Vermont Creative Schools Initiative
NOTE: Teacher teams interested in applying for a Festival Project
should first contact Partnerships Manager Theresa Murray-Clasen, after which a project application will be provided.
Who Can Apply?
Teams of three or more teachers or staff in grades 7-12. Teams may include teachers, councilors, flexible pathways coordinators, other staff or administrators,
Teams must include an art specialist.
$2,650 for 4 graduate credits, or $2,100 for non-credit certificate of participation (56 contact hours).
$3,300 for 5 graduate credits for the art specialist(s) on the team, or $2,600 for non-credit certificate of participation (70 contact hours).
Attend the Institute: 9am-4pm on June 24-29 in Montpelier and November 21-22 at the Woodstock Inn.
The school art specialist(s) on the team will also attend full-day workshops on September 14 and October 13.
Host a 10-day teaching artist residency (underwritten by the CEL).
Provide any materials needed for your project.
Present a local public culminating event to celebrate your student and community partners' creativity.
Present your project at the Vermont Festival of Arts & Imagination in Montpelier in the summer of 2020.