Madison Teacher Academy Weekly

Week of January 18, 2016

This Week's Courses

Common Childhood conditions and illnesses: What these mean to the educator.Course Num: 161 (3)



Understanding a wide array of childhood illnesses can help you to better plan, teach, and diversify your instruction. We will learn about Fifth's Disease, Amblyopia, Scoliois, Bronchitis, Dermatitis, Strep Infections, Cholesteoma, Diabetes, Patella Femoral syndrome, etc. These conditions often affect children's attention and ability to learn, as well as their attendance. You will learn what to expect when a child has been diagnosed with such conditions, how they will be treated medically, and how you can prevent the spread of contagious illnesses.

Audience: K-8 Staff
Danielson Component(s):
Presenter: Nicolette Crescas, School Nurse, Torey J. Sabatini School
Location: Torey J. Sabatini School Art Room
Date(s) & Time(s): Tuesday, January 19; 3:45-4:45pm
Start Date: 2016-01-19
Hours: 1
Current Enrollment: 4 Minimum Enrollment: 5 Maximum Enrollment: 25
Current Instructor Email Account: crescasc@madisonpublicschools.org (Nicolette Crescas)


The Kinesthetic Classroom: Teaching and Learning Through MovementCourse Num: 180 (3)



Modeling dynamic movement and kinesthetic activity to enliven K – 2 classroom content is a key part of this course. In addition, this course will focus on discovering the connection between movement, the brain and learning. We will discuss and examine implicit learning, class cohesion activities, content – based kinesthetic activities, brain breaks and energizers.

Audience: All Staff
Danielson Component(s): 1F: Designing Student Assessments;
Presenter: Francesca Frosoni, Third Grade Teacher, Torey J. Sabatini School
Location: Torey J. Sabatini School Room 226
Date(s) & Time(s): Wednesday, January 20; 3:45-4:45pm
Start Date: 2016-01-20
Hours: 1
Current Enrollment: 3 Minimum Enrollment: 5 Maximum Enrollment: 15
Current Instructor Email Account: frosonif@madisonpublicschools.org (Francesca Frosoni)


Google Forms & Sheets for Novice UsersCourse Num: 205 (3)



Google Forms is a wonderful tool to help with student assessment and data collection. Forms brings the responses for your form into one easy to read spreadsheet that you can manipulate and analyze. Come learn how to design a Google Form using different types of questions, analyze collected data, and post Forms to your school website to share with students. Learn how to share and collaborate on spreadsheets. To help ensure we are planning this workshop to meet your needs please take a minute to complete the survey: http://tinyurl.com/madneeds.

Audience: 6-12 Staff
Danielson Component(s):
Presenter: Elizabeth Troullos, Italian Teacher, Madison Junior School
Location: Madison Junior School Room 100
Date(s) & Time(s): Wednesday, January 20; 3:15pm-4:15pm
Start Date: 2016-01-20
Hours: 1
Current Enrollment: 1 Minimum Enrollment: 3 Maximum Enrollment: 25
Current Instructor Email Account: troullose@madisonpublicschools.org (Elizabeth Troullos)


Using NoodleTools for Research and Citation ManagementCourse Num: 222 (3)



This hands-on workshop will introduce participants to NoodleTools - a citation and research management application. You will be able to set up an account and explore the basic features of NoodleTools. This application can be immediately used with students to create bibliographies and organize research.

Audience: MJS Teachers
Danielson Component(s):
Presenter: Sara Reichel, Library Media Specialist, Madison Junior School
Location: Madison Junior School Library
Date(s) & Time(s): Wednesday, January 20th; 3:15-4:15pm
Start Date: 2016-01-20
Hours: 1
Current Enrollment: 2 Minimum Enrollment: 5 Maximum Enrollment: 25
Current Instructor Email Account: reichels@madisonpublicschools.org (Sara Reichel)


CPR/AED for first time life saversCourse Num: 187 (3)



Learn how to respond quickly and effectively to an medical emergency by giving CPR and using an AED. You will gain the confidence and skills needed to save a life wherever you are. We will use hands on experience with a CPR mannequin and an AED trainer simulating a variety of situations. Learn one, two, and three person rescue techniques. Must attend both sessions for credit.

