Most recently I have been selected to participate in a technology based training with a focus on ESE students. I am very excited to have been accepted and can not believe the wealth of great information provided in just our first meeting! I am looking forward to making these tools an integral element our students art instruction.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 18, 2014
Julie Hebert, Executive Director
ARTS EDUCATION AUTHORITY SELECTS ATLANTIS FINE ARTS TEACHER FOR PARTICIPATION IN ELITE TRAINING PROGRAM
Orlando, Fla. (Nov. 3, 2014) – The Florida Alliance for Arts Education is pleased to announce that a Brevard County arts educator has been selected to participate in an elite training program. David Blucker, Visual Arts teacher at Atlantis Elementary will be among 20 teachers in Florida to benefit from free, Technology-Based Instruction for ESE Students. In partnership with the Florida Department of Education, FAAE will train arts educators to design and use interactive modules to differentiate instruction and improve access to quality arts education for ESE students. Teachers will work with UCF faculty in learning to use comprehensive and user-friendly educational software to design technology-based learning and/or assessment tools for use in their content areas. Participants will develop at least one product for immediate classroom use that teaches and/or asses the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards for ESE students in mainstreamed or self-contained ESE arts classrooms. The course schedule includes 15 hours of direct instruction and at least 5 hours of participant project development. Participants’ completed projects will become property of the Florida Department of Education and made available to all arts educators in Florida. The training will take place at the University of Central Florida beginning November 13, 2014.
For more information about FAAE and this program, visit www.faae.org, or contact Executive Director Julie Hebert at 407-488-9951.