Author Archives: Sheila Kerrigan

Full STEAM AHEAD! May 20, 2017 at Cameron Art Museum

Closing the Gap in STEM & Literacy with Arts Integration for Educators & Parents of Students in Grades Pre-K-8 May 20, 2017 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, Wilmington, NC, US First of all I just want to say Thank You!!!!! … Continue reading

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Duplin County Schools Full STEAM Ahead!

Thanks to Kevin Smith at Duplin County Schools for arranging a professional development session with K-5 teachers. The workshop was called, “Full STEAM Ahead! Closing the Gap in STEM Subjects Through the Arts.” We explored how Dance and Theatre Arts … Continue reading

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SE Center for Arts Integration at Cameron Art Museum

October 23rd and 24th, 2015, SECAI  leads Full STEAM Ahead!! Closing the Gap in STEM Subjects through the Arts for K-8 teachers in eight counties in Southeastern North Carolina. The workshops are sponsored by Wilmington’s Cameron Art Museum. They follow … Continue reading

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SC Alliance for Arts Education Presentation

Jef Lambdin, Faye Stanley, and Sheila Kerrigan gave a presentation, Effective and Efficient Arts Integration Learning Strategies, at the South Carolina Alliance for Arts Education conference in Columbia, on October 8, 2015. About twenty-five teachers, old friends and new, participated. … Continue reading

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Presenting at A+ Schools Conference

We are excited to be presenting at the A+ Schools 20th Anniversary Conference in Durham, NC, at the Carolina Theater, on August 3-5th. http://www.aplus-schools.ncdcr.gov/workshops/conference Sheila Kerrigan leads a workshop for educators on “Fostering Creative Thinking in the Classroom.” Here is … Continue reading

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Presenting in Chattanooga

Sheila Kerrigan was invited to present a workshop, called, “How Do I Get My Students to Collaborate and Discuss Effectively?” at the 2013 Arts and Education Forum of the Southeast Center for Education in the Arts in Chattanooga, TN on … Continue reading

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Arts Integration Workshop in Wilmington NC

Closing the Literacy Gap With Arts Integration On June 13 & 14, 2012, the Southeast Center for Arts Integration and Cameron Art Museum in Wilmington, NC, came together to offer this unique professional development workshop for Elementary educators–classroom generalists,  and … Continue reading

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NC Arts Education Commission’s Arts Education Plan

The North Carolina General Assembly has approved the creation of an Arts Education Commission to oversee the implementation of recommendations from the Senate Bill 66 Task Force. The recommendations call for a comprehensive arts education plan where arts are a … Continue reading

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Sandy Ridge Elementary School Faculty Training

Martha Burdette and Sheila Kerrigan led a two-day professional development session for the faculty of Sandy Ridge Visual and Performing Arts Elementary School, a brand-new arts magnet in Durham, NC. Teachers began the first day with collaboration skill-building, so that … Continue reading

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SE Center for Arts Integration Led Orange County Arts Commission’s Artists’ Salon

Jef, Martha and Sheila led an Artist Salon on Becoming a Teaching Artist for 22 potential teaching artists on Friday, August 19th, 2011, at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro, NC, under the auspices of the Orange County Arts Commission. We demonstrated … Continue reading

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