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November 2-3, 2018
Venue: American Community School, Amman, Jordan

Dennis Inhulsen

Chief Learning Officer (CLO) for the National Art Education Association (NAEA).



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Full Bio

DENNIS INHULSEN is Chief Learning Officer (CLO) for the National Art Education Association (NAEA). He was an elementary principal and art teacher for thirty-five years.

Mr Inhulsen taught art for all ages, pre-school through university. He is Past-President, Vice-President and Convention Chair for NAEA, and was president of the Michigan Art Education Association (MAEA) in addition to holding many volunteer positions nationally and locally.

He served as Visual Arts Writing Chair with the National Coalition of Core Art Standards (NCCAS) and is a member of the NCCAS Leadership Team.

Mr Inhulsen is a frequent presenter supporting art standards, assessment and effective teaching strategies.

Institute Description

Designing Engaging Units of Study and Assessments in the Arts


This two-day institute will be led and facilitated with Arts Education Teacher Leaders in the content areas of Dance, Music (elementary, vocal and instrumental), Theatre and Visual Arts.

Participants will delve into designing standards-based instructional units and assessment. Professional Learning Teams will be established in "job alike" working-groups with time for rich collegial discussions and planning.

Participants should come prepared with units of study, instructional resources, curriculum maps and new creative ideas to plan forward, all aligned to their unique learning communities.

Further, participants will fully experience the rich, cultural and artistic history of the Amman community connecting location, space and time to arts learning and experiencing.

Target Audience: K-12 Art Educators.

Continuum Level: 3

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Outcomes

Participants will. . .
  • be introduced or reintroduced to standards-based arts instruction.
  • collaboratively design units of study with colleagues from the region in Professional Learning Communities.
  • be able to apply their learning directly to their unique teaching situation.

Advance Prep/Prerequisites

Participants should have experience teaching in the areas of music, visual arts, dance or theatre.

Please come prepared with units of study, instructional resources, curriculum maps and new creative ideas to plan forward, all aligned to your unique learning community.

Please bring your laptop/tablet to this workshop.