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North Carolina Museum of Art Offers Free Educator Expo

MInt-MuseumHow is the concept of Power explored across subject areas? The North Carolina Museum of Art invites you to explore these ideas with colleagues and friends at the Mint Museum in Charlotte for an evening focused on celebrating and supporting teachers. Discover resources and programs the NCMA offers to support the hard work you do. Attend short professional development workshops highlighting the power of integrating the arts, and leave with ideas for projects of your own. Dr. Dennie Palmer Wolf will deliver a keynote address focused on the power of arts-based learning in education. Hors d’oeuvres and wine will be served. Registration required. Limited to 250 – Free – Registration required

Hosted by The Mint Museum Uptown

 

October 2 4:30pm – 8:30pm

 

When registering, choose from one of the following Breakout Sessions that are Powered by the Arts

Guiding Rich Conversations: Join us in the Mint Galleries to learn strategies for engaging students in powerful conversations around works of art.

Creating Connections: Discover ways to build strong connections across subjects areas using ArtNC’s concept mapping tool.

Harnessing Language: Explore the concept of power through language while learning strategies to help students think critically, create and apply Common Core Standards  in ELA, Speaking and Listening

Constructing Images: Use photography to build skills in observation, inquiry and analysis and learn strategies for guiding students in creating their own images

Integrating Technology: Area teachers from a variety of subject areas will share successful integration of technology used in their arts integrated lessons

Building Creative Culture: Ideally for Principals, Administrators and Team leaders – Explore best practices for supporting strong creative cultures in your school.

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About Heather Mullins

Heather Mullins is the Chief Academic Officer in Newton-Conover City Schools. She is a North Carolina Teaching Fellow who spent 12 years as a high school English Teacher. She received her B.S.Ed. in Secondary English Education from Western Carolina University. Heather completed her National Board Certification in Adolescent Young Adult English Language Arts in 2002. She holds an M.Ed. in Academically and Intellectually Gifted from UNC-Charlotte. Heather has served as a Curriculum Specialist in Hickory City Schools, an adjunct professor at Lenoir-Rhyne University, and a Professional Development Consultant for the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. She completed her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership through Western Carolina University. Heather is one of the co-founders of #NCed Chat, North Carolina’s first Twitter chat for teachers. She is passionate about innovative practices, instructional technology, student ownership of learning, and supporting teachers. Heather serves on the advisory board for the North Carolina Digital Learning Plan, North Carolina School for the Deaf and Catawba Science Center. She is a recipient of the 2015 NCMLE Central Office Administrator to Watch Award. She also received the 2016 Don Chalker Award for Excellence in Educational Leadership. Heather is the proud mother of one son, Jackson.

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