Audience: All Elementary staff seeking first time CPR/AED certification
Danielson Component(s):
Presenters: Nicolette Crescas, School Nurse, Torey J. Sabatini School & Diane Fastiggi, School Nurse, Madison High School
Location: Torey J. Sabatini School Art Room
Date(s) & Time(s): Thursday, January 21 & Tuesday, January 26; 3:45-5:45pm
Start Date: 2016-01-21
Hours: 4
Current Enrollment: 13 Minimum Enrollment: 10 Maximum Enrollment: 25
Current Instructor Email Account: crescasc@madisonpublicschools.org (Nicolette Crescas)

Next Week's Courses

Google Forms & Sheets for Novice UsersCourse Num: 208 (3)



Google Forms is a wonderful tool to help with student assessment and data collection. Forms brings the responses for your form into one easy to read spreadsheet that you can manipulate and analyze. Come learn how to design a Google Form using different types of questions, analyze collected data, and post Forms to your school website to share with students. Learn how to share and collaborate on spreadsheets. To help ensure we are planning this workshop to meet your needs please take a minute to complete the survey: http://tinyurl.com/madneeds.

Audience: All Staff
Danielson Component(s):
Presenter: Anthony Cyrana, Grade 5 Teacher, Central Avenue School
Location: Central Avenue School Room 202
Date(s) & Time(s): Tuesday, January 26; 3:45pm-4:45pm
Start Date: 2016-01-26
Hours: 1
Current Enrollment: 0 Minimum Enrollment: 3 Maximum Enrollment: 25
Current Instructor Email Account: cyranaa@madisonpublicschools.org (Anthony Cyrana)


Brain – Based Teaching and LearningCourse Num: 181 (3)



Our brain is a very powerful tool and understanding how it works will us help us, as teachers, better relay information to our students. This course will focus on neuroscience, research on how the brain learns and processes information. We will also be focusing on the functions of the senses, working memory, long – term memory, storage and retrieval and development of self – concept.

Audience: All Staff
Danielson Component(s): 1F: Designing Student Assessments; 3B: Using Questioning and Discussion Techniques; 3D: Using Assessment in Instruction;
Presenter: Francesca Frosoni, Third Grade Teacher, Torey J. Sabatini School
Location: Torey J. Sabatini School Room 226
Date(s) & Time(s): Wednesday, January 27; 3:45-4:45pm
Start Date: 2016-01-27
Hours: 1
Current Enrollment: 10 Minimum Enrollment: 5 Maximum Enrollment: 20
Current Instructor Email Account: frosonif@madisonpublicschools.org (Francesca Frosoni)


Math Facts - Fluency without FearCourse Num: 184 (3)



Fact acquisition is a critical piece of elementary mathematics learning. This session will examine the latest research about how math facts are best learned, suggest instructional strategies for teachers, and offer specific games and activities to be used in the classroom.

Audience: K-5 teachers
Danielson Component(s): 3B: Using Questioning and Discussion Techniques; 3D: Using Assessment in Instruction;
Presenter: Kathleen Wallace,
Location: Torey J. Sabatini School Room 203
Date(s) & Time(s): Wednesday, January 27; 3:45-4:45pm
Start Date: 2016-01-27
Hours: 1
Current Enrollment: 3 Minimum Enrollment: 5 Maximum Enrollment: 25
Current Instructor Email Account: wallacek@madisonpublicschools.org (Kathleen Wallace)


Google Sites for Novice UsersCourse Num: 215 (3)



Learn the basics of Google Sites- it is a wiki, blog and portfolio all rolled into one site. Google Sites can be used as a website to share resources with students and parents. To help ensure we are planning this workshop to meet your needs please take a minute to complete the survey: http://tinyurl.com/madneeds

Audience: 6-12 Staff
Danielson Component(s):
Presenter: Sara Reichel, Library Media Specialist, Madison Junior School
Location: Madison Junior School Media Center
Date(s) & Time(s): Wednesday, January 27; 3:15pm-4:15pm
Start Date: 2016-01-27
Hours: 1
Current Enrollment: 1 Minimum Enrollment: 3 Maximum Enrollment: 25
Current Instructor Email Account: reichels@madisonpublicschools.org (Sara Reichel)


Google Slides for Intermediate UsersCourse Num: 213 (3)



Learn how to create engaging lessons and activities with Google Slides. Learn how to embed videos, animations, transitions,and publish to the web. To help ensure we are planning this workshop to meet your needs please take a minute to complete the survey: http://tinyurl.com/madneeds

Audience: All
Danielson Component(s):
Presenter: Anthony Cyrana, Grade 5 Teacher, Central Avenue School
Location: Central Avenue School Room 202
Date(s) & Time(s): Thursday, January 28; 3:45pm-4:45pm
Start Date: 2016-01-28
Hours: 1
Current Enrollment: 0 Minimum Enrollment: 3 Maximum Enrollment: 25
Current Instructor Email Account: cyranaa@madisonpublicschools.org (Anthony Cyrana)


American Red Cross First Aid, CPR, AED CertificationCourse Num: 191 (3)



Course that trains individuals to learn basic First Aid, CPR (Pediatric also) and how to use an AED machine. Course is open to 1st time learners as well as those who need recertification.

