Empowering Student Artists: Implementing the 2020 New Jersey Student Learning Standards in the Visual and Performing Arts
October 26, 2022
9:00am – 3:00pm
Join us in-person for this memorable session!
Sequential arts education, rooted in practices that are culturally responsive, fosters a sense of belonging, and supports students in developing identity, agency, and creativity. 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. Once registered, you will receive materials to view/review prior to the session.
Presenters: This workshop will be presented by members of the NJSLS-VPA writing teams.
Cultivating Conditions for Social Emotional Learning and Arts Education
November 16, 2022
3:00pm – 4:30pm
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 self-assess readiness to embed social emotional learning into arts programs and teaching practices that are rooted in culturally responsive arts education. 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.
Presenter: Latasha Casterlow-Lalla, Supervisor of Visual & Performing Arts, Passaic Public Schools
Learn more about this exciting learning opportunity designed to help arts educators incorporate culturally responsive practices into arts curriculum that aligns with the 2020 New Jersey Student Learning Standards in the Visual and Performing Arts!
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