Providing arts training and resources for classroom teachers, school administrators, teaching artists and parents/guardians.
In The Professional Development Institute, educators and administrators, particularly those in high-poverty schools, learn how to build bridges between the arts and academic subjects. Program participants learn how to engage students in their own learning, enhancing each student's ability to achieve academic and personal success.
Upcoming Dates for Professional Development
Series: Reconnecting and Rebuilding Community Through the Arts
Wed 5/5/21 | 1: Kinesthetic Learning and Movement: Dance
Wed 5/12/21 | 2: Connecting Neuroscience with Music & Visual Art
Wed 5/19/21 | 3: We Are Social Creatures in Thinking Bodies: Drama
Creativity In The Classroom returns Fall 2021. Sign Up for updates on program info and registration.
For more information about the Inner-City Arts Professional Development Institute, including registration information and other opportunities, please contact the department by email:
Associate Director of Professional Development
213.627.9621 x 112
“I had let time restrictions and mandates close my thinking. I now feel much stronger about the need for the arts. I can see new connections between subjects. I’m getting more of a sense of hope.”
– Laura D., 2nd grade teacher, Professional Development participant