Audience: All Staff
Danielson Component(s):
Presenter: Kevin Lynott, Health & Physical Education Teacher, Madison High School
Location: Madison High School G53
Date(s) & Time(s): Saturday, January 30; 8:00am-2:00pm
Start Date: 2016-01-30
Hours: 6
Current Enrollment: 7 Minimum Enrollment: 5 Maximum Enrollment: 25
Current Instructor Email Account: lynottk@madisonpublicschools.org (Kevin Lynott)

New Courses This Week


Google Forms & Sheets for Novice UsersCourse Num: 205 (3)



Google Forms is a wonderful tool to help with student assessment and data collection. Forms brings the responses for your form into one easy to read spreadsheet that you can manipulate and analyze. Come learn how to design a Google Form using different types of questions, analyze collected data, and post Forms to your school website to share with students. Learn how to share and collaborate on spreadsheets. To help ensure we are planning this workshop to meet your needs please take a minute to complete the survey: http://tinyurl.com/madneeds.

Audience: 6-12 Staff
Danielson Component(s):
Presenter: Elizabeth Troullos, Italian Teacher, Madison Junior School
Location: Madison Junior School Room 100
Date(s) & Time(s): Wednesday, January 20; 3:15pm-4:15pm
Start Date: 2016-01-20
Hours: 1
Current Enrollment: 0 Minimum Enrollment: 3 Maximum Enrollment: 25
Current Instructor Email Account: troullose@madisonpublicschools.org (Elizabeth Troullos)

Using NoodleTools for Research and Citation ManagementCourse Num: 222 (3)



This hands-on workshop will introduce participants to NoodleTools - a citation and research management application. You will be able to set up an account and explore the basic features of NoodleTools. This application can be immediately used with students to create bibliographies and organize research.

Audience: MJS Teachers
Danielson Component(s):
Presenter: Sara Reichel, Library Media Specialist, Madison Junior School
Location: Madison Junior School Library
Date(s) & Time(s): Wednesday, January 20th; 3:15-4:15pm
Start Date: 2016-01-20
Hours: 1
Current Enrollment: 0 Minimum Enrollment: 5 Maximum Enrollment: 25
Current Instructor Email Account: reichels@madisonpublicschools.org (Sara Reichel)


Google Forms & Sheets for Novice UsersCourse Num: 208 (3)



Google Forms is a wonderful tool to help with student assessment and data collection. Forms brings the responses for your form into one easy to read spreadsheet that you can manipulate and analyze. Come learn how to design a Google Form using different types of questions, analyze collected data, and post Forms to your school website to share with students. Learn how to share and collaborate on spreadsheets. To help ensure we are planning this workshop to meet your needs please take a minute to complete the survey: http://tinyurl.com/madneeds.

Audience: All Staff
Danielson Component(s):
Presenter: Anthony Cyrana, Grade 5 Teacher, Central Avenue School
Location: Central Avenue School Room 202
Date(s) & Time(s): Tuesday, January 26; 3:45pm-4:45pm
Start Date: 2016-01-26
Hours: 1
Current Enrollment: 0 Minimum Enrollment: 3 Maximum Enrollment: 25
Current Instructor Email Account: cyranaa@madisonpublicschools.org (Anthony Cyrana)


Google Sites for Novice UsersCourse Num: 215 (3)



Learn the basics of Google Sites- it is a wiki, blog and portfolio all rolled into one site. Google Sites can be used as a website to share resources with students and parents. To help ensure we are planning this workshop to meet your needs please take a minute to complete the survey: http://tinyurl.com/madneeds

Audience: All
Danielson Component(s):
Presenter: Sara Reichel, Library Media Specialist, Madison Junior School
Location: Madison Junior School Media Center
Date(s) & Time(s): Wednesday, January 27; 3:15pm-4:15pm
Start Date: 2016-01-27
Hours: 1
Current Enrollment: 0 Minimum Enrollment: 3 Maximum Enrollment: 25
Current Instructor Email Account: reichels@madisonpublicschools.org (Sara Reichel)


