Vashon Artists in Schools Project Application 2015 - 2016 Application Deadline: Wednesday, November 11, 2015 Submission Instructions: For hardcopy submissions, please deliver to the VAIS mailbox at Chautauqua Elementary School by the end of the day. You may also submit online via the online application or email a digital copy of the application to the Program Manager, Holly Houston. Please direct questions to Holly Houston, Program Manager, Vashon Artists in Schools, email: [email protected], mobile: 773-220-1660. How VAIS works: Vashon Artists in Schools pairs artists with teachers for classroom residency projects! The mission of VAIS is to build upon and enhance curriculum in the arts through multidisciplinary learning opportunities. VAIS is open to all teachers, K -12. I. Choose an artist teaching partner from the Artist Roster. (http://vashonalliedarts.org/artists-in-schools/artist-roster/) If you need assistance, contact the program manager for ideas! II. Work with the artist partner to establish a timeframe, budget, and project scope. Again, please ask for help along the way! III. Submit the application by the deadline (November 11, 2015) to the VAIS box at Chautauqua, online, or via email: [email protected] IV. A funding committee made up of VISD administration and VAA staff will meet in early December to award projects. Project award letters will be sent via email to teachers and artists in early December. Type of Project (Please circle one): Classroom-based Artist Residency, Public Art, or Teacher Mentorship Teacher(s): ___________________________________________________________________________________ Email & Phone: ______________________________________________________________________________ Artist(s): ______________________________________________________________________________________ Email & Phone: ______________________________________________________________________________ Project Title: _________________________________________________________________________________ Grade Level and/or Subject: _______________________________________________________________ Anticipated Number of Students Served: __________________________________________________ Arts Discipline/Medium: ___________________________________________________________________ Principal’s Signature: _______________________________________________________________________ Comments: __________________________________________________________________________________ I. BUDGET: Please fill out the budget below. Artist(s) Fee- The program pays artists $50 - $60 per hour for classroom contact time. Projects must be at least 5 hours and may be up to 40 hours. Determine the number of contact hours necessary to complete the project. Additionally, artists will be paid for 1 planning hour per 10 contact hours, for meeting time between artist and teacher(s). Planning Hours: _____________ Classroom Contact Hours: ___________ Materials: There is a standard maximum of $3.50 per student for materials. After discussing with your artist(s), please list materials and cost. Supplemental: Some projects may benefit from additional support. After a project has been awarded funds, requests for additional funding cannot be considered. Please include your requested amount for supplemental funding here and explain the need: Resources: What other resources, materials, or volunteers will you bring to the project, if any? Please quantify other resources in volume, dollar value, number of hours, ect. II. APPLICATION NARRATIVE Please submit a project narrative addressing the following questions. The project narrative should concise and informative. 1. Project Description: What do you want to do? 2. Project Schedule: When do you want to do it? Residencies typically begin after January 1 and end by June. Projects are from 5- 40 hours per classroom group. Be as specific as possible at this time. Awarded projects will have a chance to resubmit a project schedule. 3. Learning Goals, Arts Learning Standards, and Curriculum Framework Washington State Essential Academic Learning Requirement (EALR) in the Arts #2 The student uses the artistic process of creating, performing/presenting and responding to demonstrate thinking skills in the visual arts, music, theatre, dance. Washington State Essential Academic Learning Requirement (EALR) in the Arts #4 The student makes connections within and across the arts to other disciplines, life, cultures and work. VAIS classroom projects must do one or more of the following: • Address EALRs and Curriculum Frameworks through arts integration. • Enhance or build new arts curriculum • Design arts lessons and assessments that reflect Arts EALR #2 • Foster creative collaborations among teachers Align with National Standards for Arts Education, Common Core State Standards, and Habits of Mind a) What will students understand (broad and deep concepts) as a result of this experience? What will students do to attain this understanding? What will students know as a result of this experience? Explain the specific EALRs that will be addressed. b) List key vocabulary: c) List target skills: 4. Sharing: How will you share the residency process or results with families and community? Examples include an exhibit, photo display, newspaper article, web site, culminating event, presentation. For additional assistance, please just ask. 5. Assessment and Evaluation Strategy: Describe methods and plan for assessment of student learning and methods of reflection. Refer to your project goals. How will you measure and document project goals being achieved? How will assessment materials be collected with whom will they be shared? Thank you for taking the time and effort to plan a VAIS classroom project!