9:00AM - 4:00PM
Friday, October 18 & Saturday, October 19, 2019
Warner Theatre, Torrington, CT

COA’s Higher Order Thinking (HOT) APPROACH to teaching and learning provides educators vital professional development, resources, tools and strategies to develop, deepen and expand effective practices in standards based arts education, arts integration, student voice and leadership development.

Based on COA’s long-standing and nationally renowned HOT Schools Program, the HOT Approach weaves best practices in arts in education with present-day needs and experiences of urban, suburban, and rural school communities and is open to K-12 (arts and non-arts) educators statewide. 
 
The October 18 & 19 HOT Approach Mini-Institute will focus on Multiple Intelligences and Arts Integration with an emphasis on STEAM models that work.

While individuals are welcome to attend, COA encourages Teams (described below)  to register and participate together.  Participating Teams in COA’s HOT Approach Conference may be eligible to apply for a COA Arts Learning HOT Approach Implementation Grant.  Please refer to the guidelines for specifics on Team structure and requirements:
  • Teacher Team* - may request up to $3,000: 3-5 Teachers from one school
  • School Team* - may request up to $6,000:   The Principal participates with one or more Teacher-Teams  including at least one arts discipline teacher
  • District Leadership Teams* - may request up to $10,000:  The Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent, or Director of Curriculum participates with minimally, a 5-member leadership team representing at least 2 or more schools in the district
* Community Team Member: A Teacher, School, or District Leadership Team may add an Education Manager from an Arts Organization they plan to work with.  These teams may request an additional $1,000, $2,000, or $3,000 (respectively).

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* 2. Does your Team include an Arts Organization Educator as a Community Partner?

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* 3. Last name of person  registering this team or individual

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* 4. First name of person registering this team or individual

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* 5. Email of person registering this team or individual

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* 6. Phone of person registering this team or individual

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* 7. Official Address of Central Office

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* 8. Official Name of School or Schools  (If you are registering as a district please identify which schools participants represent)

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* 9. Town/City of school and/or school district

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* 10. Please identify your Team Members including yourself if applicable.Please indicate with an asterisk (*) after the Last name - any team member who participated in the April, 2019 session.

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* 11. If your Team includes an Arts or Cultural Organization Educator Partner please identify that person here.

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* 12. I, and all members of my team understand that this is a 2-day conference and we are all committed to participating fully. 

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* 13. I and all members of my team understand that to be eligible to apply for a COA Arts Learning HOT Approach Implementation Grant all members of my team must participate fully.

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* 14. My School Principal/District (as applicable) is aware that I have registered this team for this professional development opportunity and supports full participation

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* 15. Note (if applicable)

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