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NC Museum of Art & The Big Picture Educator Enrichment Program Offer Professional Development

Design-Lines-Ltd.-NCAM-8Check out these amazing free and inexpensive opportunities for professional development.

Workshop: Slow Art: Learning through Immersive Experiences

Saturday, March 7

10:15 am–4:15 pm

East Building, Conference Center, Level C

$15 Members, $20 Nonmembers (includes lunch)*

Have you heard about Slow Art? The visual arts encourage deceleration and the forging of deep connections. Join us as we slow down and model immersive teaching strategies that can be used to help students access big ideas and rich content across the curriculum.

*Pairs of teachers from the same school representing different subject areas who register together receive a discounted rate of $15 per person. For more information contact Gena Stanley, gstanley@ncartmuseum.org or (919) 664-6828.

 

Workshop: Powerful Pictures

Saturday, April 18

10:15 am–4:15 pm

East Building, Conference Center, Level C

$15 Members, $20 Nonmembers (includes lunch)*

From social justice to volcanoes, the concept of Power finds a place at the table in any classroom. In this workshop we examine ways of harnessing the visual arts to enrich students’ thinking about Power in ELA, social studies, science, and beyond.

*Pairs of teachers from the same school representing different subject areas who register together receive a discounted rate of $15 per person. For more information contact Gena Stanley, gstanley@ncartmuseum.org or (919) 664-6828.

 

Educators Night Out: Reflect and Connect

Thursday, May 7, 2014

4:30–7:30 pm

Free

Connect with other educators over food, drinks, and—most important—art. Drop-in activities throughout the Museum provide opportunities to learn arts integration strategies and to incorporate reflection as a tool in the learning process. Registration encouraged; limited to 100 participants. For more information contact Gena Stanley, gstanley@ncartmuseum.org or (919) 664-6828.

 

Spring Educator Expo in Fayetteville

Thursday, April 16

4:30–7:30 pm

Cape Fear Botanical Garden

Free

The NCMA invites teachers in the Fayetteville area to join us for a special event to celebrate you and all of the hard work you do. Enjoy an evening of inspiration with a keynote presentation and short professional development workshops. Free resources, hors d’oeuvres, wine, and music. Registration required. For more information contact Gena Stanley, gstanley@ncartmuseum.org or (919) 664-6828.

Questions?  Contact – Gena Stanley

Program Coordinator

The BIG PICTURE Educator Enrichment Program

(919)-664-6828

gstanley@ncartmuseum.org

 

North Carolina Museum of Art

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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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