GET YOUR LEARN ON.

Expand your teaching skills, deepen your curriculum and give yourself a creative boost in NJPAC’s forward-thinking professional development workshops. PDs are for teachers all the way from pre-K to high school, and include hip hop, dance, storytelling, theater, music and more. Not only will you learn something… you’ll have fun and be inspired. Don’t see what you want? Reach out and let us customize a PD to meet your needs.

Why choose NJPAC professional development?

  • Creative, fun, cutting-edge topics
  • In-person and online trainings
  • Customizable to meet your needs
  • Designed with your requests and feedback in mind
  • We design PDs based on your needs and feedback

Contact us to start the process of bringing these programs to your school virtually or in person.

Ashley Mandaglio

Associate Director, Professional Learning and Program Development
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PD WITH YOUR SCHOOL

Our team is standing by to customize these PDs for your teachers, your needs and your interests! Contact us to start the process of bringing these programs to your school in-person or virtually.

Creating Collaborative Choreography

Grades:
6-12
Curriculum Connections:
Language Arts, Social Studies

Creative Intersections Presented by Carolyn Dorfman Dance

Grades:
6-12
Curriculum Connections:
Dance, Health & Physical Education

Cultural Connections Through Hip Hop: Infusing the Arts in Every Classroom

Grades:
6–12
Curriculum Connections:
Social Studies, ELA

Dance It Out: Ideas for Integrating Dance, Community Building and Emotional Intelligence

Grades:
K-5
Curriculum Connections:
Social-Emotional Learning/Arts Integration

Finding Math in Every Space and Every Place: Linking the Arts and Mathematics in the Early Childhood Classroom

Grades:
PreK–2
Curriculum Connections:
Math

Hip Hop Poppin’ Art

Grades:
6-12
Curriculum Connections:
Social Studies

In Perfect Harmony: Strengthening Young Voices Through the Power of Ensemble Singing

Grades:
6-12
Curriculum Connections:
Language Arts, Social Studies

Music Education for the Modern Ear

Grades:
6–12
Curriculum Connections:
Social Studies

Musical Equations: Music and Math Connections for the Arts Integrated Classroom

Grades:
6-12
Curriculum Connections:
Math

Playing Pictures: Intersection of Art, Music, Dance and Imagination

Grades:
PreK–5
Curriculum Connections:
Math & Science

Playing Pictures 2: Intersection of Art, Music, Dance and Imagination

Grades:
PreK–5
Curriculum Connections:
Literacy & Social Studies

Pure Imagination! Exploring Creative Approaches to Music and Art in the Early Childhood Classroom

Grades:
PreK–2
Curriculum Connections:
Literacy, Math

Storytelling Through Creative Movement: Inspiring Original Narratives Through Dance

Grades:
 K-8
Curriculum Connections:
Language Arts/ Literacy

Supporting the Song

Grades:
6-12
Curriculum Connections:
Language Arts, Social Studies

Teaching Literacy Through Musical Theater

Grades:
6–12
Curriculum Connections:
English Language Arts

Words That Move and Lessons That Groove: Integrating Music and Movement into Early Childhood Literacy

Grades:
PreK–2
Curriculum Connections:
Literacy

Yes, Let’s! Devising Theater with Students of All Ages

Grades:
6–12
Curriculum Connections:
Literacy & Social Studies

PD @ home

NJPAC’s virtual professional development offers live cast workshops that can inspire, educate, and reinvigorate your teaching strategies!

Social Justice Learning Series events

A conversation about Racism, Mental Health, and Creativity

Sep 30, 2021 @ 3PM | social justice • learn something • educational

past professional development events

LIVING LITERACY OUT LOUD: Acting, Speaking, Comprehending

Presenters:
Khaleshia Thorpe-Price
Date:
Wednesday, February 24 @ 3:30PM – 4:30PM
Price:
Pay what you can • credit hours: 1

COMMUNITY OF MOVERS: Encouraging and Managing Thoughtful Movement in the Classroom

Presenters:
Valerie Branch
Date:
Wednesday, March 24 @ 3:30PM – 4:30PM
Price:
Pay what you can • credit hours: 1

past Social Justice Learning Series events

Social Justice Series: Day of Learning

Mar 18, 2021 @ 3PM | social justice • conversations • educational

Wisdom of the Cypher Workshop with Toni Blackman

Jan 28, 2021 @ 3PM | social justice • conversastions • hip hop

Listen, (Un)learn, Act: Creative Strategies for Exploring Social Justice in the Classroom

Nov 12, 2020 @ 3PM | social justice • learn something • educational

Living A Hip Hop & Abolitionist Life: Resistance, Creativity, Hip Hop Civics Ed, Intersectionality & Black Joy

Oct 1, 2020 @ 3PM | social justice • conversastions • hip hop

Support for Arts Education Professional Development programs is provided by: Mars Wrigley, Panasonic, TD Charitable Foundation, Turrell Fund, Wolf Trap, and the Victoria Foundation.