This page includes archived arts education training materials from 2011 - 2015.


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ArtsR4Life
The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, along with faculty from Meredith College, the NC Arts Education Think Tank, the NC Arts Education Leadership Coalition, and the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources present the “ArtsR4Life” professional development conference for NC.
This conference energizes, inspires, and recharges - recognizing that, indeed, ArtsR4Life!

Throughout the year, educators had opportunities to sustain their learning. They informed the development of tools and resources, and participated in virtual opportunities.
ArtsR4Life Archive
RttT Summer Institutes
NCDPI professional development provided through the Race to the Top (RttT) Summer Institutes for the North Carolina Arts Education Essential Standards. Each school system and charter school in the state is requested to have representation for arts education as part of their RttT Team at the Summer Institutes.
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NCDPI Race to the Top (RttT) Summer Institutes

RESA Training
NCDPI conducts 8 Regional Education Alliance/Consortia (RESA) trainings each school year for Local Education Agency (LEA) and Charter School Leaders charged with leading the local implementation of the NC Arts Education Essential Standards. Each school system and charter school in the state is requested to have representation for arts education at these regional trainings.
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Regional Education Service Alliance/Consoria (RESA) Training

IHE Training
NCDPI conducts 3 regional trainings each school year for Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs) who lead teacher education programs and pre-service teachers with implementation of the NC Arts Education Essential Standards.
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Institutions of Higher Education (IHE) Training

NC Arts Education Coordinators
The NC Arts Education Coordinators are a group of individuals representing the school systems across North Carolina who come together twice a year to discuss issues impacting arts education in North Carolina's schools. Meeting information, resources, and professional development materials are posted on this site.
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NC Arts Education Coordinators

Curriculum Workshops
Includes NCDPI led professional development on the North Carolina Arts Education Essential Standards
provided for various groups, including NC Professional Associations and the A+ Schools Program of the NC Arts Council.
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Curriculum Workshops

Other Trainings
Includes links to various other professional development materials used in trainings at the state and national levels, and on various topics, such as the Balanced Curriculum, policy at the national level, and training for teaching artists.
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Other Trainings

Professional Associations
Links to the major professional associations for dance, music, theatre arts, and visual arts. If you are not already a member, please consider joining the professional association/s for your content area. These associations provide excellent opportunities for professional development and networking. Each discipline typically has additional regional or specialized associations that you may also wish to explore.
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State and National Professional Associations

Webinars
Includes links to the Race to the Top Quarterly Webinar registration information, materials, and archived recordings for Arts Education Leaders, as well as other webinars offered through the NC Department of Public Instruction.
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Webinars

Online Learning Modules
The new Common Core State and North Carolina Essential Standards are supported by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction with a blended professional development plan which includes a series of regional summer institutes, follow-up regional trainings, webinars, printed materials, and online modules. Educators are encouraged to complete online learning modules, either independently, with a PLC, or in combination with face-to-face training to support standards implementation at the local level.

NC Education Online Learning Modules

Online Writing Instruction System (OWI)
This online resource provides sample tasks for writing across disciplines and throughout the school year. Access through NC Education.

Online Writing Instruction System (OWI)

Tech Tools
Includes links to technology tools used in NCDPI professional development.

Technology Tools used in NCDPI PD