EDUCATION IN MOTION: A Professional Development Seminar for K-12 Teachers

EDUCATION IN MOTION:

A Professional Development Seminar for K-12 Teachers focused on integrating movement into the classroom

Colorado State University invites Colorado K-12 teachers and administrators to join us on campus for five exciting days of presentations, exploration, sharing resources, and expanding our awareness and knowledge of the benefits of movement in the classroom. Guest speakers, university faculty, and education specialists will present the latest research and tools to help you to reach more students, offer innovative ways to teach our core curriculum, and learn about how our state is supporting our efforts.

Our 2019 guest presenter and keynote speaker is Terry Goetz, director of the Creative Dance Center in Seattle, Washington.

2019 Topics

  • Let’s Move! Dance Skills, Concepts, and Comprehensive Learning
  • Social and Emotional Learning for Teachers and Students
  • Integrated Arts Initiatives in Education
  • Mindfulness and Movement
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Our Schools

2019 Key Note Speaker/Presenter

Terry GoetzTERRY GOETZ is director of the Creative Dance Center in Seattle, Washington. Terry began training intensively with CDC Founder Anne Green Gilbert in 1997 and joined the faculty in 2000. Terry presents workshops nationally, and internationally, training dance teachers, early childhood specialists, educators, and teaching artists in BrainDance and Brain-Compatible Dance Education. She has presented extensively, both in the U.S. and abroad and has worked with state boards of education, developing and reviewing K-12 dance standards.

Additional presenters will include arts educators from CSU and across Colorado as well as education and integrated arts specialists focused on bringing movement in the classroom.

CSU faculty presenters: Dr. Patrick Fahey, CSU Arts Education; Dr. Patricia Vigil, CSU Alliance Partnership; Lisa Morgan, Judy Bejarano, and Amber Mazurana with CSU Dance. In addition, we are excited to have returning guest presenters Pamela Barker, social and emotional learning specialist, Louis Baldwin, 4th grader teacher and movement integration specialist in Denver schools and more!

Dates

June 10-14, 2019
9 a.m. — 4:30 p.m., daily
University Center for the Arts
Fort Collins, Colorado

Registration

  • Seminar enrollment is limited to 30
  • There is no charge to attend but registration is required
  • Teachers may sign up for CSU Continuing Education credit (fee required)

Housing

Housing on campus is available for the seminar.  See attached flier for costs and location. One meal per day is included in the rate, and there are options for additional meals/day. Coordination of all housing and meals is between you and CSU Conference and Events Services.

 

Presented By

Presented by the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance and the College of Liberal Arts at Colorado State University

Contact

Lisa Morgan

Instructor; Choreography, Modern Technique, and Teaching Methods

Lisa.Morgan@colostate.edu

(970) 491-4243