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Professional Development Workshops for Teachers


Registration by mail, fax or email is required for these workshops (no registrations will be taken over the phone). Space is limited. Payment must be received with the completed registration form to reserve your space.

Project Learning Tree
Saturday, April 11, 2015
9:00am – 3:00pm
Project Learning Tree (PLT) is an environmental education program that uses the outdoors as a classroom. Through interactive lessons, teachers will gain awareness and knowledge of the natural world, using our native forests as a foundation. Activities focus on engaging students in hands-on experiences that develop problem solving and critical thinking skills.

Click here for the Registration form.

Summer Teacher Institute
July 20 – 22, 2015
9:00am – 3:00pm
$85 ($75 for Cheekwood or Frist Center members)
Cheekwood and the Frist Center for Visual Arts have collaborated to offer a three day professional development institute that will highlight lessons and activities related to our upcoming exhibitions. Educators will explore the sculpture of Spanish artist, Jaume Plensa; the Frist Center’s Italian Style: Fashion Since 1945 and Postcards of the Wiener Werkstätte; and work with Cheekwood’s Martin Shallenberger Artist-in-Residence, Soo Sunny Park as she creates her newest installation. Lunch and materials will be provided.

Registration for this workshop is through the Frist Center. To register, contact


Workshop registration fees are non-refundable. If your cancellation is received two weeks in advance, you will receive a credit for a future teacher workshop within the same calendar year.

For more information, please contact:
Karen Kwarciak
School and Outreach Coordinator
(615) 353-6973

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