ART: The Portal to Reaching Students with Special Needs

Presented by Graduate Studies at Moore’s MA in Art Education with an Emphasis in Special Populations

November 15, 2014

9:00 am – 3:30 pm

Moore College of Art & Design

Moore College of Art & Design’s groundbreaking Art and Special Education Symposia will commemorate its sixth year with an exciting roster of previous keynote speakers. The panel of esteemed educators includes: Beverly Levett Gerber, editor and author of the best-selling Reaching and Teaching Students with Special Needs through Art; Peter Geisser, former instructor at the Rhode Island School for the Deaf and a member of the Access Advisory Board of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston; Beverley Johns, an expert in behavioral strategies for students with learning differences and author of 11 books; and Juliann Dorff, a contributing author to the book Understanding Students with Autism through Art and recipient of the Outstanding Teaching Award from Kent State University. The panel will be moderated by Penny and Bob Fox Distinguished Professor Lynne Horoschak, PA’s teacher of the year and Art Education Graduate Program Manager.  Following the panel, a select group of alumni from Moore’s MA in Art Education with an Emphasis in Special Populations program will share a synopsis of the analysis and application of their theses data and its impact on their teaching methodology. In the afternoon roundtable discussions led by renowned area educators will provide participants the opportunity to explore topics related to teaching students with special needs.

The entire day, including lunch, is only $35; free for college students with ID’s.  We also provide the added value of ACT 48 hours for an additional $25.  SAVE THE DATE, REGISTRATION BEGINS IN EARLY SEPTEMBER

Published on June 16th, 2014