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  • Instructors sought

  • Teachers sought for summer academy.
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  • Chickasaw Nation Arts & Humanities is accepting applications for instructors for its annual Chickasaw Summer Arts Academy.
    The Chickasaw Summer Arts Academy is a two-week arts program for students ages 8-18. The academy is tentatively scheduled July 14 – 26, 2014 on the campus of East Central University in Ada.
    Areas of study include vocal music, theatre technology, dance, creative writing, 2-D and 3-D visual arts, music composition, photography, textile design, cultural arts and video production. There are opportunities for instructors to teach interdisciplinary sections.
    Classes include three levels of instruction:
    Level one is a fine arts rotation for students ages 8-12 who will gain experience in six art disciplines.
    Level two is an intermediate course of multidisciplinary study for ages 11 – 18.
    Level three is offered to older students who have been accepted into one major discipline of study.
    Interested art professionals are encouraged to apply. Please submit a letter of interest to Chickasaw Nation Arts & Humanities, P.O. Box 1548, Ada, OK 74821 or fax to (580) 272-5525.
    The letter of interest must include the following: area of expertise, desired teaching level (one, two or three), a brief description of training and experience, a short description of proposed curriculum content and estimated course budget and a paragraph description of teaching philosophy.
    In addition, a resume or vita and an example of work are required.
    All letters must be received by January 17, 2014.
    For more information, contact Laura Stewart at Laura.Stewart@chickasaw.net or by phone at (580) 272-5520.
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