ATSU ADALETEY JOINS FORCES WITH CHACHUNG CRUZ IN CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE
Pat Cruz has worked in arts education for over 25 years. She is so distraught by what is happening to our world. So thoughtful, she was trying to think of what she can do to help so many amazing artists and good friends who have lost work due to the pandemic. Through her work as an arts teacher (now-online) and through social media connections, she saw there is a great need for engaging activities for children and adults who are staying safe and staying home for the common good.
She realized — this is the time for the non-profit she has been dreaming about:
The Transcontinental Educator Artist Collective for Humanity — TEACH !
About - TEACH - Transcontinental Educator Artist Collective for Humanity
My name is Pat Cruz. I have worked in arts education for over 25 years. Like the rest of us, I am so distraught by what…
From 13–16th July, 2021, TEACH will engage people from around the world to re-look at the issue on Climate Change. Atsu Adaletey, together with Dzolali Theatre House will join forces with Pat Cruz and other great hearts to address this challenge.
Climate Change Agents Virtual Conference Schedule, July 2021
Conference Programme below:
Tuesday, July 13th
Performance by Verbalist Adzovi Sika, Ghana
Keynote — “Meet the Soil”, Fernanda Aller, PhD, Sustainability Innovation Leader, United Kingdom
Keynote:”Teaching Artists and Climate Change” — Eric Booth, International Teaching Artist Collective, Vermont, USA
Plenary Session: “Performative STEAM”, Tambra Harris & Jeff Mathers, Teaching Artists, Georgia, USA
Performance & Intro to Fabulous Workshops
Workshop Session: Inclusion Science and STEAM for all students Federico Colombo, Milan, Italy
Workshop Session: Artists for ClimateChange — Jayme Host, North Carolina, USA
Workshop Session: Letters to the Earth, Kay Michael, London, UK
Workshop Session: Art Imitates Life: Embodying our Environment, — Daina Leitold, GreenKids, Winnipeg, Canada
Workshop Session: S.T.E.A.M: Climate Connections — Dr Renee Tengella, Maryland, USA
Workshop Session: National Geographic Resources and Project Examples to Support Global Education Collaborations — Susan Dorsey, Maryland, USA
Workshop Session: “The Story of the Green Leopard” — Bonface Beti, Kenya
Workshop Session: Peace Artivism: How to Design and Execute Social Change and Activism using local forms of Visual Arts — Arturo Arango Rojas, Colombia
Open Space Lounge
Facilitator Groups — 1 — lesson plans — intros
Facilitator Groups — 2 — action plans — intros
Optional — Sign up for — Open Mic/Share your Art
Wednesday, July 14th
On your own: Time to reflect, journal, dream
Thursday, July 15th
Logistics & Moment of Zen
By Dzolali Theatre House, Ghana
Keynote: Superintendent Dr. Kevin Maxwell (retired) and Chief Arts Integration Officer, John Ceschini (retired). Will speak on the intersection between Arts Integration and Earth Education. Learn how two educational leaders transformed one of the largest school systems in the USA to be more innovative, creative, and sustainable.
Plenary — Creative Place Making by Deborah Patterson
Fabulous Workshops — All will be recorded @the conference.
Workshop: Climate Change Education Resources — Katie Cashman, 28/11, Chile, Colombia, USA, Germany
Workshop: The Power of Perspective-Taking — Heidi Rugg, Virginia, USA
Workshop: Creative Artists for Climate Change (Part 2) — Jayme Host, North Carolina, USA
Workshop: Four Ways to Tell Your Story
Workshop: Wellness at Work: Self Care Strategies for Educators
Workshop: The Power of Parade to Build Community
Workshop: Connecting Local with Global through Art
Workshop: NUS3: Breaking Off Disconnection to Connect
Facilitated Work Time — Group 1 — Arts Integrated lesson planning
Facilitated Work Time — Group 2 — Eco-Action Planning
Open Space Lounge
Optional — Open Mic — Share Your Art
Friday, July 16th
Next Steps & Start with the Art (TBD — Letters to the Earth)
Closing Keynote, “The Power of One” by Robert Ginyard
Open Space Lounge/ Independent Work Time
Eco Exhibit Hall + Lesson/Action Plan Presentations
BREAK — grab a drink and a meal to enjoy at…
Closing Happy Hour: Climate Change SLAM
TEACH will create a space to connect teaching artists with individuals, families, nursing homes, group homes, people all over the world who are isolated at home and looking for creative outlets!
- Is for families, senior centers, individuals, and all “quarantine -ers” looking to learn, grow, and create.
- Is a place for Exemplary Teachers and Teaching Artists to share goods and services with our world community.
- Is a rare opportunity to connect and share knowledge with fellow creative thinkers and kindred spirits from around the globe!