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MAAE Hosting Teaching Artist Workshop at Bass!

Attention: musicians, artists, writers, dancers, storytellers, and performers of all types

Have you ever thought about teaching elementary or secondary students through your art form? Mississippi’s students could benefit greatly from what you know and what you can share with them. Want to know more?

The Mississippi Alliance for Arts Education (MAAE) will host a one-day workshop to introduce artists to the essential information needed to work in a Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade school setting. Artists who complete the workshop will have the opportunity to work with a veteran teaching artist to conduct demonstration lessons and/or professional development workshops sponsored by the MAAE. This workshop also fulfills the professional development requirement for re-application to the Teaching Artist Roster hosted by the Mississippi Arts Commission.

Workshop Date: Saturday, February, 4 2011
Time: 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Location: E.E. Bass Cultural Arts Center, 323 South Main Street, Greenville MS 38701
Fee: $35 MAAE Members; $50 Non-Members; $75 Workshop/Membership Special Rate ($10 discount!)
Registration deadline: Tuesday, January 21, 2012
Trainer: Althea Jerome, M.M.Ed., MAC Teaching Artist Roster
Questions? Contact Althea Jerome <ajerome@comcast.net>

This workshop is hosted in partnership with the Greenville Arts Council   

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MAAE Hosts Teaching Artist Workshop Nov. 5th!

Attention: musicians, artists, writers, dancers, storytellers, and performers of all types

Have you ever thought about teaching elementary or secondary students through your art form?

Mississippi’s students could benefit greatly from what you know and what you can share with them. Want to know more?

The Mississippi Alliance for Arts Education (MAAE) will host a one-day workshop to introduce artists to the essential information needed to work in a Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade school setting. Artists who complete the workshop will have the opportunity to work with a veteran teaching artist to conduct demonstration lessons and/or professional development workshops sponsored by the MAAE. This workshop also fulfills the professional development requirement for re-application to the Teaching Artist Roster hosted by the Mississippi Arts Commission.

Workshop Date: Saturday, November 5, 2011
Time:
9:00 – 3:30

Location:
Hattiesburg Cultural Center, 723 Main Street, Hattiesburg, MS
Fee:
$35 MAAE Members; $50 Non-Members; $75 Workshop/Membership Special Rate ($10 discount!)
Registration deadline: Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Trainer:
Althea Jerome, M.M.Ed., MAC Teaching Artist Roster
Questions?
Contact Althea Jerome <ajerome@comcast.net>
To register
: See below

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Are you a poet?

Nominations now being accepted for

Mississippi’s Poet Laureate

Date:              September 27, 2011

From:              Susan Dobbs, Public Relations Director

Mississippi Arts Commission

601/359-6031 or sdobbs@arts.state.ms.us

Jackson, Miss – Four Mississippi cultural agencies have been authorized by Governor Haley Barbour and the State of Mississippi to be the selection panel for individuals to be considered as the next Poet Laureate of Mississippi.  The Mississippi Arts Commission, the Mississippi Library Commission, the Mississippi Department of Archives and History and the Mississippi Humanities Council, in partnership with committee members representing the University Press of Mississippi, Jackson State University and others, are seeking nominations now, and will provide the Governor with a list of qualified nominees so that he can make an appointment to the position.

The Poet Laureate will serve as the official state poet, creating and reading appropriate poetry upon state occasions and state agency activities, and will represent the rich cultural heritage of Mississippi.  To find out all of the details on the nomination criteria and for the official nomination form, visit www.arts.state.ms.us or contact Diane Williams, Chair-Poet Laureate Panel at dwilliams@arts.state.ms.us or 601/359-6529.  The deadline for nomination submissions is October 28, 2011.