Delve into strategies to empower and engage students through the arts while collaborating with fellow educators and teaching artists across disciplines. Through a range of tactile, movement, and art-making activities in the galleries, Aliza Greenberg of the Museum Access Consortium and the LearningSpring School will lead an exploration of multi-modal approaches for students of all abilities and with developmental and learning disabilities and provide educators with specific teaching methods and strategies to incorporate in the classroom or home.
Aliza Greenberg is the Arts Enrichment Coordinator at the LearningSpring School, a school for students on the autism spectrum, where she is the head of the art department and coordinates cultural partnerships to Museums. Aliza is also the Project Leader for Supporting Transitions with the Museum Access Consortium, a project to increase opportunities for adults with autism, and a consultant with Trusty Sidekick Theater, CO/LAB Theater. Previously, Aliza was a Program Manager at the Metropolitan Opera Guild and the Education Program Manager at Roundabout Theatre Company. Aliza holds a B.A. from Bryn Mawr College and an Ed.M. from Harvard University.
Museums + Mental Health
Evening for Educators is part of a series of workshops focused on mental health, contemporary art, and teaching to neurological diversity. Meet with museum experts, art therapists, and psychologists, as we explore the healing potential of art and how it can be used as a bridge to well-being, social inclusion, and learning. Check back for information on upcoming workshops in March and May.