For Immediate Release: Center offering free workshops to help teachers incorporate the arts into their classrooms


Escondido, California — :

Local teachers are invited to attend two FREE workshops that will explore how to incorporate the Theatrical and Visual Arts into their elementary or middle school classrooms.

The California Center for the Arts, Escondido’s (the Center) Education department will be hosting the workshops from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Mon., Jan. 13. The workshops will run about 50 minutes in length and will repeat so that educators have the opportunity to attend both subjects if desired.

Enhancing Your Classroom with Drama and Enhancing Your Classroom with Digital Photography will each run from 4:30-5:20pm and then repeat at 5:30-6:20pm.

The lessons and strategies discussed connect to and support Common Core standards. Led by the Center’s Teaching Artists, the workshops are not about teaching the arts but rather using the arts to teach and reinforce other subject matter in the curriculum.

The sessions will be held in Studio 2 and the Museum Library at the Center, located at 340 N. Escondido Blvd. in Escondido. Light refreshments will be served.

Space is limited and reservations are required. To sign up, teachers should contact Education Manager Rebecca Noland at (760) 839-4179 or email rnoland@artcenter.org.

The Education department will host another round of free workshops tackling different topics on Mon., Feb. 10.

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About the California Center for the Arts, Escondido 

A 501(c)3 charitable organization, the Center’s creation was sparked by a civic vision—one that recognized the vital role that the arts play in strengthening and uniting the community. Our commitment to enriching lives and improving access to the arts, especially for low-income individuals and families, is exemplified through our extensive educational programming and robust series of free community events. The Center is guided by an enthusiastic Board of Trustees and passionate staff who are dedicated to furthering arts education and access, and to creating programs that provide cultural enrichment for residents of North County and beyond.

You can join this inspiring mission by becoming a donor.  Visit artcenter.org/support or email philanthropy@artcenter.org to start a conversation about how you or your company can make a difference right here and right now in your arts community.

 

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Marketing Office | marketing@artcenter.org


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