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April 29 2013

Free Class and Mini-Grants for Local Teachers Available!

The Miller College Institute is proud to extend a scholarship and mini-grant program, generously funded by the Miller Foundation’s BCreative initiative, to support local teachers who are interested in integrating the arts into their instruction. Teachers who work in schools affiliated with the Battle Creek Educators' Task Force are eligible to receive a scholarship to cover 100% of the tuition to enroll in EDUC 341: The Arts for Elementary Teachers, a 1.5 semester hour course offered at Miller College during the Summer 2013 semester. Beginning July 9, join respected local arts educator Kim Eberstein at the Mawby Center in Battle Creek each Tuesday evening for seven weeks from 4:00 to 6:30 as she leads teachers through an exploration of multiple pathways to help students demonstrate proficiency in meeting core content area expectations through engagement with the visual and performing arts. Upon completion of the course, teachers working in schools affiliated with the Battle Creek Educators' Task Force will be eligible to apply for a $500.00 mini-grant to purchase classroom materials to implement the ideas developed in the course.

Registration is going on now. For more information and a registration form, click here or contact Dr. Sean Kottke, Dean of the Binda School of Education at Miller College at (269) 660-8021 x 2703.

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