Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Education Department

PD Courses

2020-2021 SY Professional Development Courses

Pacific Poetry, Culturally Relevant Teaching and Literacy For All Ages

This course will provide teachers with frameworks, strategies, and techniques that are aimed at cultivating student voice, teacher collaboration and arts integration through the exploration of spoken word poetry and literary arts practices of Maui, the Pacific and the world. Teachers in this PD will complete 24 hours of learning through attending three, four hour synchronous online sessions and completing 12 hours of asynchronous work on various related topics connected by this theme and grounded in HIDOE-led Nā Hopena Aʻo or HĀ initiatives. 

The three sessions will incorporate the following themes: 
  1. Youth Poet Laureates, Spoken Word and the Culturally Relevant Classroom
  2. Pacific Poetry for All Ages – Exploring Spoken Word Poetry for all levels
  3. Past Present and Futures of Pacific Poetry in Maui and Beyond

Location: Online

Cost: $195 (Please submit payment through Paypal in this amount to secure your spot)


Registration Deadline
Registration Form, Payment & PDE3
January 18, 2021
Program Window
Blended Learning (3 Online Modules + Office Hours)
3 Modules: January 23, 2021, January 30, 2021, February 6, 2021
9:00 am- 12:00 pm
Completed Portfolios Due
May 1, 2021

PDE3 Registration & Information

If you intend to take this for PDE3 Credits, please review our Portfolio Expectations prior to registering. To receive the credits you will also need to register directly through PDE3.

Section: 304406

2021 Summer Institute

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