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Proposal Deadline: August 1, 2014 
The Skirball Cultural Center’s Teaching Our World Through the Arts seeks proposals from Visual Artists to facilitate workshops for K-12 teacher professional development 

WORKSHOP DATES 
Visual Art Strand, Saturdays October 11, 18, 25 and November 1, 2014 

TEACHING OUR WORLD THROUGH THE ARTS 
is a professional development program that prepares K–Grade 12 teachers to integrate the visual and performing arts into core curriculum. The VISUAL ART strand helps teachers apply design and visual art techniques to their instruction, fostering collaboration and creativity among students. 

PROPOSAL REQUIREMENTS 
Your 500 word max. proposal should outline a workshop that is… 
Grounded in visual arts-based techniques. Designed to serve K-Grade 12 teachers across curriculum areas. Focused on the development of a hands-on skill or skills which teachers can integrate into their curriculum areas. Active and interactive: teachers should learn by doing. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES OF TEACHING ARTIST 
Develop a syllabus and lesson plan for one 2 to 4-hour workshop session. Attend one planning meeting at the Skirball prior to the workshop session date. Facilitate a 2 to 4 hour workshop session on a designated date. QUALIFICATIONS 
The qualified candidate will have professional Visual Art experience, and at least two years previous teaching experience (experience working with classroom teachers a plus). A successful candidate will be organized and communicative; flexible and able to adapt lesson plans based on feedback; passionate and inspiring with respect to their chosen art form. 

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT 
Teaching Artists are hired as independent contractors for individual workshop sessions. 

TO APPLY, PLEASE SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING: 
1) Cover letter describing your teaching experience and personal art practice. 
2) Resume or curriculum vitae with relevant teaching / instructional experience. 
3) Documentation of teaching (1 sample curriculum piece/lesson plan). 
4) Workshop proposal (see requirements above). 
5) Workshop dates you are available to teach. 

Submit your proposal with subject line VISUAL ART STRAND PROPOSAL, to: 

Rosalie Tucker, Associate Educator, Teacher Programs 
teacherprograms@skirball.org mailto:teacherprograms@skirball.org