UPCOMING EVENTS

Careers in the Arts -3 part Webinar Series for Middle and High School students and teachers. Final is May 22nd  1:30 – 2:00 p.m E.T. Click here for further information and to register. These webinars are archived for on demand viewing.  Educator Materials are available for download.

Florida Standards and Arts Course Descriptions: Webinar 4 : Assessment: Keeping the End in Mind Right from the Beginning! May 13th from 5 p.m. until 6 p.m. Hosted by Dr. Linda Lovins with special guest Dr. Antoinette Meeks.  PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT POINTS AVAILABLE.  Click here for further information and to register

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Be a STAR! Florida Teacher/Artist Residencies (STAR) program honors and nourishes “the artist in the educator” pursue their artistic work in an inspiring environment. For information and to apply, click here. DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL MAY 1ST!

 
Both Arts Integration series are sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Dept. of State, Div. of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.

 


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the 2014 LEADERSHIP SUMMIT

June 18-20, 2014
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Register Now for
Florida’s Standards and Course Descriptions:
Arts Implementation with Fidelity Webinar Series

The Florida Alliance for Arts Education is offering a four-part webinar series designed to support high-quality implementation of the Arts Course Descriptions. Hosted by Dr. Linda T. Lovins, monthly webinars will be held Tuesdays from 5 p.m. until 6 p.m. E.S.T. Read more…

 

Full STEAM Ahead
by Allison Alsup, Intern for the College of Fine Arts, University of Florida, Public Relations Major, graduating Spring 2014

Just as a strong foundation is necessary to build a sturdy house, a high quality education is the necessary foundation for building a successful economy. Recently, the science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, fields were thought to be the solution for economic change. However, by infusing the arts with the STEM fields, educators are prepared to go full STEAM ahead to develop the high quality education students need to create economic change.  According to Americans for the Arts, STEAM integrates the Arts as an essential component in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education, thereby developing students’ creativity and critical thinking skills and encouraging an innovative and creative workforce.

“You can’t have a vibrant innovation community without a vibrant artistic community,” said, University of Florida President Bernard Machen. “It just doesn’t work.”

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