Lakeside Chautauqua partners with Lake Erie College to offer professional development graduate credit based on participation in educational and cultural arts programs at Lakeside. This opportunity is designed for educators needing to renew teaching licenses and/or gain professional development credit.
Participants are invited to register for ED 7203 - Cognitive and Creative Learning Process Using Lakeside Chautauqua by July 30th and will be given until August 5th to accumulate the necessary contact hours and complete assignments. The cost for the 2017 season is $180 for this one-credit course. Participants may complete one course per Chautauqua season.
The National Standards affirm the place of arts education in a balanced core curriculum and ensure that all students are college and career ready. These standards are a response and reflective of the Ohio Education Standards. These standards are designed to match current and future education policy needs.
This course is designed to provide access for the educator to experience the strategy of differentiation for the learner with integration and implementation of the Ohio Education Standards. Lakeside Chautauqua provides the embedding and assimilation of all of these curriculum standards for the educator K-12 through content, context and conceptualization.
Lakeside provides an 11-week Chautauqua season, which includes an academic themed lecture series and performances of art, dance, theater, music and cultural influences. This course is designed to allow educators to align their lesson planning with the Ohio Education Standards.
Knowledge gained during the Chautauqua season will help educators become leaders in their school and community. The seminar wrap around course is designed to help educators across the profession, curricula areas and areas of specialization and is organized as a forum for a heterogeneous group of professionals.
Requirements for the course include attendance at lectures, educational programs and cultural events, as well as completion of event summaries/critiques and an outside project. All assignments can be submitted online.