Google Slides for Intermediate UsersCourse Num: 213 (3)



Learn how to create engaging lessons and activities with Google Slides. Learn how to embed videos, animations, transitions,and publish to the web. To help ensure we are planning this workshop to meet your needs please take a minute to complete the survey: http://tinyurl.com/madneeds

Audience: All
Danielson Component(s):
Presenter: Anthony Cyrana, Grade 5 Teacher, Central Avenue School
Location: Central Avenue School Room 202
Date(s) & Time(s): Thursday, January 28; 3:45pm-4:45pm
Start Date: 2016-01-28
Hours: 1
Current Enrollment: 0 Minimum Enrollment: 3 Maximum Enrollment: 25
Current Instructor Email Account: cyranaa@madisonpublicschools.org (Anthony Cyrana)

Google Classroom for Novice UsersCourse Num: 209 (3)



Google Classroom helps teachers create, assign, and collect student classwork and homework paperless. With Google Classroom, teachers can seamlessly integrate Google Docs, Google Drive, and Gmail to create assignments, provide feedback for in progress and completed work, and communicate with their students directly and with whole class announcements--all without using a single piece of paper. Students can work on assignments in Google Docs and turn it in with a few clicks. To help ensure we are planning this workshop to meet your needs please take a minute to complete the survey: http://tinyurl.com/madneeds

Audience: All Staff
Danielson Component(s):
Presenter: Anthony Cyrana, Grade 5 Teacher, Central Avenue School
Location: Central Avenue School Room 202
Date(s) & Time(s): Tuesday, February 2; 3:45pm-4:45pm
Start Date: 2016-02-02
Hours: 1
Current Enrollment: 0 Minimum Enrollment: 3 Maximum Enrollment: 25
Current Instructor Email Account: cyranaa@madisonpublicschools.org (Anthony Cyrana)


Google Sites for Novice UsersCourse Num: 218 (3)



Learn the basics of Google Sites- it is a wiki, blog and portfolio all rolled into one site. Google Sites can be used as a website to share resources with students and parents. To help ensure we are planning this workshop to meet your needs please take a minute to complete the survey: http://tinyurl.com/madneeds

Audience: 6-12 Staff
Danielson Component(s):
Presenter: Bob Grundfest, Social Studies Teacher, Madison High School
Location: Madison High School Room C32
Date(s) & Time(s): Tuesday, February 2; 3:15pm-4:15pm
Start Date: 2016-02-02
Hours: 1
Current Enrollment: 0 Minimum Enrollment: 3 Maximum Enrollment: 25
Current Instructor Email Account: grundfestr@madisonpublicschools.org (Robert Grundfest)


Google Calendar for Intermediate UsersCourse Num: 216 (3)



Learn how to use Google Calendar to increase communication with students and parents, customize and manage events, and developing and sharing lesson plans. Embed calendar on website. Also, learn how to sync your calendar and set up alerts and notifications for you and for your students. To help ensure we are planning this workshop to meet your needs please take a minute to complete the survey: http://tinyurl.com/madneeds

Audience: All Staff
Danielson Component(s):
Presenter: Kristina Nicosia, Technology Integration Specialist
Location: Madison High School A-Hall Conference Room
Date(s) & Time(s): Wednesday, February 3; 6:35am-7:35am
Start Date: 2016-02-03
Hours: 1
Current Enrollment: 0 Minimum Enrollment: 3 Maximum Enrollment: 10
Current Instructor Email Account: nicosiak@madisonpublicschools.org (Kristina Nicosia)

Google Classroom for Intermediate UsersCourse Num: 210 (3)



Learn how to embed content and Google Calendars into your Classroom. Also learn how to use Google Classroom as a blog with student interactions, how add-ons such as Flubaroo can help streamline the grading process, and how to share websites with the entire class at the same time. To help ensure we are planning this workshop to meet your needs please take a minute to complete the survey: http://tinyurl.com/madneeds.

