Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Education Department

Summer Institute 2021

Summer Institute (SY 20-21)

Lifting up the Human Spirit: Arts Education for Classroom and Community Educators in 2021

“The arts are education. They stretch you as a human being, lift up the human spirit, and help us become better people.” – Pundy Yokouchi, Founding Chairman, Maui Arts & Cultural Center

The Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Professional Development Summer Institute will explore how the arts function as a transformative tool for healing and education in a world facing the multiple pandemics of COVID-19 and social injustices.

Three major themes will be covered by the keynote speakers:

  • Radically Changing Education through Culturally Relevant Education & the Arts 
  • Social & Emotional Learning and Trauma-Informed Teaching for Liberation 
  • Incorporating Indigenous Perspectives in a Department of Education 

There will be two tracks to support integration and application of the content for *Classroom Teachers & *Community Teaching Artists.

Registration must occur on the MACC website before PDE3. PDE3 is expected to be approved/available for sign up by May 30th, 2021.

Dates: June 25, 26, 27, 2021 9am-1pm HST/ 3pm-7pm EST
Fee $195 for Classroom Teachers working full time in a school. 
Fee is $75 for Community Teaching Artists/contract workers.

Scholarships are available based on need. Scholarship Application is due by May 1st. 

2021 Summer Institute Registration Fee

2021 PDE3 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. (Not available until May 30, 2021)

  • Completed Portfolios Due TBD
Portfolio Resources

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