Bedminster, NJ February 28, 2013: On Saturday, March 16thThe Center for Contemporarywill present a professional development workshop for public and private school art teachers titled “Full STEAM Ahead with Tree Smart” led by artist and educator June Julian. The workshop costs $35 and runs from 10am – 1pm.
Art teachers have challenged the recent STEM initiative that emphasizes Science, Technology, Engineering and Math in the K-12 classroom, to also include Art. The Tree SmART workshop will provide experiences in ways that teachers can incorporate these new STEAM principles into the art classroom using trees as a theme. They will complete two SmART tree projects that integrate technology, science and math that they can take back and use in their classroom.
June Julian, Ed.D., is an exhibiting visual artist and art educator. With extensive teaching experience in both the K-12 classroom and in the graduate Art & Design Education program at The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Dr. Julian has widely championed her commitment to the integration of Internet technologies in Ecology Art Education. She has presented her work at numerous professional conferences and workshops, and has published her research in Art Education.
About The Center for Contemporary Art
Founded in 1970, The Center for Contemporary Art was known until fall 2010 known as the Somerset Art Association. The Center is a vital regional art center with a vibrant studio art school, extensive exhibition program and important community outreach component. For further information, please call (908) 234-2345 or visit The Center for Contemporary Art online at http://ccabedminster.org/
Elie Porter Trubert, Executive Director
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ 07921