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Arts Are Core: One World, Many Makers
August 1st, 2019
8:00 am—4:00 pm
4:00 pm—5:00 pm Networking Reception
Edith Bowen Laboratory School, Utah State University

A professional development arts-integration conference for K-6 classroom teachers, arts specialists, administrators, and pre-service teachers.


Join us for a full day of professional development exploring how the core curricula of math, science, language arts and social studies can be taught using the rich hands-on art forms of dance, drama, music and visual art. Participants will delve into the foundation of arts-integration, unpacking all of the quality characteristics and best practices. Participants will walk away with enriched lesson plans to kick off the upcoming school year!

Keynote: Mary Ann Lee, Director of the Tanner Dance Program and Children’s Dance Theatre
Kennedy Center Teaching Artist: Judy Thibault Klevins

Registered participants are encouraged to join us from 4:00PM-5:00PM for the post-conference Networking Reception at the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art where there will be refreshments, live music, the NEHMA Mobile Art Truck and an opportunity for a museum tour.

Everywhere, Wonder book cover

Every participant will recieve a copy of the children's book, Everywhere, Wonder.

You never know what you might see—or where your mind might take you. Everywhere, Wonder is the story of a little boy who sets out on a journey to discover the wonder and beauty of his world—from the pyramids of Egypt to a dusty footprint on the Moon, and then back again to the wonders to be found right outside his bedroom window. Join us as we explore stories and art to discover, dream, share and MAKE!

Contact Us

Aurora Hughes Villa
Endowed Program Director for Elementary Arts Education
aurora.villa@usu.edu
435-797-0866

Addison Odum
Program Coordinator
addison.odum@usu.edu
435-797-0161


Arts Are Core: One World, Many Makers is sponsored by Utah State University’s Beverley Taylor Sorenson Endowed Program
for Elementary Arts Education

Co-sponsors: Utah Division of Arts and Museums and the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art