[DOE-Arts] Monhegan Artist Residency, NCCAS adjudicators needed, MALI phase VI...

Lambert, Beth Beth.Lambert at maine.gov
Thu May 5 10:33:02 EDT 2016


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CONGRATULATIONS:
Artist selected for the 2016 Monhegan Artist Residency: Krisanne Baker of Waldoboro, art teacher at Medomak Valley High School, will be enjoying the two-week residency for Maine K-12 art teachers in July.
ANNOUNCEMENTS:
NCCAS Seeking Adjudicators to Score High School Student Work: The National Coalition for Core Arts Standards (NCCAS) is issuing an invitation for arts educators interested in serving as adjudicators of the high school student work collected from diverse school settings across the nation as part of the 2015-16 Model Cornerstone Assessment (MCA) Pilot Project. Adjudicators will score the collected high school student work, with the goal of creating a resource bank of standards-based student work aligned to the 2014 National Core Arts Standards. The benchmark teams will conduct independent reviews of the student work virtually before gathering for a three-day meeting in Reston, Virginia, August 6-9 to determine final benchmark scoring. Five educators from each arts discipline will be selected to serve as benchmarking team members through a rigorous application and interview process that will open April 26th and continue until midnight, May 23, 2016. All travel, room, and board costs for the team members will be covered by NCCAS. Apply here.<https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HSBenchmarkers>

Maine Arts Education Census: The census officially closed this week with 95% of schools in Maine participating. Thank you to everyone involved in this important data collection.

Maine Arts Leadership Initiative (MALI) - Phase VI: Regional VPA Teacher Leader Search: Join us for a GREAT opportunity! The Maine Arts Leadership Initiative invites YOU to be part of Phase VI. We are looking for teachers interested in leading and in taking a close look at assessment in the arts. If you are selected, you will be required to attend the summer institute, August 10, 11, and 12, 2016. We will provide professional development and ask that you take what you've learned and share it with other educators in your region and beyond. If interested, please send a completed application by the Friday, May 6, 2016, 11:59PM deadline to Argy Nestor at argy.nestor at maine.gov<mailto:argy.nestor at maine.gov> ASAP. Details are below. TEACHER LEADER APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE AT http://mainearts.maine.gov/Pages/Education/MAAI#<http://mainearts.maine.gov/Pages/Education/MAAI>.

OPPORTUNITIES:
MMEA Centennial Logo Contest: The Maine Music Educators Association is holding a contest to design a logo to commemorate the 100th anniversary. For more information on how to enter contact: Sue Barre at: sbarre at aos92.org<mailto:sbarre at aos92.org>

Heartwood College of Art: is excited to announce two "Art Retreat 2016"  sessions this summer at the North Dam Mill in Biddeford. Explore your choice of five different mediums. More information.<http://www.heartwoodcollegeofart.org/>

The Maine Student Film & Video Festival is accepting submissions: Submissions can be entered anytime between now and June 1, 2016. New this year, films will be judged in three categories: narrative (fiction), documentary, and creative, a category that will include stop-motion, music video, art film, experimental, and other genres that don't fit the narrative or documentary categories. The student film festival is open to filmmakers ages 19 and under in grades K-12. Entries are judged by a panel of filmmakers, media professionals, and educators, and are evaluated on the basis of originality, content, style, and technique. Visit www.msfvf.com<http://www.msfvf.com> for more information.

Ticket to Ride: Funding is now available to defray the cost of travel for Maine schools wishing to visit Maine arts based venues and events. Click here<https://mainearts.maine.gov/Pages/Education/Ticket-to-Ride> to learn more and/or apply.


SAVE THE DATE:
Maine Music Educator's In-Service Conference: The conference will be held May 19-20 at The University of Maine. Register<http://www.mainemmea.org/conference-registration/>.
Maine School Wellness Summit: June 22 & 23 at Bates College. Learn more.<http://maine.gov/doe/healthed/professional/2016mshppoverview.pdf>

RESOURCES/ARTICLES:
            Arts Literacy: Why We Must Change The Tune: Read<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lydia-kontos/arts-literacy-why-we-must-change-the-tune_b_9704886.html>.

Michelangelo: The Wonder Years:  Part one of this three part video series focusing on the life & work of Michelangelo. The goal is to dig deep into some fantastic art history, which would allow the audience to better relate to the artist, Sistine Chapel, techniques used, science behind fresco, and culture during this time. Watch.<https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ihlqGCfD5_g&feature=youtu.be>

National Coalition for Core Arts Standards: You can now view benchmarked student work of Elementary Model Cornerstone Assessments in grades 2,5 and 8. These help to illuminate the standards by showing examples of what student work which meets standards might look like.
            Dance: http://www.nationalartsstandards.org/content/dance-student-work
Media Arts: (Landing Page) http://www.nationalartsstandards.org/content/media-arts-student-work
Music: (Landing Page) http://www.nationalartsstandards.org/content/music-student-work
Theatre: (Landing Page) http://www.nationalartsstandards.org/content/theatre-student-work
Visual Arts Portfolios: http://www.nationalartsstandards.org/content/visual-arts-student-work

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Beth A Lambert
Visual and Performing Arts Specialist
Aroostook County Regional Representative
Maine Department of Education
23 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333
207-624-6642
beth.lambert at maine.gov<mailto:beth.lambert at maine.gov>

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