Creative Aging Teaching Artist Institute in NYC

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Creative Aging Teaching Artist Institute in New York City: 2½ Day Training

Location & Dates:
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library
40 West 20th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues)
New York, NY 10011 Directions

June 12th, 14th – 15th2013,
Wednesday, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Friday and Saturday,10:15 AM – 4:15 PM

Pre-registration is required and space is limited.

About the Institutes:
As the field of Creative Aging rapidly expands and the demand for sequential, instructional arts programs for older adults redoubles, teaching artists must be prepared to work effectively with active older adult learners in community based settings.

Designed for artists with experience delivering sequential skill-building arts instruction, this multi-day workshop will introduce artists to the emerging field of Creative Aging. Participants will:

  • hear from experts,
  • learn about current research on arts and aging,
  • understand adult learning and the aging process,
  • analyze best practices, and
  • explore how K-12 arts education expertise forms a strong basis for working with older adults.

Areas of focus will include:

  • Engaging Older Adult Learners
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Ageism
  • Use Of Reminiscence
  • Discipline and Population Specific Best Practices
  • Developing a Mission and Proposal to Work With Older Adults
  • Documentation and Evaluation Methodologies
  • Community Resource Development
  • Intergenerational Programming

Please note: This institute focuses on working with active older adults in community based settings. It does not provide training in art therapy, working with frail, institutionalized older adults or those with cognitive loss such as Alzheimer’s disease.

Registration & Fee Information

How to Register:
To register, please submit payment for registration fees. Payment may be made either through our secure PayPal or by check. Once you submit your payment, please complete an on-line registration form here.

New York City, NY: $195.00 $125.00
Payment due by 5:00 PM on June 10th, 2013

If paying via PayPal, please complete your payment by clicking here.
If paying by check, please make checks payable to Lifetime Arts, Inc., and mail checks to:

Lifetime Arts
81 Centre Avenue, Suite 307
New Rochelle, NY 10801

Registration Fee includes all materials, continental breakfast and lunch for two days.

Your registration will be confirmed upon receipt of payment.

This program is made possible, in part, through a grant from New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Photos: Herb Scher and David Kumin

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