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Professional Development Workshop for Teachers

Thursday, June 6, 2024
9:00 AM–3:00 PM
Free

Join fellow teachers for a day of professional learning at the Rubin. 

Learn how to incorporate the Rubin’s vibrant collection into your curriculum, reflect on ways to create a compassion-centered school environment, and discover how to bring mindfulness practices into your classroom. 

This event is open to 6th–12th grade teachers and will feature:

  • A Social, Emotional, and Ethical (SEE) Learning® presentation led by a certified SEE Learning® facilitator
  • A mindful movement workshop in partnership with GROOVE NYC
  • Customized tours of the Mandala Lab and Gateway to Himalayan Art
  • An experiential art workshop integrating SEE Learning® components
  • Curriculum resources for teachers
  • Complimentary refreshments

This free professional development workshop for teachers will take place on the June Chancellor’s Conference Day for New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) teachers. Advance registration is required. 

 

About SEE Learning®

The Rubin’s educational programs integrate Social, Emotional, and Ethical (SEE) Learning® principles. SEE Learning® is an innovative K–12 education program developed by Emory University. The program provides educators with tools to foster the development of emotional, social, and ethical intelligence for students and themselves. 

About GROOVE NYC

GROOVE NYC builds community and social emotional awareness through movement and dance. GROOVE’s blended Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) and healing arts curriculum fosters acceptance of others and empathy. GROOVE offers dance experiences, mindfulness workshops, and meditation sessions to students, teachers, and the community at large. If you can move, you can groove!

 

The Mandala Lab multiyear initiative and Family and School Programs are made possible with lead support from the Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, Barbara Bowman, Dharma Joy Foundation, Noah P. Dorsky, Fred Eychaner, Agnes Gund, The Robert H.N. Ho Family Foundation Global, the Estate of Lisina M. Hoch, The Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation, Rasika and Girish Reddy, Shelley and Donald Rubin, and Tiger Baron Foundation.

Major support for the Mandala Lab initiative is provided by Bob and Lois Baylis, Sara and Joseph Bedrick, Anne and Albert Chao, Con Edison, Daphne Hoch Cunningham and John Cunningham, Anne E. Delaney, DeWitt Stern, Karen Dorsky, Chris K. Jones of Think Strong Scholarships, Jack Lampl, Max Meehan, Dan Gimbel of NEPC, LLC, The Prospect Hill Foundation, Sarah and Craig Richardson, Basha Frost Rubin and Scott Grinsell, the Andrew Sabin Family Foundation, Namita and Arun Saraf, Linda Schejola, Eric and Alexandra Schoenberg, Eileen Caulfield Schwab, Tsherin Sherpa, Jesse Smith and Annice Kenan, Taipei Cultural Center in New York, and New York Life Insurance Company*, and New York Life.

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.

The Rubin Museum’s programs are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature.

Leadership support for Project Himalayan Art is provided by the Henry Luce Foundation.

Project Himalayan Art has been made possible in part by a major grant from The National Endowment for the Humanities: Democracy demands wisdom.

Project Himalayan Art was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services MA-253379-OMS-23.

The Mandala Lab multiyear initiative and Project Himalayan Art are supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.

Lead support for Project Himalayan Art is provided by the Ellen Bayard Weedon Foundation, Bob and Lois Baylis, Barbara Bowman, the E. Rhodes & Leona B. Carpenter Foundation, Noah P. Dorsky, Fred Eychaner, Christopher J. Fussner, the Estate of Lisina M. Hoch, Matt and Ann Nimetz, The Randleigh Foundation Trust, Shelley and Donald Rubin, and Jesse Smith and Annice Kenan.

Major support for Project Himalayan Art is provided by Daphne Hoch Cunningham and John Cunningham, Stephen and Sharon Davies, the Edward & Elizabeth Gardner Foundation, Mimi Gardner Gates, Hongwei Li, Max Meehan, the Monimos Foundation, Edward O’Neill, The Prospect Hill Foundation, Sarah and Craig Richardson, Rossi & Rossi, Basha Frost Rubin and Scott Grinsell, the Andrew Sabin Family Foundation, Namita and Arun Saraf, Eric and Alexandra Schoenberg, Eileen Caulfield Schwab, UOVO, Sandy Song Yan, and the Zhiguan Museum of Art.

Special support for Project Himalayan Art is provided by:

Dr. Bibhakar Sunder Shakya, to honor the memory and legacy of Professor Dina Bangdel, art historian, curator, cultural activist, and educator from Nepal.

Samphe and Tenzin Lhalungpa, to honor the memory and works of L.P. Lhalungpa, Tibetan scholar, broadcaster, and educator.

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*“NEW YORK LIFE” and the NEW YORK LIFE Box Logo are trademarks of New York Life Insurance Company. Other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this initiative, do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

The views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

 

Image: Photo by Filip Wolak, 2022

Ticket Price: Free for 6th–12th grade teachers

 

Reservation is required

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