[DOE-Arts] Music educator named county teacher of the year, ECE STEAM conference RFP, MMEA conference!

Lambert, Beth Beth.Lambert at maine.gov
Thu May 18 12:00:31 EDT 2017

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Piscataquis County teacher of the year: Kaitlin Young, music educator at SeDoMoCha Elementary School! Thanks for representing music education on this statewide stage! Best of luck in the next round!
Maine DOE Early Childhood STEAM conference, "STEAM Starts Early": The Maine DOE 2017 ECE Conference team is seeking teachers to present at the Early Childhood Education (ECE) Conference on August 14, 2017. This year's ECE conference is focused on the STEAM concepts and experiential and inquiry learning. The request for presentations is for a team of teachers consisting of PreK or K teachers, Arts teachers and/or  technology integrationist. Presentations will be 90-120 minutes and will present a unit or lesson plan created by the teacher team and grounded in core STEAM concepts. The audience will be PreK, K teachers and instructional staff and administrators. Proposals should be inquiry, experiential and exploration based.
Maine DOE ECE conference team is seeking  3 proposals - each proposal accepted will receive an XYZ da Vinci Mini 3D Printer with filament as an appreciation for their time. Teacher presentations will run concurrently during the afternoon of the 14th. The AM general session will be a focus on math by national speaker Doug Clements. For more information and to obtain a copy of the detail presentation proposal requirements please contact: Deb Lajoie Deborah.j.lajoie at maine.gov<mailto:Deborah.j.lajoie at maine.gov> or 624-6613 or; Shari Templeton, Shari.Templeton at maine.gov<mailto:Shari.Templeton at maine.gov> or 624-6880 or; Beth Lambert Beth.Lambert at maine.gov<mailto:Beth.Lambert at maine.gov> or 624-6642

Only two spots left for music teachers for the Assessment in the Visual and Performing Arts Summer Institute at the University of Southern Maine June 26-27th! National arts assessment experts will be in Maine to work with Maine VPA teachers in designing and creating summative assessments to evaluate student proficiency and explore the potential for its use in evaluating student growth. Cost of the institute is free but there are a limited number of spots for each content area. 24 contact hours will be given and CEUs will be available for a small fee. Click here to register for music teachers<https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdMC81eBiIDCq5MBEGiHsjq8B754kaLhPXeupF-02IDcO_Wcw/viewform?usp=sf_link>. Unfortunately, all the spots for Visual Art and theatre/dance are full. Contact me directly if you would like to be put on the waiting list (beth.lambert at maine.gov<mailto:beth.lambert at maine.gov>).

           SeDoMoCha's Young is the Piscataquis County Teacher of the Year<http://observer-me.com/2017/05/13/sedomochas-young-is-the-piscataquis-county-teacher-of-the-year/>

Maine Music Educators Association Centennial Conference: Today and tomorrow at the University of Maine! Come learn from your peers! Registration opens at 8:00 at the Collins Center for the Arts Lobby. Bring this on-site registration form<http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001-aKjvxgSX_vozfVo5uUYwFt7tOiWSNW2OyMH3vxamC3xRaP5QBvzcGoV05P7TLRTyVeb0d3TF-AQXH_wS6FcLiIbf5tX_CDrPram0DHRM9KB6STxgPD20VzA-6dbTRbXTuW28mZ_16eR_3wILIBtaIR4nwEsPuD3ysbkW8RzYmmPgsj-03DC2SqR1q8M2a25sTNs6Ol3wQsFmc0rqcWXeskqmMGXKqK80HqAscuiywA=&c=qjOJvek0C0MsyKjS3QO80FqGMF3xL4d_i---vSKbiSwyQp8RzSL-QA==&ch=cz98Cj7PVND0e2Y7nN2KhpLlhlyNcTN3rWrx1RIDwU-ofJG6CP80uA==> completed!

