Looking In, Out, and Beyond

Artist: Patricia Flynn

Type: Professional Learning

Program Availability: In-Person, Virtual

  • Looking In, Out, and Beyond
  • Looking In, Out, and Beyond


This professional learning program will use theatre, visual art, and poetry to explore personal perspective, the perception of others, and consider the ways in which imagination can console, heal and liberate. Teachers engage in activities that strengthen Language Arts skills of point of view, descriptive language, and inference. Personal narrative, and perspective, as used in visual art, theatrical staging, as well as seeing with the mind’s eye will be the main focus of the work.


In-Person or Virtual

Recommended Participants

  • Teachers

Learning Intentions

Teachers will:

  • engage in a visualization experience.
  • create a torn paper collage.
  • use direction, level, body and facial expression to articulate emotions.
  • create a haiku that reflects their environment and their relationship to environment and where they imagine they are.

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
  • Self Care

Professional Standards for Educational Leaders

  • Standard 4: Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment
  • Standard 6: Professional Capacity of School Personnel

Price & Info


Workshop Cost per Day: $375 (90 minute session) $600 (3 hour session) $1200 (6 hour session)

Travel Fee: $95 per day (virtual and on-demand programs are not charged for travel)


Program Length: up to 6 hrs.

Workshop Minimum # of Days: 1-3

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



Curriculum Connections

Curriculum Connections

Creative Writing

SEL: Social Emotional Learning