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Academics . For Teachers + Counselors . Overview 

For Teachers + Counselors

Cleveland Institute of Art supports the work of high school teachers and counselors with programming that directly impacts the classroom and helps counselors guide students who are making important decisions on their future.

Summer 2015 Classes: 2-day Workshops, Thursday + Friday, July 30 + 31

  • Biomimicry: Making Nature Part of Your Classroom  - Doug Paige
  • Exploring Abstraction Inspired by Nature - JenMarie Zeleznak
  • Finding + Constructing Art Using Photography - Michelle Murphy
  • Monoprint Intensive - Liz Maugans
  • Natural Dye Immersion - Jessica Pinsky

       BASIC/TEACHER Workshops Summer 2015 brochure: click here

BASIC: Professional Enrichment

Through CIA’s BASIC Program, K-12 educators can participate in workshops, seminars, and outreach programs that positively affect classroom learning in primary and secondary schools. Read more about the BASIC Program

NEXT Living Art + Design 

For students who are considering a career in art or design, CIA’s NEXT program offers teachers a way to introduce them to the life of an artist or designer. Learn more about this unique full-day program on careers in the arts.

If you have a student interested in art and design, contact us and we’ll provide you with information on portfolio preparation and admissions.

For more information:

Tom Berger
Director, Continuing Education
216.421.7460 | Contact

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Leslie McCombs
Assistant Director
216.421.7461 | Contact

BASIC Program

BASIC Program

July 30 + 31, 2015

Our Summer BASIC courses offer a wide variety of opportunities for K-12 educators.

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Support CIA

Show the world creativity matters: make a gift to the annual fund.

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SPECTRUM CIA 2015

Save the date. Four celebration events.

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Cores + Connections

Creating. Connecting. Building better futures.