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Fine Arts Annual Meeting

General Session Meeting Slides

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June 12

Waco Convention Center

 Detailed Schedule

RSVP Please click the link to indicate which sessions you will attend. 

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9:30 am General Meeting

11:00-4:00 pm Break-out sessions for individual fine arts categories. This time will include workshops for our teachers as well as a general session for specific content areas to review the by-laws and meet procedures.  

1 hour will be allotted for lunch on your own. 

RULES AND PROCEDURE SESSIONS FOR EACH CONTENT AREA WILL NOT OVERLAP THROUGHOUT THE DAY.  FINE ARTS DIRECTORS ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND THE RULES AND PROCEDURES SESSIONS. PLEASE VIEW THE SCHEDULE POSTED ABOVE FOR PLANING OUT YOUR DAY.

 

~ Art 

* Rules and Procedures/ Dates and Deadlines

* Workshop: Resources for the classroom- bring scissors, glue and any dry medium you would like to work with for the workshop. 

* Workshop: Using public domain images

* Workshop: Photography

* Workshop: TBD

~ Academics/Speech/LD

* Rules and Procedures/ Dates and Deadlines

* Workshop: Starting and Developing a Debate Team

* Workshop: Preparing for Academic Testing

* Workshop:  Preparing for Speech Events

~ Band/Fall Band/Drumline

* Rules and Procedures/ Dates and Deadlines

* Workshop: Effective Rehearsal Techniques, Growing a program with limited student numbers, repertoire

* Workshop: Starting a Marching Program, Developing existing programs

* Workshop: Sight Reading techniques for the classroom and evaluation

* Workshop: Developing your percussion section, drumline and percussion ensembles

* Workshop: TMEA All-State Audition Process

~ Cheer & Dance

* Rules and Procedures/ Dates and Deadlines

* Workshop: TBD

* Workshop: TBD

 

~ One Act Play

* Rules and Procedures/ Dates and Deadlines

* Workshop: Starting and Developing a One Act Play program

* Workshop: EXPLORING ONE’S DIRECTORIAL ESSENCE

Description: Long time theatre professor and adjudicator Jim Rambo will discuss how to explore one’s strengths and deficiencies as a director with the pursuit of improving the impact on student actors and technicians

* Workshop: Creating your set, creative session with Unit Set models

* Workshop: TBD

~ Orchestra

* Rules and Procedures/ Dates and Deadlines

* Workshop: Effective Rehearsal Techniques- Dr. Beau Benson – Midway ISD (The Midway Camerata ranked 5th this year for State Honor Orchestra.)

* Workshop: Music Selections for your ensemble

* Workshop: Sight Reading techniques for the classroom and evaluation

* Workshop: TMEA All-State Auditions 

~ Robotics- FIRST in Texas will join us to help get robotics teams started at our schools. 

* Workshop: What is FIRST & FTC

* Workshop: Intro to Hardware

* Workshop: Intro to Software

* Workshop: Grants and How to Start a Team

~ Vocal Music 

* Workshop: Developing Sight Reading Throughout the year; Techniques in Classroom & during evaluation. Jennifer Furr (Tyler, All Saints) & Florence Scattergood

* Workshop: Power Teaching for Speed Learning: Fast Track to Choral Excellence with Florence Scattergood

FLORENCE SCATTERGOOD is a veteran choral music educator whose teaching assignments number 11 schools in 4 districts and vary from 2A rural to 5A urban campuses and include suburban private as well as at-risk public schools.

* Workshop: Professional Organizations and TMEA All-State Auditions