Greetings Arts Education Friends!
As we enter the end of 2016 and hopefully a beautiful wintery wonderland, I wish you and your family the best of times.
Here is the Wisconsin DPI Fine Arts and Creativity Education Newsletter link for the current and past issues. Please distribute this resource to your colleagues. Also share these links that aim to support our paths in arts education.
Student Learning Objectives – Arts Sharing Online –To participate:
Forward news and classroom highlights to one of the links below:
Additional learning opportunities for educators are available within the
WI DPI Fine Arts Professional Development website. Also check the site subpage, Professional Learning Community, which has multiple arts education topics to investigate individually or within a group.
May you find joy and happiness year round.
Julie A. Palkowski, Ph.D.
Education Consultant- Fine Arts and Creativity; SEADAE President
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction- Content and Learning Team
125 South Webster Street
PO Box 7841
Madison, WI 53707-7841
(608) 261-7494; Fax 608-266-1965
Dear NAEA Board of Directors,
I am writing to invite you to submit lessons to the all new Instructional Resources Gallery (IRG). In an effort to build a base set of lessons prior to wide release we are appealing to you and art education professionals you know to submit lessons to the gallery. Please download the attached flyer and learn all about it! The deadline is January 31, 2017 so don’t delay. Feel free to share this information with colleagues.
As always, if you have questions please contact me.
Thank you and have a great week.
Dennis Inhulsen | Chief Learning Officer
P: 248-467-1059 | F: 703-860-2960 | E: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information on how to submit please click this link to download the PDF
Katie Black is the WAEA November Art Educator of the month. In her own words here is who Katie is and why she's an exceptional art educator.
I grew up on a resort in Hazelhurst Wisconsin. I graduated from Lakeland Union High School in 1990. I went to Carroll College and got a BS in commercial art. I decided I did not want to spend my life on a computer, so I went to UM Duluth for my teaching degree. I took the class art for elementary educators and found my passion. Everyone told me that I should not go into art ed, because I would never find a job. I did find a job in Rhinelander, Wisconsin, where I taught K-8 art for five years. I have spent the last 11 years teaching mostly Native American students at Lac du Flambeau Public School. I am lucky enough to teach in a community that is rich in culture and values the art. The 8th graders and I do a mural every year at the school, which I am very proud of. I am the school photographer, taking photos at all the school events. I put together the yearbook every year. I set up art shows at school and in the community. I have sent art work down to the Lee Yawkey Woodson Art Museum for display. I take students to art workshops to work with local artists. I am a museum junkie, so my favorite time of year is my art trip to Minneapolis. I am part of a group of local art teachers who take a group of 8th graders for an overnight to Minneapolis. We explore museums and cultural spots throughout the twin cities. I big on sharing student art work, so I am always working hard on my displays around school, newspaper and social media. I also do artwork for myself. I sell large painted wood medallions.
Here are some fabulous photos of Katie and her students. Congratulations again for your commitment to excellence Katie.
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