Educators who are employed full-time or part-time capacity at the kindergarten through university level at a public or private institution recognized by the applicant's state department of education at the time of application may be eligible to receive a half-tuition scholarship to attend SCAD at any location or via SCAD eLearning.
To be eligible to receive this award, an educator must apply and be accepted to SCAD and must provide proof of employment in good standing from his or her school administrator or human resources department. These awards are available to qualified applicants to undergraduate or graduate degree programs at SCAD.
There are many ways to visit SCAD.
Summer is the perfect time to explore new avenues of professional development. SCAD offers summer programs for educators from all disciplines to pursue creative enrichment and work alongside peers from all over the world. With exceptional facilities, extensive equipment and inspirational settings, SCAD summer programs offer ideal opportunities for educators at all levels to create, learn and grow.
Summer Programs for Educators
Educators have the opportunity to rejuvenate and recharge their creative energies while learning new skills through a variety of educational and recreational activities in the midst of a bustling art scene.
High school teachers of AP* courses at regional sites authorized by the College Board may participate in AP* Institutes anywhere in the United States-in or outside the region in which they teach-to gain the critical information, tools and strategies needed to build and advance successful AP* programs at their schools. Those who choose SCAD have access to the university's outstanding facilities and vibrant learning environment.
Participants explore their personal style in writing, photography or printmaking and develop their skills within their chosen medium to develop ideas for lesson plans and teaching strategies. Each workshop meets for a total of 30 instructional hours, equal to 3.0 SDUs or PLUs**. Graduate credit is not granted for this program.
SCAD offers Continuing Education in Atlanta, Savannah and online quarterly throughout the year. SCAD Continuing Education is open to youth and adults who want to experience SCAD's high standards in art and design education
and outstanding facilities. Workshops are held for one or more days, depending on the topic. Classes meet once a week over a period of four or eight weeks. Participants learn new creative skills and techniques in small groups.
SCAD Challenge Lesson Plans
Launch your students into their college careers with the SCAD Challenge scholarship competition. By guiding your students through creating their best work and submitting it using professional presentation, you can help your most talented students to secure scholarship funding for their college educations.
Need some ideas to get you started? Check out the lesson plans below to help you prep your students for the competition and kick their creativity into high gear.
For even more ideas, refer to these tried-and-true lesson plans submitted by teachers who attended educator programs at SCAD:
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** A course record containing the number of instructional hours is provided to teachers following the successful completion of each workshop. This record can be submitted to the applicable state for professional development units pending evaluation and approval.