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CalArts Offering Summer Residency for Teaching Artists

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Mar 21, 2016

California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) is once again offering the Summer Residency for Teaching Artists. Designed by the award-winning CalArts Community Arts Partnership, which has trained nearly 300 teaching artists in all artistic disciplines each year for the past 26 years, this five-week program provides teaching artists with valuable information and strategies for becoming successful and inspiring teachers.

Courses include Child and Adolescent Social and Cognitive Development, Creative Curriculum Design, the Language of Arts Standards, Critical Reflection and Assessment, Creativity and Imagination, and the Foundations of Learning Theories. The program runs from May 23June 24, 2016. The deadline to apply is April 15.

CalArts welcome all levels of teaching artists as well as those artists interested in teaching at the college level. For additional information and/or questions, please contact Glenna Avila, artistic director, CalArts Community Arts Partnership at

More information can also be found at the CalArts website.

About CalArts Community Arts Partnership

The CalArts Community Arts Partnership (CAP), a program of California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), links the college and the diverse communities of Los Angeles County through tuition-free, after-school, school-based, and summer arts programs for thousands of youth ages 6-18. Year-long programs are offered in the performing, visual, literary, and media arts, team-taught by 300 CalArts faculty, alumni, and current students, allowing for a 4:1 student-teacher ratio.

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