Educator Professional Development

PAMM offers FREE educator workshops throughout the academic year teaching strategies that encourage critical thinking and arts-integration for  K-12 teachers of all subject areas.   

Participate in dynamic discussions about contemporary art and hands-on art-making. No prior art experience is necessary. All materials are provided. Each teacher receives a flash drive with Heckscher Digital Education resources for classroom use.

Miami-Dade County Public School educators should register through the M-DCPS portal, and are eligible to receive Master Plan Points.  Educators that do not work for Miami-Dade Schools should email education@pamm.org to register for workshops.

2019-2020 Educator Workshop Schedule

Join PAMM staff for workshops especially designed for K-12 Educators. Together, we will explore ways to connect classroom curriculum with the art and artists of our time. These workshops include art-making, gallery discussions, and opportunities to share classroom strategies with colleagues. All materials are provided. M-DCPS educators receive M-DCPS credits. Please register through the Miami-Dade professional development website.

For more information on upcoming Educator Workshops contact education@pamm.org

October 9: Full STEAM Ahead: Connecting Contemporary Art to All Classrooms

Artists often use the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) in order to design and create their artwork. In this workshop, participants will discover how artists use STEM creatively and to problem solve. Teachers will also learn strategies for teaching science, math, and engineering through the lens of art in your classroom.

Open to K-12 educators – all subject areas.
10am-4pm
Maximum Participants: 45
M-DCPS PD Credits: 7

February 22, 2020: Bridging the Gap: Connecting Teens + Teachers

Led by the PAMM Teen Arts Council (PTAC) and PAMM’s Education team, this special edition of our Educator’s Workshop series is designed by teens! Exploring issues relevant to middle and high-school age students, Educators and teens are welcome participate in a workshop supporting intergenerational learning.

Open to Middle and High School teens and educators – all subject areas.
Maximum Participants: 45
M-DCPS PD Credits: 7

April 10: Collaboration + Creation + Activation!

Join PAMM’s Education team for a special workshop in partnership with a local community organization. Participants will learn about how art has been used as a catalyst for social change, sparking conversation, and creating partnerships. Teachers will leave empowered having learned about resources and tools in their communities for engaging youth and communities in questions and ideas that matter to them.

Open to K-12 educators – all subject areas.
Maximum Participants: 45
M-DCPS PD Credits: 7