Audience: All Staff
Danielson Component(s):
Presenter: Anthony Cyrana, Grade 5 Teacher, Central Avenue School
Location: Central Avenue School Room 202
Date(s) & Time(s): Thursday, February 4; 3:45pm-4:45pm
Start Date: 2016-02-04
Hours: 1
Current Enrollment: 0 Minimum Enrollment: 3 Maximum Enrollment: 25
Current Instructor Email Account: cyranaa@madisonpublicschools.org (Anthony Cyrana)

Google Apps & ExtensionsCourse Num: 217 (3)



Google Chrome has a library of special tools you can access through the browser called Extensions that can make your life in the classroom easier. Plus, when you use Chrome, all of the apps, extensions and web history are stored in the cloud, so wherever you login, they are literally at your fingertips. In this workshop, you will learn the differences between Apps and Extensions and how they can be used to meet the needs of all learners. Participants will leave this workshop with Apps and Extensions loaded on their Chrome accounts.

Audience: All Staff
Danielson Component(s):
Presenter: Kristina Nicosia, Technology Integration Specialist
Location: Madison High School A-Hall Conference Room
Date(s) & Time(s): Tuesday, February 9; 6:35am-7:35am
Start Date: 2016-02-09
Hours: 1
Current Enrollment: 0 Minimum Enrollment: 3 Maximum Enrollment: 10
Current Instructor Email Account: nicosiak@madisonpublicschools.org (Kristina Nicosia)


Google Slides for Novice UsersCourse Num: 219 (3)



Learn how to create and collaborate with Google Slides. Also, learn how to import existing powerpoints into Slides, view presentation, templates, themes, and printing from slides. To help ensure we are planning this workshop to meet your needs please take a minute to complete the survey: http://tinyurl.com/madneeds

Audience: 6-12 Staff
Danielson Component(s):
Presenter: Bob Grundfest, Social Studies Teacher, Madison High School
Location: Madison High School Room C32
Date(s) & Time(s): Tuesday, February 9; 3:15pm-4:15pm
Start Date: 2016-02-09
Hours: 1
Current Enrollment: 0 Minimum Enrollment: 3 Maximum Enrollment: 25
Current Instructor Email Account: grundfestr@madisonpublicschools.org (Robert Grundfest)


Google Forms & Sheets for Intermediate UsersCourse Num: 206 (3)



Learn how to add flair to your forms with different themes, view responses in different formats, embed a form in Google Classroom or websites and set up notifications to be receive an email once a form has been submitted. To help ensure we are planning this workshop to meet your needs please take a minute to complete the survey: http://tinyurl.com/madneeds

Audience: 6-12 Staff
Danielson Component(s):
Presenter: Elizabeth Troullos, Italian Teacher, Madison Junior School
Location: Madison Junior School Room 100
Date(s) & Time(s): Wednesday, February 10; 3:15pm-4:15pm
Start Date: 2016-02-10
Hours: 1
Current Enrollment: 0 Minimum Enrollment: 3 Maximum Enrollment: 25
Current Instructor Email Account: troullose@madisonpublicschools.org (Elizabeth Troullos)

Chromebook ManagementCourse Num: 214 (3)



This hands-on workshop is designed to give participants an experience working with Chromebooks. You will explore the basic features and navigate through troubleshooting. We will look at common problems and share some quick fixes. The workshop will be designed based on your immediate needs so you will leave feeling more comfortable with the use of Chromebooks in your classroom.

Audience: All
Danielson Component(s):
Presenter: Anthony Cyrana, Grade 5 Teacher, Central Avenue School
Location: Central Avenue School Room 202
Date(s) & Time(s): Tuesday, February 16; 3:45pm-4:45pm
Start Date: 2016-02-16
Hours: 1
Current Enrollment: 0 Minimum Enrollment: 3 Maximum Enrollment: 25
Current Instructor Email Account: cyranaa@madisonpublicschools.org (Anthony Cyrana)

Google Apps & ExtensionsCourse Num: 204 (3)




Google Chrome has a library of special tools you can access through the browser called Apps and Extensions that can make your life in the classroom easier. Plus, when you use Chrome, all of the apps, extensions and web history are stored in the cloud, so wherever you login, they are literally at your fingertips. In this workshop, you will learn the differences between Apps and Extensions and how they can be used to meet the needs of struggling learners. Participants will leave this workshop with Apps and Extensions loaded on their Chrome accounts.

