Multicultural Arts Institutes for Teachers
A national model for multicultural arts integration.
Global Education Center is a nationally recognized model for multicultural arts integration. We not only want to teach students about cultural understanding and respect but also teachers who can continue to use tools and resources that create classroom settings that are culturally sensitive and provide education without prejudice and bias and is representative of history and respect for all cultures.
Our Multicultural Arts Institutes are professional development immersion programs consisting of two day or week long immersions where pre-K through 12 teachers partner with teaching artists from diverse cultures from across Tennessee to explore the indigenous art forms of various cultural, ethnic and religious groups residing in Middle Tennessee.
Programs consist of a four-day Summer Multicultural Arts Institute for Teachers with follow-up one-day institutes throughout the school year. In addition, we provide teacher training on demand at various school settings as well as at local, state, regional and national education conferences. On average, the Global Education Center trains approximately 300 to 350 teachers each year.
Stay tuned for teacher training dates in 2023-2024!
We teach more than 350 teachers a year.
Last year we taught 320 teachers in 17 counties including:
A few of the presentations that we discuss during our professional development are:
and many more.
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Our Multicultural Teacher Institutes are made possible with support from Tennessee Arts Commission, Metro Arts: Nashville Office of Arts and Culture, The Nissan Foundation, The Memorial Foundation and the Robert K and Anne H Zelle Fund for Fine and Performing Arts of the Community Foundation of Tennessee.
If you would like to know more about Global Education Center's Multicultural Arts Institutes, please click here to schedule a professional development day or to attend one of our ongoing presentations.