Strengthen Your Teaching Practice with Arts Integration
Take your educational career to the next level with MFTA’s studio-style Professional Development courses and workshops. Our classes provide educators with the insight and tools to integrate the arts across the curriculum. MFTA’s unique approach to Creative REuse which combines hands on art making with supporting your students’ growth.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT BENEFITS
Strengthened curriculum: Courses provide enhancement for a variety of subject areas including social studies, science, math and ELA.
Access to free materials for project-based learning & art in your classroom!
Earn career building P-Credits:
- Click through to the ASPDP website, to pay the P-credit fee.
- Then pay for a Creative REuse Educational course on the MFTA website.
All classes are automatically applied toward CTLE hours; no additional fee or registration required.
UPCOMING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMING
Creative Infusion is an introduction to a wide range of ideas, techniques and methods used for integrating art made with reusable and recycled materials across the curriculum...
This course is designed for teachers to integrate music into the classroom through fun and simple techniques, learning basic concepts found in music while designing a series of hands-on indigenous inspired instruments made from reusable materials to experiment on and compose rhythms with...
Project Based Learning; Making Books, Games and Props to Animate for Multi Media Presentations (Summer 2020)
This course is designed for teachers who are interested in offering their students a deeper investigation of project based learning by using reusable materials...
This studio class will take a single product, paper, and work out the historical, economic, scientific, social and mathematical properties that are inherent in its use and production; all through hands-on art making...
This course takes place at MFTA and at the NY Historical Society. The purpose of this course is to build teacher content knowledge around 20th and 21st century social activism and explore how current activism can be informed by activism of the past through hands-on art-making and STEAM integration...
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Recognized as 2018 ASPDP Exemplar Program by the NYC DOE Office of Teacher Effectiveness for providing excellence in Teacher Education
Awarded Rubin Foundation grant for Social Justice Arts Education
Awarded NY State Council on the Arts grant for Arts Integration in NYC Schools
Friends of Materials for the Arts provides funding for additional educational programs, public outreach initiatives and supplemental donation pickups. The partnership between the Materials for the Arts and Friends enhances MFTA’s ability to expand and strengthen its mission and vision.