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Starting June 20 2012, 04:00 PM
Ending July 13 2012, 07:00 PM

Integrating Chicago’s Visual Culture into the Curriculum

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Chicago Teachers Union
Quest Center
presents its

2012 Summer Professional Development Institute

All Quest courses are suitable to meet the ISBE 20% requirement for regular education teachers of students with specialized needs.

Two Hours Graduate Level CPS Lane Placement Credits and/or 30 IL Recertification CPDUs/PTPs $130 and book fee/materials fee, if required (see individual course descriptions): 30 contact hours

June 7, 2012 is the registration deadline for
the 2012 Summer Professional Development Institute.

Register online with a credit card below or
click here to download the mail-in form.

Integrating Chicago’s Visual Culture into the Curriculum
(2 Lane Placement Credits-30 CPDUs/PTPs) The first and final sessions will be held at the CTU Quest Center 222 Merchandise Mart Plaza Suite 400, Chicago, IL 60654, from 4 - 7 p.m. All other sessions will be held at Chicago’s cultural institutions from 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. The dates of the course are: June 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29, July 5, 6, 12, 13, 2012. The location for the cultural visits will be distributed at the first session. Linda Comminos, NBCT, will be the instructor.
This course is designed to acquaint teachers with the educational offerings at various museums and other Chicagoland cultural venues. Teachers will uncover the authentic uses of museums and other cultural institutions as sites for extended teaching and learning experiences. Teachers/teams will create a presentation highlighting their visits and the resources found during the visits. Teachers will utilize these resources in developing a curriculum or special project that will be used in their teaching. All levels. The cultural institutions for this course will not be duplicated in the course entitled - Looking Through New Eyes: Exploring the Educational Resources of Chicago’s Cultural Institutions.

When entering your name, please use the exact name on record for you with CPS.



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