Earlier this month, the NJSCA hosted along with the the Artists-in-Education Consortium,
1.In planning meeting, LISTEN to what the expectations are of all participants, and then
look at how you can meet their needs
2. Address their expectations.
3. Set clear boundaries/ ground rules before residency begins. How much time does
your art form require. Set up time? Clean up time? One of our workshop participants
– Steven provides a handout of his guide for a successful workshop. On it he also
provides all his contact info so he can present the written
guidelines within a positive framework.
4.Know what you can offer- and BE ABLE TO SELL WHAT YOU DO. Remember they
hired you for who you are. Be professional. Be conﬁdent.
5.How do you deﬁne success in a challenging environment? Set realistic goals for
6. Remember to make friends with school secretary so you are aware of unexpected
changes in school calendar (school closings, half days, testing, ﬁre drills, etc.) and of
course, the Custodian.
Following the session I took the opportunity spend some time at Grounds for Sculpture http://www.groundsforsculpture.org/ in an absolutely beautiful September day.
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