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7th Annual Arts Integration Conference


University Center : Ballroom

Date & Time

March 16, 2013, 9:00 am3:00 pm


Put on your painting clothes, strap on your dancing shoes, rekindle your rock star dreams and sharpen up for for spontaneous improv because it’s time to celebrate the power of the arts in our lives and our classrooms at UMBC’s 7th Annual Arts Integration Conference.

This year, the conference will feature special guest speakers, Gayle Danley, slam poet champion and Young Audiences National Artist of the Year, and former STOMP performer, Kwame Shaka Opare, as well as several hands-on workshop activities including the chance to:

  • write and perform a mini-opera in two hours
  • learn the craft of mosiac creations 
  • try out improv theater as a link to science investigation
  • test out those instruments down the hall in the music room
  •  learn dance and morivational movement to add to your curriculum
  • link the arts with the COMMON CORE STANDARDS
  •  incorporate the arts into conflict resolution

Arts Integration Conference Flyer.

Registration is required. For more information, contact Barbara or Sarah at umbc.elemed@gmail.com.

Special thanks to Seven Oaks Elementary School, AACPS