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
Election Day/Chancellor's Conference Day for Staff Development at Materials for the Arts. Learn to create percussion instruments using found objects from our warehouse. Immerse yourself in global rhythms while learning how to integrate them into your classroom 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...
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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.