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Teachers Summer Institute

Teachers Summer Institute

ANNUAL PROFESSIONAL RETREAT FOR ART EDUCATORS

Moore’s Teachers Summer Institute is designed for high school art teachers to enhance the culture of teaching and empower learning in visual art. This professionally directed program of studio-based workshops offers art educators the opportunity to recharge batteries, deepen personal direction, hone skills, expand concept development, and discover new applications for educational practice.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION
Dates: June 21 – June 27
Tuition: $810
Register for TSI 2020
(Commuter & non-residential program options for TSI are also available.)

Participants are registered for Growth Mindset for Art and Design Education (EVTI609) and may take it for noncredit or for three graduate-level credits. High school teachers are encouraged to enroll. PA certified teachers receive Act 48 hours and out-of-state teachers receive documentation of professional continuing education hours. For additional information on TSI, please contact 215.965.4030 or ce@moore.edu

PROGRAM OPPORTUNITIES

  • Make art in an exciting studio setting
  • Learn new skills and techniques
  • Network with colleagues
  • Learn about Moore’s BFA and Graduate programs
  • Explore issues in contemporary art
  • Earn professional continuing education hours

STUDIO & PANEL DISCUSSIONS

  • Invigorate individual practice
  • Strengthen the teaching experience
  • Expand resources for curricular design

EDUCATORS SCHOLARSHIP FOR EXCELLENCE IN THE ARTS

Participating high school art teachers receive a $5,000 per year scholarship
to award a graduating senior toward attending Moore’s BFA Program in fall 2021. The Educators Scholarship for Excellence in the Arts celebrates Moore’s mission to advance women artists in achieving their goals and to honor the mentoring role of high school art teachers, and is awarded n the individual teacher’s name at the time of the student’s acceptance to Moore.

PROGRAM OF ACTIVITIES

2D & 3D Studios
Studios are facilitated by professional art faculty. Participants focus on personal direction, experimentation and individual point of view. Options include drawing, painting or mixed media.

Contemporary Art & Lunch
Guest speakers address issues in contemporary art and relate them to topics relevant to high school students and conversations happening in the classroom. Luncheon and discussion are included.

Museum & Gallery Visits
Moore is located in the heart of Philadelphia on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, steps away from the Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia Museum of Art, and other outstanding cultural institutions. An open day provides opportunity for touring nearby attractions and soaking up inspiration.

Optional Evening Sessions
Choices include: Extended Studio Time, Computer Lab, Life Drawing Studio or Printmaking Studio.

Special Session for Pennsylvania Art Teachers

An elective session for Pennsylvania art teachers links content to Academic Standards for Arts and Humanities. PA Act 48 and professional development available.