New teachers are drowning in information.
Lake Valley Education's professional development program focuses on the practical skills needed to be a successful visual art teacher. Give teachers exactly what they need without overwhelming them with information that they aren't ready for.
The logistics of teaching art
How to decode standards, develop lesson plans, and interpret curriculum
How to develop relationships with students and foster a positive classroom environment
Art classroom arrangement and management
Budgeting, purchasing, and inventory management
Pedagogy development and education law
Substitute teacher preparation
Program advocacy and fundraising support
Lesson plans and curriculum
Advanced technique tutorials
Posters, worksheets, handouts, and student activities
Great teachers come from a variety of different backgrounds.
The traditional path to becoming a visual art teacher has changed. With increased flexibility, there’s more pressure on the district to get teachers up to speed.
New Art Education Graduates
Trained Visual Artists Without Education Experience
General Education Teachers Without an Art Background
Veteran Art Teachers Looking for a Fresh Perspective