The Office of Public Instruction and Montana Arts Council are seeking professional educators with expertise in the following areas: Theatre, Dance, Music, Visual Arts, Media Arts, as well as educators with expertise in Indian Education for All (IEFA) to participate in the revision of the Montana Standards for Arts.
Writing team members are required to be available August 3-5, 2015 to participate in the initial training and writing session. All other work will be done online and is scheduled to be completed by December, 2015. Writing team members will receive a small stipend and will be reimbursed for travel expenses.
Review team members are also sought. The review team will review and provide feedbacks on drafts of standards as they are produced by the writing teams. No travel is required to participate on the review team.
Teams will be chosen based on factors including years of experience, geographic location, urban/rural distribution, size of school or district and other special qualifications. A minimum of three years classroom teaching experience is required. Administrators, higher education faculty and professional teaching artists/professional arts organization staff are also welcome to apply.
The application is due Friday, May 22 by 5:00 pm.
Please direct all questions about the Arts Standards Revision to Emily Kohring, Director of Arts Education, Montana Arts Council at firstname.lastname@example.org or (406) 444-6522.