Empowering the Creative Self: Bringing Arts Integration into the Classroom

Artist: Kathryn Sclavi

Type: Professional Learning

Program Availability: In-Person, Virtual

  • Empowering the Creative Self
  • Empowering the Creative Self
  • Empowering the Creative Self
  • Empowering the Creative Self
  • Empowering the Creative Self
  • Empowering the Creative Self
  • Empowering the Creative Self
  • Empowering the Creative Self


In this professional learning program, teachers will gain a deeper understanding of Arts Enhancement and Arts Integration.  The program explores teaching methods and materials used to integrate the arts (Visual Art, Creative Movement, Music, and Theatre) as creative strategies to teach academic subjects in the K-12 curriculum. A focus is placed on process-based creative exploration, curriculum writing, and supporting creative practices as emergent research.


In-Person or Virtual

Recommended Participants

  • Teachers
  • Paraprofessionals
  • Arts Specialists
  • Principals and Supervisors

Learning Intentions

Participants will:

  • learning about Arts Integration: the what, why, and how of Arts Integration.
  • collaborate with different subject matter to gain support and understanding, and to learn new concepts.
  • brainstorm and receive feedback on new Arts Integration ideas.
  • explore methods to a curriculum aligned write Arts Integration Lesson Plan.
  • sharing out and engage with the lesson, each teacher team will walk away with at least one complete Arts Integration lesson aligned with on non-arts subject and an artistic practice.

YA Connections

  • NJSLS-VPA: Artistic Process; Creating; Anchor Standard 1: Conceptualizing & Generating Ideas
  • NJSLS-VPA: Artistic Process; Responding; Anchor Standard 7: Perceiving and Analyzing Products
  • Social Emotional Learning

Professional Standards for Educational Leaders

  • Standard 4: Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment

Price & Info


Workshop Cost per Day: $1400

Workshop Materials Fee: $200

Additional Fees: In-Person Program Travel Fee - $95 per day; Virtual Program Technology Fee - $45; (On-Demand programs are not charged travel or tech fees)


Audience Limit: 25

Program Length: (1) 90-min Session (Additional time available at $300/hour)

Workshop Minimum # of Days: 1

Appropriate For Grade(s): Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th



Curriculum Connections

Curriculum Connections

SEL: Social Emotional Learning