Registration: $25 per person
Includes lunch & materials

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Office of Cultural Arts
University of North Carolina Wilmington
601 S. College Rd.
Wilmington, NC 28403-5966
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Arts Access is the state organization on arts and disability and is receiving funds from the VSA/Kennedy Center to implement activities to support including school art children in the arts. This workshop is being presented in partnership with the NC Arts Council and the Department of Public Instruction.

Presented locally in partnership with Dreams of Wilmington and UNCW's Office of Cultural Arts.

Arts Access

NC Arts Council

Jaehn Clare

Professional Development Workshop presented by Arts Access

Arts Access for All: Including School-Age Children with Disabilities in Arts Education

Saturday, Mar. 29, 2014 (9:30 - 5:00pm)
Watson College of Education

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Arts Access, Inc, in partnership with VSA/Kennedy Center, NC Arts Council, NC Department of Public Instruction, UNCW and Dreams of Wilmington, presents a one day workshop for teaching artists, arts educators, and general education classroom teachers led by Jaehn Clare on strategies for including children of all abilities in arts education activities. Jaehn has a theater background and has worked as a teaching artist with the Woodruff Arts Center, VSA Georgia and as a Georgia Wolf Trap artist.

Topics for this workshop include:

  • Principles of Universal Design for Learning and how to apply them
  • Activity modification and inclusion practices
  • Breakout sessions: strategies by arts discipline and for different disabilities

Workshop Registration

Registration is $25 per person (includes lunch and instruction materials). Registrants are encouraged to register with other colleagues (teachers/teaching artists) who can help them implement the skills learned at the workshop. Certificate of attendance awarded for CEU’s. Click here to register online.

Location & Parking

Watson College of Education (map code: EB) is located on the campus of UNCW. From College Road, turn onto campus at Randall Drive and continue approximately 1 mile. At the back of campus, turn right at Reynolds Drive. Watson College of Education will be on your right. Parking is available in the garage on your left (map code: PK). Please take a ticket. You will be provided with a validation card to cover the cost of parking.

Click here for directions to UNCW and an interactive campus map.

Teaching Artist Biography

As an artist with an acquired disability, Jaehn Clare's personal and professional mission is to foster the full inclusion of individuals with disabilities in our communities, to support and contribute positive public images of persons with disabilities, and to engage in progressive social change.

Clare is a trained professional theater artist, with more than thirty years experience as an actor, director, producer, playwright, touring artist, teaching artist and arts administrator. She holds a B.A. in Theatre Arts from the University of Minnesota, and an M.A. in Dramatic Literature from the University of Essex. Since 1986, Ms. Clare has been active as a disability awareness educator and trainer, offering disability awareness and inclusion workshops in a variety of community settings. She is currently employed with the Woodruff Arts Center in Atlanta, working as a Professional Learning Teaching Artist with the Alliance Theatre.

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