VSA Florida provides monthly webinars during the school year so that teaching artists, classroom teachers, cultural arts organizations and adult artists with disabilities can keep up-to-date on the latest information on the arts and disability.  These webinars are provided free of charge; however, registration is required.

Coming Soon:

April -

  • Sculpture for ALL Learners!  How to Approach Sculpture for Learners with Diverse Special Needs- This webinar will change your mode of thinking when approaching sculpture with elementary students with special needs.  Lesson ideas, approaches and techniques will be shared to get ALL students excited about sculpture. This session will be led by Laura Hubbard. Mrs. Hubbard graduated from Rowan University with a B.F.A. in Painting, and received an M.Ed. in Art Education from Tyler School of Art. Mrs. Hubbard has taught in a variety of public and private school settings for 15 years and is currently employed in the Swedesboro-Woolwich School District in Southern New Jersey.  As an art educator, she is committed to developing and sharing strategies that meet the needs of ALL learners within the art room. When not teaching her students, Laura regularly presents at state and national conferences on topics related to differentiated instruction, alternate approaches to art, and the inclusive art room.

    April 10, 4:30-5:30 PM (3:30 to 4:30 central)
    April 13, 4:30-5:30 PM (3:30 to 4:30 central)

May - 

  • Choosing Creativity: Choice-Based Art Education for the Inclusive Classroom- This webinar will take a look at how you can implement a choice-based art classroom, while meeting the needs of our diverse student populations. Checks for understanding, design of the studio environment, assessments, and strategies will be discussed and demonstrated. This session will be led by Samantha Varian. Ms. Varian has been an art educator for four years, teaching K-12 in inclusive art classrooms. She completed her Masters degree in Art Education with an Emphasis in Special Populations from Moore College of Art & Design in 2016, where she conducted her thesis on the benefits of a Choice-Based art education curriculum for the inclusive classroom and how CBAE builds creativity, confidence, and critical thinking skills, while meeting and supporting the needs of a diverse student population.

    May 17, 5:30-6:30 (4:30-5:30 central)
    May 24, 5:30-6:30 (4:30-5:30 central)

To register, please visit http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/3147316/Webinar-registration .


Archived Webinars:

Polishing Your Artistic Image (March 22, 2017)

Technology for Including Students with Disabilities in Music Activities (March 13, 2017)

Technology for Including Students with Disabilities in Music Activities (March 9, 2017)

Notes from the Field:  Theater and Drama (February 17, 2017)

Notes from the Field:  Theater and Drama (February 16, 2017)

Techniques for Including Students with EBD (January 23, 2017 - 4PM)

Making the Arts Accessible for Students with Multiple and Profound Disabilities (October 19, 2016)

Integrated Dance Techniques (December 9, 2016)

Knowing Your Student with Autism

Setting the Stage for a Successful Residency (September 30, 2016)