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Professional Development Opportunities — Fine Arts

Contact: Norm Emerson | 801-567-8364 | norm.emerson@jordandistrict.org

Current PD  |  Online PD  | Customizable PD


Current Professional Development Opportunities

See Jordan Professional Learning System (JPLS) for current offerings.

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Online Professional Development Opportunities

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Customizable Professional Development Opportunities

To arrange PD, contact Norm Emerson | 801-567-8364 | norm.emerson@jordandistrict.org
For additional content-area customizable PD, visit the Customizable PD Index

Opera by Children Teacher Achievement (Available for individual schools by making arrangements through USBE/Utah Festival Opera). Teachers and their classes create their own opera, complete with libretto, music, art, and staging.
Recommended Grade Level: K-12 Recommended Time: 30 Hours

Opera by Children Art Workshop (Available for individual schools by making arrangements through USBE/Utah Festival Opera). Come learn the art of creating masterful scenery, using simple techniques that require a minimal amount of time.
Recommended Grade Level: K-12 Recommended Time: 4 Hours

Opera by Children Teacher Training Workshop (Available for individual schools by making arrangements through USBE/Utah Festival Opera). A required workshop for any new teacher requesting to be part of "Opera by Children." A great opportunity for teachers that have already written operas to learn and refine their techniques.
Recommended Grade Level: K-12 Recommended Time: 8 Hours

"Drum Well." Participants learn to use movements that inspire children and prompt them to create movement and rhythms of their own.
Recommended Grade Level: K-12 Recommended Time: 6 Hours

"Drum Better." Basic drumming skills are introduced.
Recommended Grade Level: K-12 Recommended Time: 8 Hours

"Drum Best." Participants learn how to make "Drums Alive," a cross-curricular program, and to increase comprehension of math and science.
Recommended Grade Level: K-12 Recommended Time: 16 Hours

USBE Class #64222 Evening for Educators presented by the State-wide Art Partnership. The State-wide Art Partnership's Evening for Educators series is designed to help educators incorporate the arts into their classroom curriculum.
Recommended Grade Level: K-12 Recommended Time: 15 Hours in 8 Sessions

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