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[teacherartexchange] Ceramic Conference on Martha's Vineyard


From: ruth campbell (campbellruthscott_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sun Jul 26 2009 - 09:38:31 PDT

To all,
Thanks for an overwhelming response about our  ceramic conference for art educators. 
 We anticipate that the Conference would be 2 nights, three days, add your travel time to
We are in the beginning stages of planning, and  to do do this well,  we need
your input.    
To date,   response seems to be national, as well as across the grade/experience levels:
 teachers with a small kiln to college professors of ceramics.
We are tied together with the common denominator of love of our craft, and the desire
to make a difference.

You can help us by giving your opinions, as well as suggestions to these areas
of planning. In doing so, you join others in becoming a mailing list for updates
as we move along.    

Date:  Indicate which would be your first choice (time of year here makes lodging $$$ or $)
           during a  vacation week ____________________
           beginning of summer ( early June)___________
           just before school starts ( end of August) _________
           long weekend  __________________ Memorial Day? ___________Labor Day_______any weekend________
           mid summer ( July)_________________
           one day_____________

would you like PDP's :___________________college grad credit option:_______________

Lodging:      rent a room__________________________$ ________________________single_____Double_____?
choices       hotel room___________________________$$-$$$
                   youth hostel__________________________$
                   on your own__________________________
                   camping  ____________________________$

Meals:       Group__________________
                 On your own________________
Your interests in ceramics:

                 Demonstrations________________ ( several well-known ceramicists here)
                  Hands-On   ____________________
                 Technical  Assistance_________
                 Opportunity to exhibit/sell last day of conference in a gallery setting __________
                 Raku______________- Pit Fireing_________________

Rate you  experience/ teaching situation

               Experienced  as  a teacher __________________-teacher/artist__________________
               Clay is part of my curriculum ______________________-
               Limited experience, but interested to learn________________________________
               Grade levels you teach______________________

Thanks so much!
Any  information, and any criticism is welcome, and useful.
Ruth and Scott


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