Teacher Workshops

Embracing Our Differences provides a variety of teacher workshops throughout the school year. While open to all teachers, Sarasota and Manatee County teachers attending are eligible to receive in-service credit. Here's what past workshop participants have to say:

"Thank you for making us feel so special and loved."
"I feel inspired again as an artist and as a teacher."
"An inspiring affirmation that gives wings to the dream of social justice through the visual universal voice of EOD."

Art Intensive 2020

Registration Details

Dates 
July 22 and 23, 2020 (Wed/Thu)
Between 2 and 3 interactive sessions per day 
Exact Session Times TBD; Will occur between 9 AM and 4 PM

Location
Online/Virtual

Application
Space is limited. Teachers wishing to participate need to complete the online application and will be notified thereafter of their acceptance.

Apply to Participate Today! (DEADLINE - JUNE 15)

Workshop Information

Workshop Goals
This workshop is designed to reinvigorate and inspire teaching practices, introduce new ideas and concept, and tackle current challenges in the field.

Who Should Participate
This workshop is geared towards pre-K through 12 visual art educators from Manatee and Sarasota Counties.

Professional Development Credits & Stipends
8 PD Credits available via your district
PD stipends of $160.00 provided by EOD directly to participants following successful workshop completion

Workshop Sponsors

This virtual workshop is presented in partnership with the John & Mable Ringling Museum of ArtRingling College of Art and Design and the Curriculum and Instruction Departments of the School District of Manatee County and Sarasota County Schools.

Contact

For more information, please contact:
Ben Jewell-Plocher, Education Director
941-404-5710
EMAIL

Education Ambassador Program 2020/2021

Intended Audience: Pre-K through 12 Teachers, All Areas

Registration Details

If you are interested in being part of the 2020/2021 Embracing Our Differences Education Ambassador Program, please contact us by email or phone at 941-404-5710.

Workshop Information

Educators will participate in a year-long program designed to empower teachers to bring the messages of Embracing Our Differences back to their classrooms and schools in new and innovative ways. Through this program, participants become the EOD "experts" at their schools and work toward creating more inclusive and respectful school cultures.

Contact

For more information, please contact:
Ben Jewell-Plocher, Education Director
941-404-5710
EMAIL