Empowering Artists:

Designing Student-Centered Learning Driven by the

Limited Time Only: Module 1 Free
Empowering Artists: Designing Student Centered Learning Driven by the 2020 NJSLS-VPA

Prepare to become an innovator in arts education! Enroll today and build your capacity to develop process-driven arts education practices to fulfill the mission and vision of the 2020 New Jersey Student Learning Standards in Visual and Performing Arts.

This course is ideal for all PK-12 arts educators, Arts Supervisors, and anyone responsible for ensuring the arts standards are taught with fidelity and in a manner that advances student identity, agency, and belonging.
This two-part course will provide arts educators with a broad and deep understanding of the 2020 New Jersey Student Learning Standards in the Visual and Performing Arts. After completing this self-paced course, arts educator in New Jersey will feel better prepared to design learning experiences that will activate student empowerment through the four artistic processes.
Twelve modules of self-paced asynchronous learning, can be completed over 12 months.
Course offers 18-36 hours of professional learning, relevant across all grade bands and all five arts disciplines (Dance, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts, Media Arts).
By completing this two-part course participants will gain knowlege and resources to implement the 2020 NJSLS-VPA with fidelity.
The course is designed to support reflective teaching and learning in arts education by promoting holistic implementation of the learning standards through artistic SEL and culturally responsive practices.
As districts throughout NJ revise curricula and carry out professional learning that aligns with teaching and learning practices to fulfill the spirit and intent of the 2020 NJSLS-VPA, both current and pre-service arts educators will feel supported by this course.


Part I


Per Person
Part II


Per Person
Part I & II


Per Person
Group rate


Per person with purchase of 5 or more
Group rate


Per person with purchase of 5 or more
Group rate


Per person with purchase of 5 or more
Whether you register as an individual or with a group you will be included in the same online learning community through this on-demand course.
Participants have access for 12 months.

Curious about funding sources? Please contact your district to find out what funding streams may be available to you. Possibilities for professional learning may include, ESSER II, ESSER III, Title II, and Title IV Funds. 

Free Access to Module 1 of Part 1

Start your learning adventure now. Simply sign up to explore the opening module of Part 1, absolutely free.

Participants have access for 12 months.