Teaching Artist Trainings


Creative Learning Labs for Teaching Artists and Education Providers

Creative Learning Labs are 2 ½ hour professional development workshops on a variety of topics pertinent to the needs of teaching artists and arts education providers.

Workshops take place on Tuesday mornings and afternoons, four times a year, with two different workshops on each day. All workshops take place at the Think 360 Arts office (directions and contact info).

The AM session takes place from 9:00 am to 11:30 am and the PM session is from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm.

Light refreshments will be provided. If you are staying for both sessions, please bring a lunch, or you will have time to get lunch from nearby restaurants.


One session / Half-day = $40*

Both sessions / Full-day = $60*

*If you are a Think 360 Arts Teaching Artist, you will receive a 50% refund of the registration fee upon completion of the workshop.
** No refunds will be offered under any circumstances, besides the above exception for Think 360 Arts Teaching Artists.

In addition, certification hours for trainings completed by Think 360 Arts Teaching Artists will be displayed on each Teaching Artist’s profile.

Upcoming Creative Learning Lab Events

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

  • AM SESSION, 9:00 am to 11:30 am  – Collaborative Artmaking, presented by Damon McLeese and Cris Ciani of VSA Colorado/Access Gallery
    Collaborative Artmaking can be used to create an atmosphere of acceptance and support for students with special needs. This project can also be used with non disabled and/or mixed groups.
  • PM SESSION, 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm – STEAMOLOGY Part 2: NASA’s MISSIONMakers, presented by Monica and Tyler Aiello of Eurekus
    Learn how to inspire engineering literacy through this hands-on training. Fusing mission design with kinetic sculpture, participants get valuable tools to transform learning through making experiences. 

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Registration closes February 2.

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Past Trainings

So All May Learn: Differentiating Instruction & Honoring Cognitive Diversity, presented by Philippe Ernewein (February 9, 2016)

Art for Social Change, presented by Tamera Sakotas (February 9, 2016)

Think Media Images: Exploring the World of 21st Century Literacy, presented by Laurie Chin Sayres (November 3, 2015)

STEAMOLOGY: The Power of Artful Learning, presented by Tyler and Monica Aiello (November 3, 2015)

Into the Wild: After School Programming, presented by Joey Pace and Michelle Shedro (September 22, 2015)

Social Media and You: How to Stand Out from the Cat Videos, presented by Christopher Jones (September 22, 2015)

Classroom Management Crash Course, presented by Barth Quenzer (April 2, 2015)

Refresh, Renew, Create! Defining Your Creative Process, presented by Judi Hofmeister (March 12, 2015)

Lesson Planning and Assessment Essentials, presented by Allison Watrous and Patrick Elkins-Zeglarski (February 19, 2015)

Process, Product and the Pursuit of Learning, presented by Marie Gibbons (January 22, 2015)

Elevate Your Teaching Artistry, presented by Allison Watrous (November 20, 2014)

Authentic Youth and Adult Partnerships through Intentional Youth Voice, presented by Joey Pace (October 30, 2014)

Bringing the Arts Alive with Young Children, presented by Dr. Laura Tuthill (September 25, 2014)