Professional Development

Our hands-on professional development programs give educators valuable practice in incorporating fine art and material culture into a wide range of curricular structures. We explore collections in-depth, learn from exhibition curators, exchange teaching strategies, and offer opportunities for both research and practice.To register please follow the provided link or, email

October 10, 2019 8:45- 3:30 p.m.


Professional Learning for Arts Educators: Learn, Share, and Plan at Shelburne Museum

Arts educators (art, music, media arts, theater, dance) will gather to learn, share, and plan alongside one another in both workshop and breakout work sessions. The day will begin with shared learning on the topic of the educator’s role in supporting equity literacy in the arts room and an orientation to the Vermont Arts Learning Target Bank. Then participants will engage in collaborative work time based on shared needs. Topics include, but are not limited to, curriculum design, teacher resource share, building proficiency scales, rubrics, performance assessments, and team time. Participants will be invited to sign up for work sessions upon registration, as well as, explore the museum grounds and galleries. Time will be provided for whole group learning, discussion, and collaborative work time in breakout groups. Teams are welcome and encouraged. Registration is now open and limited to 40. K-12 Arts educators. Facilitated by Emily Titterton and Mollie Davis.

Thursday, October 10, 2019, 8:45 AM – 3:30 PM at the Pizzagali Center for Education at the Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, VT. Contact: