The positive effects of arts integration and cultural experiences are not limited to students. As with all professional development, successful implementation of best practices depends on positive school culture and leadership support of both teachers and students.
There are many resources in Berkshire County that offer cultural experiences to educators. Scores of texts and discuss the benefits of implementing arts integration into the classroom. Administrators may find these useful as they work to support teachers and arts integrated curriculum.
Staff development opportunities from regional arts/cultural organizations
arts integration resources