Teacher Workshops

One of the fun projects we’ll be doing at my “Watercolor Workshop for Teachers”! 

If you’re reading this blog, you probably agree that KIDS NEED ART!!! As more and more schools eliminate their Art programs due to budget cuts, we need to get creative in finding ways to keep Art in the school day.

To see that their students continue to have Art, many classroom teachers and parent volunteers are now teaching Art themselves, even though they may feel ill-equipped to do that. In response to this, I’m offering a series of “Art Workshops for Teachers” at Palace Art in Capitola, California. Each workshop will focus on a specific medium or subject area and will include helpful tips and techniques, hands-on activities, lesson plans and a “Certificate of Completion” to apply toward Professional Development hours.

If you live on California’s Central Coast and would like to join us, my first workshop will be on Saturday, March 28th, and will focus on teaching successfully with watercolor (grades 1-6), even if you have no art background! A nominal fee will cover the cost of materials. For more information, contact Palace Art at 831-464-2700.

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5 Responses to Teacher Workshops

  1. Ms. Julie's Place March 19, 2009 at 10:56 am #

    Oh how I wish I could come!!
    I am in So Cal unfortunately.
    Love the central coast though- you are blessed to live there.

  2. Ms. Julie's Place March 20, 2009 at 12:01 pm #

    I live in the desert about 2 hours or so from Azuza.
    I know they have a good fine arts program there. I am trying to sway my teenage artist in that direction or towards Biola which also has a good fine arts program as well as other things many colleges don’t.

  3. erica March 22, 2009 at 10:27 am #

    it’s SO great that you’re doing this Cheryl!! (P.S. the blog is looking really great!)

  4. Char March 26, 2009 at 10:02 pm #

    Aww, I was hoping to find out how you made that oh so cool fish picture!

  5. TeachKidsArt April 1, 2009 at 8:53 pm #

    I posted this lesson plan for you, Char. Check it out… it’s a FUN one!!