The Arts Integration Summer Institute is a research-based comprehensive pedagogical exploration and immersion training experience in the use of Drama-Based Pedagogy across the curriculum. The JMU Summer Institute is focused on arts integration for elementary teachers. This four-day intensive program provides an opportunity for educators and working professionals from across the country to gather and explore the power of learning in and through the arts.

Program Details

During the Institute, participants will:

  • Receive a copy of the new Drama-Based Pedagogy book.
  • Explore drama-based pedagogy specific to grade levels.
  • Work in professional learning communities to dialogue and reflect.
  • Develop and redefine arts-integrated curricula.
  • Experience and facilitate arts-integration lessons.
  • Access the Drama-Based Pedagogy Network (online).


*Continuing Education Credit is available.

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June 24 - 27, 2019
Monday - Thursday
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Program Fee: $349


Register by January 31, 2019 & save $50!! ($299)

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What People are Saying

This was worthwhile and engaging professional development. I recommend it to other teachers.” – South River Elementary, Grottoes, VA 

Wonderful, fun, engaging ways to teach young children of all abilities!” – South River Elementary, Grottoes, VA 

I loved seeing all the ways we can apply kinesthetic learning in the classroom to get students engaged.” – South River Elementary, Grottoes, VA 

Lots of great, meaningful strategies that can be used immediately in my classroom! The group interaction and play made the content of your presentation memorable and fun!” –Stone Spring Elementary, Harrisonburg, VA

Thank you for bringing ideas that we can use immediately in the classroom.” –Stone Spring Elementary, Harrisonburg, VA

Facilitated by arts integration and drama specialist Joshua Streeter (Assistant Professor of Theatre Education at James Madison University) and presented in Partnership with Drama for Schools (University of Texas at Austin).

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