July 30, 2015

BYU Arts Express 2015: Keynote Speakers

    Susan Antonelli Susan Antonelli is an educational consultant and author of the Wonder Teacher blog. Certified as an early childhood and elementary teacher, she also earned a Master’s Degree in Elementary School Administration from The Citadel. She began her career as a 3rd grade teacher at Ashley River […]
September 3, 2015
BTSALP is Back in School!

BTSALP is Back in School!

Our first statewide BTSALP newsletter comes out today.  Click here to view our newsletter, learn more about the BTSALP program, and see how different schools and art form specialists start the school year off with arts integration. Woodrow Wilson Elementary Visual Art Specialist Rosie Mitchell, has all the students in […]
September 10, 2015

Creative Processes in the Elementary Classroom

Tamara Goldbogen, BTS Endowed Chair for Arts Learning at Weber State University, is offering a special section of Creative Processes in the Elementary Classroom. This graduate level course is for BTSALP arts specialists, professional development partners, instruction coaches, and other stakeholders of the program in the Davis, Ogden, and Weber […]
December 10, 2015
Mother Goose, Under the Sea and the Yellow Ball Project

Mother Goose, Under the Sea and the Yellow Ball Project

“I believe arts education in music, theater, dance and the visual arts is one of the most creative ways we have to find the gold that is buried just beneath the surface. They (children) have an enthusiasm for life, a spark of creativity, and vivid imaginations that need training – […]
January 14, 2016
Beaded Wave

Informances

An important part of the BTSALP program is informing and involving parents and community members in the creative learning process of the students. Read the latest newsletter to find out about performances that “inform” at Wasatch and Oakwood Elementary Schools.  Look for some interesting information on Visual Art techniques and tap dancing extraordinaire, Savion […]
February 5, 2016
Legislative Luncheon

Legislative Luncheon

On Wednesday, February 3, 2016 the annual Legislative luncheon for Utah state legislators and their spouses, was held at the Joseph Smith Memorial Building.  Art and Musical Theatre was provided by students from BTSALP schools throughout the state. Click here to read more about this wonderful afternoon and to download […]
February 11, 2016
Childhood Creativity Leads to Innovation in Adulthood

Childhood Creativity Leads to Innovation in Adulthood

Researchers link arts and crafts in childhood to financial success in adulthood.  Find out more about this at Psychology Today here.
March 10, 2016

Drama, Dance and Dr. Seuss

BTSALP students have been busy this month painting, dancing and acting. Find out all about their efforts and take a peek at the new Marmalade Branch of the Salt Lake Public Library right here in our newest newsletter. 
April 14, 2016

Arts Integration Through Drama & Visual Art

This week’s newsletter shows us the power of using Drama and Theatre productions in the classroom. Then the landscapes and natural beauty of Utah are highlighted in visual art projects created by visual art specialist, Bruce Hucko and his BTSALP students from the Moab area.  Click here to learn more…
April 28, 2016
ArtsLINK 2016

ArtsLINK 2016

Infuse art!  Change our world! The second annual free statewide ArtsLINK conference took place on Saturday, March 25, 2016 at the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts and Education Complex on the University of Utah campus. Learn all about this conference in the latest BTSALP newsletter.