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Wednesday, June 14 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Advocacy in Action: MAAE Teaching Artists Share Arts in Academics Residency Experiences in MS Schools

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Learn how schools can apply for a scholarship for a 2017 Teaching Artist residency that weaves Dance, Media Arts, Visual Arts, Theatre, or Creative Writing into other academics. Come network with Teaching Artists who are experienced in the arts integration approach designed to nurture student creativity and deepen student understanding for success.

Speakers
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kathryn lewis

MS Gulf Coast Community College
Kathryn Lewis and Althea Jerome have been Teaching Artists for the last 30+ years. Jerome is a musician/retired public music teacher and taught graduate and undergraduate college classes. Lewis has a background in theatre, arts integration, and taught and directed college theatre... Read More →
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Richelle Putnam

Richelle Putnam is the Arts Project Director for The Montgomery Institute.  She is also a Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC) Teaching Artist/Roster Artist (Literary), a Mississippi Humanities Speaker, and a 2014 MAC Literary Arts Fellow. She writes for Mississippi Magazine, Town... Read More →
avatar for Terrence Roberts

Terrence Roberts

Da Terrence Roberts is a jali/griot or storyteller in the West African Tradition of Jaliyaa. As a teaching artist/storyteller in the style of Jaliyaa Roberts embraces the teaching power of words and music. Students are fascinated with the culture, stories, and musical instruments... Read More →
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Dr. Penny Wallin

Dr. Penny Wallin is Executive Director for MS Alliance for Arts Education and Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership at MS State University Meridian.  She has worked as teacher, teaching artist, principal, curriculum director (with a humanities emphasis), clinical professor... Read More →
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Julie White

Mississippi Arts Commission (USA)
Julie White, Associate Professor and Director of Dance Education, received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in performance from the University of Illinois and a Master of Fine Arts in choreography from the Ohio State University, along with Ohio Licensure in K-12 Dance Education.  She performed... Read More →


Wednesday June 14, 2017 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Hall B

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