learn
Embracing the Arts: A Pathway to Well-Rounded Education was part of the 2018 Arts Education Series co-sponsored by Arts Ed NJ and the New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association. During this day of professional learning, administrators and teacher leaders explored how the arts, as a core curricular area, are a meaningful component of the Every Student Succeeds Act.
View this suite of four videos to better understand how a consistent commitment to arts education leads to positive school climate, family and community engagement, as well as students’ academic and social-emotional development. Learn directly from practitioners and researchers about opportunities to include the arts as an important dimension of student learning and the impact of arts learning!
Professional Learning Archive
- Developing Impactful Arts Integration: From Planning to Practice
- Social Emotional Learning and the Arts: Exploring Connections and Implications
Transforming Schools Through the Power of the Arts
Equity, Assessment, and Participation – The Components of Model Program Design
A series of arts-based professional learning at FEA
Sponsored by FEA and the NJ Arts Education Partnership
This session will include practical strategies to address the major educational initiatives