Join us for 20 hours of professional learning that will prepare you to use arts integration strategies online or in person with PreK-12 students. This training will be fun, quickly paced and immediately applicable in a broad range of classrooms and contexts. The 2021 Summer Institute will be held online.
Foundational Session 1: June 14-16 and 18, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Foundational Session 2: June 21-24, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Advanced Session: June 14-16, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. (must have attended a foundational session in previous years to attend)
(Each session will break for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)
Limited spots are available.
The Summer Institute is a research-based comprehensive pedagogical exploration and immersion training experience in the use of drama-based instruction across the curriculum. This three to four-day intensive arts integration training program is co-facilitated by faculty and graduate students from the Department of Theatre and Dance and the College of Education. The Institute provides an opportunity for educators and working professional from across the country to gather and explore the power of learning in and through the arts.
During the Institute, participants:
- Work in professional learning communities;
- Explore drama-based pedagogical strategies;
- Reflect on readings;
- Develop and redefine new arts-integrated curricula and/or peer training modules, and;
- Have the opportunity to observe and facilitate lesson plans.
The Institute concludes with the sharing of multiple drama-based lesson plans for peer review. Ongoing support for participants is provided after the class through the DBI Network website (which also serves as a virtual professional development community). In-service participants are also eligible to receive follow-up and support from University of Texas at Austin faculty through the Drama for Schools program model.
2021 Tuition and Fees
Summer Institute: Activating Learning through the Arts tuition: $300
Contact Lara Dossett at email@example.com with any questions. Fees include course texts used in the Institute.