Professional Development

Fall 2018 Image, Sound, and Story Opportunities

20180830171614-8-7-18_teachersinstitute_adriennefrank_5753copy.jpg
Adrienne Frank

Inspired by our commitment to raising the next generation of visual storytellers, Image, Sound, and Story prepares teachers to integrate viewing and creating media into their literacy instruction and classroom culture. JBFC faculty lead these transformative two-day experiences, which will provide hands-on training for teachers including content, support and practice with technology, and creative collaboration. All sessions are held at the JBFC's Media Arts Lab and run from 8:30am-3:30pm. 

"Image," "Sound," and "Story"

These programs will prepare teachers to lead instruction for the first three projects of the curriculum: "Image," "Sound," and "Story."

  • Oct. 18-19: Grades 9-12
  • Oct. 29-30, Feb. 27, and June 3: Grades 3-8 (this session is held in partnership with Southern Westchester BOCES and is open to collaborative teams of three or more Library Media Specialists and Teachers. Participants are required to attend all four dates, to learn more click here).
  • Nov. 8-9: Grades 3-5, (this session is held in partnership with Southern Westchester BOCES, to learn more click here). Registration deadline: Nov. 1
  • Dec. 3-4: Grades 6-8 Registration deadline: Nov. 26

"Character," "Setting," and "Structure"

This program will prepare teachers to lead instruction for the second set of three projects of the curriculum: "Character," "Setting," and "Structure."

  • Nov. 1-2: Grades 9-10, (participants must have completed training in "Image," "Sound," and "Story" to register for this session.)

Fees and Financial Support

$375/teacher, $325 per teacher for teams of 4 or more. See Southern Westchester BOCES website for pricing info for Oct. 29-30 and Nov. 8-9.

We are eager to provide financial assistance to enable your participation and we actively raise funds from individuals, foundations, and corporations to offset participation fees. We encourage you to seek support through your school, school district, district foundation, or other special arrangement as well. If those options are not viable, please complete an application for financial support.

Documentation of participation will be provided for teachers seeking in-service or salary credit.


REGISTER HERE FOR OCT. 29-30 & NOV. 8-9

REGISTER HERE FOR OCT. 18-19, NOV. 1-2, AND DEC. 3-4

REQUEST INFO