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  • There is currently very little professional development available for the arts teachers. They are typically “left out” during curriculum and PD meetings/workshops.

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  • 1. ARTS EDUCATION, NETWORKING AND COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS
  • 2. Current Charter School Arts Program Issues
    • Most charter schools offer music, visual arts and/or arts integration classes. Unfortunately most of the charter school Arts programs do not reach their full potential.
    • Possible reasons for unsuccessful arts programs:
          • No networking in the Arts among schools
          • No professional development or training for the Arts
          • Most principals do not have an Arts background to appropriately support a successful Arts/Arts Integration program
          • No regional leadership to support Arts programs
          • No consistency in Arts curriculum and programs
  • 3. M O S A I C A HOW DO WE IMPROVE COMMUNITY RELATIONS AND ARTS PROGRAM ISSUES THROOUGH THE ARTS PROGRAM? Create local partnerships
  • 4.  
  • 5.  
  • 6. Developing a Network with Mosaica Visual Arts, Music & Arts Integration Teachers Mosaica
  • 7.  
  • 8. Support for Mosaica Arts Teachers
    • Consistency in Arts Curriculum
    • Professional Development/Arts Curriculum
    • Music Library/Sheet Music Exchange Program
    • Utilize strengths among Mosaica Arts Programs
    • Provide variety in school performance groups
      • Choir
      • Band
      • Orchestra
      • General Music
      • Initiate After School Arts Programs
  • 9.  
  • 10. Using the Arts to Promote Mosaica Schools in their Local Communities
    • Build partnerships with local Arts Councils, Chamber of Commerce, Colleges, Universities and other local Arts Organizations
      • To open doors for opportunities for local charter schools to participate in arts performances and visual arts displays in their community
      • Arts visibility within the community promotes student recruitment and community relationships
      • Utilize partnership resources to create and advance Mosaica arts programs
  • 11.
    • Utilizing existing state Arts opportunities such as…
      • Michigan Charter School Fine Arts Camp
      • Michigan Charter School Solo & Ensemble Competition (Northern and Southern Region)
      • Michigan Charter School Visual Arts Festival
      • Michigan Charter School Honors Choir
    • … to feature schools and student participants in local media resources, newspaper articles, school websites, local news and school promotional recruiting materials, etc .
  • 12.  
  • 13. Michigan Charter School Fine Arts Camp
  • 14.
    • How Do Students Benefit
    • From The Arts?
  • 15. 1.  
    • Students who participate in arts programs are at least three times more likely to be recognized for academic achievement, elected to class office within their schools, participate in a math and science fair, win an award for school attendance and win an award for writing an essay or poem.
    • Students through arts programs performed better in literacy and critical thinking skills - including thorough description, hypothesizing and reasoning.
    • Studies show that students of the arts in all disciplines outperformed their non-arts peers on the SAT.
    • Numerous studies affirm that students who receive music education in school improve their SAT and ACT scores in math, foreign language and creative writing.
    • Teach learners to be more tolerant and open.
    • Allow learners to express themselves creatively.
  • 16. . .
    • Promote individuality, bolster self-confidence, and improve overall academic performance.
    • Help all students develop more appreciation and understanding of the people and world around them
    • Help students develop a sense of craftsmanship, quality task performance, goal-setting, communication skills, and teamwork —skills needed to succeed in the classroom and beyond
    • Strengthens student problem-solving and critical thinking skills, adding to overall academic achievement and school success.
    • Help students develop a positive work ethic and pride in a job well done.