Audience: K-8 Staff
Danielson Component(s):
Presenter: Kristina Nicosia, Technology Integration, Specialist
Location: Madison Junior School Media Center
Date(s) & Time(s): Tuesday, February 16; 6:45am-7:45am
Start Date: 2016-02-16
Hours: 1
Current Enrollment: 0 Minimum Enrollment: 3 Maximum Enrollment: 25
Current Instructor Email Account: nicosiak@madisonpublicschools.org (Kristina Nicosia)


Google Slides for Novice UsersCourse Num: 203 (3)



Learn how to create and collaborate with Google Slides. Also, learn how to import existing powerpoints into Slides, view presentation, templates, themes, and printing from slides. To help ensure we are planning this workshop to meet your needs please take a minute to complete the survey: http://tinyurl.com/madneeds

Audience: K-8 Staff
Danielson Component(s):
Presenter: Kristina Nicosia, Technology Integration, Specialist
Location: Madison Junior School Media Center
Date(s) & Time(s): Wednesday, February 17; 6:45am-7:45am
Start Date: 2016-02-17
Hours: 1
Current Enrollment: 0 Minimum Enrollment: 3 Maximum Enrollment: 25
Current Instructor Email Account: nicosiak@madisonpublicschools.org (Kristina Nicosia)


Cheating In A Digital Learning EnvironmentCourse Num: 221 (3)



The digital world has changed the way we teach and the way students learn. With the wonderful things technology brings, it also comes with a new set of challenges in maintaining integrity in the learning process and, as a result, in the classroom. This workshop is designed to start the conversation to consider the role of the learning environment in influencing academic integrity. We will also discuss practical suggestions for how to design and teach courses that foster intrinsic motivation, facilitate mastery learning, and create a growth mindset in students.

Audience: 6-12 Staff
Danielson Component(s):
Presenter: Kristina Nicosia, Technology Integration Specialist
Location: Madison Junior School Media Center
Date(s) & Time(s): Wednesday, February 24; 3:15pm-4:15pm
Start Date: 2016-02-24
Hours: 1
Current Enrollment: 0 Minimum Enrollment: 3 Maximum Enrollment: 25
Current Instructor Email Account: nicosiak@madisonpublicschools.org (Kristina Nicosia)




Google Forms & Sheets for Advanced UsersCourse Num: 207 (3)



Learn how to use section headers to add passages, organize your data in the spreadsheet using different tabs, create self-grading quizzes, and create a form that allows respondents to land on a particular page based on response. To help ensure we are planning this workshop to meet your needs please take a minute to complete the survey: http://tinyurl.com/madneeds

Audience: 6-12 Staff
Danielson Component(s):
Presenter: Elizabeth Troullos, Italian Teacher, Madison Junior School
Location: Madison Junior School Room 100
Date(s) & Time(s): Wednesday, February 24; 3:15pm-4:15pm
Start Date: 2016-02-24
Hours: 1
Current Enrollment: 0 Minimum Enrollment: 3 Maximum Enrollment: 25
Current Instructor Email Account: troullose@madisonpublicschools.org (Elizabeth Troullos)


Google Docs for Intermediate UsersCourse Num: 220 (3)



Learn how to use Google Docs offline, publish to the web. keyboard shortcuts, add flair to your documents by using templates or creating your own template, and learn how to translate documents to different languages. Use Google Docs as a research tool, voice typing and other advanced feedback tools. Learn how to search and use add-ons and extensions to enhance Google Docs. To help ensure we are planning this workshop to meet your needs please take a minute to complete the survey: http://tinyurl.com/madneeds

Audience: 6-12 Staff
Danielson Component(s):
Presenter: Bob Grundfest, Social Studies Teacher, Madison High School
Location: Madison High School Room C32
Date(s) & Time(s): Wednesday, March 2; 3:15pm-4:15pm
Start Date: 2016-03-02
Hours: 1
Current Enrollment: 0 Minimum Enrollment: 3 Maximum Enrollment: 25
Current Instructor Email Account: grundfestr@madisonpublicschools.org (Robert Grundfest)




Bringing Music and Art into the CommunityCourse Num: 211 (3)



This course is for district music and art teachers looking to collaborate with community organizations and to facilitate student performances/art shows in and around the Madison area. The session will focus on brainstorming ideas and developing action plans for community outreach. Attendees must participate in both session to earn credit.

Audience: K-12 Music and Art teachers
Danielson Component(s):
Presenter: Stacy Snider, Supervisor of Visual and Performing Arts
Location: Madison Junior School Art Room
Date(s) & Time(s): March 23 3:45-4:45 & April 13 3:45-4:45
Start Date: 2016-03-23
Hours: 2
Current Enrollment: 0 Minimum Enrollment: 3 Maximum Enrollment: 15
Current Instructor Email Account: sniders@madisonpublicschools.org (Stacy Snider)

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Call for Proposals - Spring 2016

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