Perpich Arts Integration Project News


    Workshops introducing the NEW Perpich Arts Integration Course Development Network

    September, 2013, Workshops announced to introduce the basics of developing a secondary-level course integrating the arts and other subjects. A new statewide arts integration initiative is being launched and will be described in more detail at the workshops.

  • Southeast August 2013 Institutes

    August 2013 This August, teachers in Southeastern Minnesota gathered at the Alverna Center in Winona, MN to work with Sandy Spieler during a three day arts integration institute held by the Perpich Center for Arts Education. The workshop marked the start of the second year of the Perpich Arts...

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    Lakes Country: Reflecting on the year

    June 2013 Fergus Falls, Minnesota Lakes Country end of year regional meeting Perpich Arts Integration Teachers assembled for two days to review student work, celebrate successes, reflect on arts integration practices and respond through poetry.

  • Pelican Rapids teachers discuss kindergarten project

    Pelican Rapids, Minnesota, Post Project Reflection

    March 2013, Kindergarten teacher Cindy Strand and visual arts teacher Laura Moe reflect on their arts integration math unit on solid shapes. Perpich facilitators guide them through a reflection process to identify successes and challenges and to explore student learning.

  • Becca Barniskis leads participants in response protocol

    Southeast Teachers Learn through Response Protocol

    October 2013, Southeast Arts Integration teachers gathered on October 3 in Rochester to continue their learning journey around arts integration. Becca Barniskis walked participants through a response protocol for examining art work.

  • Principal gathering

    Lakes Country School Leaders Explore Arts Integration

    Febraury 2013, eight school principals from the Lakes Country region met to discuss how the Perpich arts integration project has impacted teacher and student learning in their sites. Lakes Country administrators have an opportunity to continue the arts integration work in their schools and...