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K-12 Media Arts Teaching Residency applications due May 15

Michele Jaquis

Interested in K-12 Media Arts Education?

Looking for exciting Professional Development opportunities?

Applications are now available for the first
K-12 Teaching Residency at
Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
Aug. 9-13, 2010

The Summer 2010 K-12 Teaching Residency at Otis College of Art and Design focuses on media arts and the integration of learning technologies into arts, math, science and humanities curricula. This five-day intensive retreat reinvigorates educators’ teaching and art and design practices by providing opportunities to share best teaching practices through presentations, workshops, field trips and access to the studios and media arts facilities at Otis. The K-12 Teaching residency is open to teaching artists and K-12 credentialed teachers of all subjects. Salary point credits are also available to local school district teachers. Tuition, meals and housing are provided at no cost to participants through a competitive application process.

Throughout the five days, each participating Teaching Resident will give a 20 minute presentation to the group. This could be about your own research and creative practice, your teaching experience, initiatives at your school and/or district, highlights of your student work, best teaching practices, what you are influenced/inspired by, etc.

Who is eligible to apply?
CA Credentialed Teachers of all subjects
CA Teaching artists and designers in all disciplines
Priority will be given to ConnectEd Arts/Media/Entertainment Pilot Teachers

Applications are due: May 15, 2010
Download the brochure and application form at:
http://www.otis.edu/continuing_education/teaching_residency.html

This professional development program is organized by the Artists, Community and Teaching (ACT) Program, as part of the Otis College of Art and Design Teaching and Learning Initiative, funded by generous grants from the James Irvine Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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