Upcoming Teacher Workshops
The Connie Towson Ford Teacher Resource Center (TRC) offers professional development workshops to support learning in all grade levels and subject areas. For questions about workshop content please contact Dale Hilton (216-707-2491 or dhilton [at] clevelandart.org) or Hajnal Eppley (216-707-6811 or heppley [at] clevelandart.org). For workshops in the Early Childhood Educator series, please contact Liz Clay (216-707-2181 or lclay [at] clevelandart.org). To register for workshops, call the ticket center at 216-421-7350.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 4:30–8:00 p.m.
Senufo: Art and Identity in West Africa
Educators are invited to a special evening program at CMA offered in partnership with the Cuyahoga County Educational Service Center. Attendees will consider aspects of the arts and cultures of West Africa and potential connections for classroom teaching and learning. The free program for educators and guests includes a tour of the exhibit, an introduction to the museum’s Teacher Resource Center, and a lecture by Carol Spindel, author of In the Shadow of the Sacred Grove, a classic memoir of a young American in Africa.
There is no charge for the event, but registration through the Educational Service Center is required by April 17th at www.esc-cc.org. Please click on Professional Development, Calendar of Events, and follow the directions to register. For information, contact Nadine Grimm at 216-901-4243 or Nadine.grimm [at] esc-cc.org.
Early Childhood Educator Workshop: Early Literacy through Art and Storytelling
Saturday, March 7, 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Explore strategies for building your students' visual and verbal literacy while engaging them with art in our collection and children's literature. Designed for pre-K through 1st grade educators, but all are welcome. Register by March 1. $25, TRC Advantage members $20.
TRC to Go—Professional development comes to you!
The TRC offers professional development sessions custom-designed for your district, school, or subject area. From artworks to teaching kits, on-site offerings and off-site programs, explore ways that CMA can support curriculum across all subject areas and grade levels. To book a visit to your faculty meeting or district professional development day, or to find out more, contact Dale Hilton (216-707-2491 or dhilton [at] clevelandart.org) or Hajnal Eppley (216-707-6811 or heppley [at] clevelandart.org).