Creative Classrooms is a NYSED certified professional development program for art teachers, classroom teachers, and creativity specialists. These year-long partnerships train educators in the foundations of social-emotional learning (SEL), creativity education, and authentic learning. We work with educators to incorporate creativity into their existing curricula and build a community of authenticity in their schools.
During the 2017-2018 school year, Creative Classrooms partnered with 18 schools across New York City. Join us.
Art Teacher Training: Designed for art teachers and teaching artists, this year-long partnership integrates art education principals with social-emotional learning. . Educators participate in monthly hands-on workshops to deepen their practice of creativity, develop curriculum, exchange ideas, and connect with fellow teachers.
Classroom Teacher Training: This course offers classroom teachers practical training and year-long mentorship on how to incorporate creativity and social-emotional learning into their existing curriculum. From language arts, to science, to math, we help teachers develop a custom strategy that works for their school and their students.
Creativity Specialist Training: Offered to any member of the school community this course trains educators to become the point-person for SEL-focused creativity education in their schools communities. Participants gain effective strategies for advocacy and communication with parents, fellow teachers, and administration as well as tools to lead their own trainings.
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The Children's Arts Guild is a New York State Education Department approved CTLE sponsor. CTLE Sponsor # 23428.