Young Composers Program 2017: Students who will be enrolled in grades K-12 in the 2016-2017 academic year are invited to submit original compositions for the MMEA Young Composers Program. Each student who submits a composition will receive a MMEA Certificate of Participation and written feedback on his/her piece from a professional composer. The compositions may be in any style and genre. Composers must be students of an MMEA member or attend a school that has paid MMEA institutional fees for festival participation. FMI<http://files.constantcontact.com/f03e9653601/9d29fb84-3649-42a5-a42b-777218444287.pdf>. To Apply<http://files.constantcontact.com/f03e9653601/46588827-a202-48ed-ace9-ee03d24f40e7.pdf>.
UMAINE to offer Theatre Methods: This new course to fulfil the requirement for certification in teaching theater in Maine will be offered this summer, June 26-July 14th in a hybrid format (self-guided with 3 on-campus days). FMI contact: Dr. Tom Mikotowicz at miko at maine.edu<mailto:miko at maine.edu> or to register online visit: https://dll.umaine.edu

Maine Music Educators Association Centennial Conference - May 18-20, 2017 at University of Maine, Orono. Register here<http://www.mainemmea.org/conference-registration.html>.

Maine DOE Summer VPA Assessment Institute: June 26-27th at the University of Southern Maine. Click here to register for music teachers<https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdMC81eBiIDCq5MBEGiHsjq8B754kaLhPXeupF-02IDcO_Wcw/viewform?usp=sf_link>

Maine DOE Early Childhood STEAM Conference: August 14th-16th. Registration coming soon!

RSU 25 (Bucksport area): Full time art teacher position at the high school level and .6 to possible full time art teacher at the middle school level

RSU 67: is currently accepting letters of interest for a middle school Art Teacher position. Please send letters of interest to: Dr. Keith Laser, 25 Reed Dr., Lincoln, Me.  04457 or email to super at rsu67.org<mailto:super at rsu67.org>.

Glenburn School District: Anticipated Music position (Gr. 2-4 General Music, 5-8 Band and Chorus) for a long term sub for the start of the 2017/2018 school year until Nov. 3rd, 2017.  Contact Kara Thompson at the Glenburn Superintendent's Office for an application  942-4405 or thompsonk at glenburnschool.us<mailto:thompsonk at glenburnschool.us>.

Congress Increases Arts Funding, Maintains Arts Ed Fund at U.S. Dept of Education for FY17. Read more<http://www.mmsend2.com/link.cfm?r=Oo2Hij-oZ54Oyhr0KdSy5g~~&pe=AACuiB7lAAldiZjLvJOY6mzJdoPK9LMppvOscMyfG7vjBLEng7NlgNrp94RCui0uGjsupRMOuFPunlNa4y2N3w~~>.

Learn more about the life and work of Andy Warhol in four new episodes of Artrageous.

*         Andy Warhol: Pop Art King <https://youtu.be/ekGySlb2iyQ>

Want to learn more about the legendary Andy Warhol?  This episode of Artrageous will not disappoint!  From cats and wigs to mad skills, Marilyn Monroe, Campbell's Soup, and how Andy made a living as an artist, Nate pulls back the curtain and gives a quick history of this famous master of pop culture.

*         Andy Warhol's Gold Marilyn Monroe<https://youtu.be/Ve4zUaGiIQo>

I head to the MoMA in New York City to learn the incredible story behind Andy Warhol's Gold Marilyn Monroe. Warhol defined the term Pop Art, and most certainly had a black belt in capturing the culture of an entire era. Gold Marilyn Monroe is one of the most powerful paintings by Warhol capturing the universal icon that she was.

*         Warhol's Fav Dive: Behind the Scenes at Serendipity 3 Cafe <https://youtu.be/I8RorlfqOT8>

While filming at the MoMA in New York, we had to stop by the world famous Serendipity 3 cafe for an interview with the original owner, Stephen Bruce! Not only did Warhol love the frozen hot chocolate, but he also had gallery events, which he and Stephen worked on together. You have to hear the amazing story behind this venue!

*         Eating a Burger with Andy Warhol<https://youtu.be/f97of9Ugv7Q>

While researching for our animated art history episode I came across Warhol's video of him simply eating a hamburger. Of course, I love a good green screen challenge, so I grabbed my own hamburger and fries and got to work! Not much to say here except this was super fun to do.

Maine's Statewide Arts Education Census. Read More<http://www.mmsend2.com/link.cfm?r=Oo2Hij-oZ54Oyhr0KdSy5g~~&pe=Q9azjFIvxrEVayiu5PiVwgCcpo056AkMB0EjpdRsAjs2yLNjeyCPBzyE9dYDLwjWlK1UqZxTG7qZwQMbtxkoog~~>.

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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
beth.lambert at maine.gov<mailto:beth.lambert at maine.gov>
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