Total Hours: 4
Integrating the Arts in Early Childhood Education February 21, 2022
This immersive and creative two-part workshop supports early childhood educators and teaching artists as they learn how to utilize the arts in early childhood settings. This training is aimed at those living and/or working in the North East Kingdom, but open to participants across the state. This opportunity is hosted by Teaching Artists Connect and Catamount Arts. ****Presenter Bios: Heather Bryce is a teaching artist, choreographer, and the artistic director of Bryce Dance Company. Bryce has expertise in working with people of all ages including populations often under-represented in the arts such as older adults, students who have disabilities, and people living with dementia. Bryce has over 20 years of experience as a teaching artist and educator. She currently works as a teaching artist for organizations including Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Lincoln Center Education, Durham Arts Council, and The Center for Arts Education. She holds her M.F.A. in Interdisciplinary Arts from Goddard College. ****Gowri Savoor is a visual-teaching artist, whose practice includes sculpture, illustration, and writing. Born in England, she moved to the US in 2007. Savoor has been a practicing teaching artist for over 20 years, with experience in arts integration and community building. She has partnered with multiple organizations in the UK and across the US, including Community Engagement Lab (VT), Lincoln Center Education (NY), The Learning Alliance (FL), and ITAC—the International Teaching Artist Collaborative. Savoor is the founder of A River of Light, an organization committed to bringing art to the community through participatory art events, parades, and installations. ****For more information about Teaching Artists Connect please visit www.teachingartistsconnect.org
Two participatory sessions on Zoom. This workshop series is aimed at early childhood educators and teaching artists living and/or working in the North East Kingdom but open to those interested throughout the state.