September 19, 2018

BTSALP Statewide Conference 2018

On September 13th and 14th, members of the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Program, from all over the state gathered at the Utah State Capitol to connect, learn and create. Specialists, principals, university partners all working together to create artful learning in our schools.  Sydnee Dickson, Utah State Superintendent of […]
March 25, 2017

Spotlight on Visual Art Specialist, Kate Watson

Take a tour of BTSALP specialist, Kate Watson’s art space at Harvest Elementary School in Saratoga Springs. Kate is a master at integrating visual art with Science, Technology Engineering and Math.  She puts the A in STEAM!  Start your tour here in our latest newsletter.
October 26, 2016

Happy Halloween from BTSALP

BTSALP Schools have been getting in the Halloween Spirit this month. Here’s a sampling of what’s been going on in the Art room!  
September 8, 2016
BTS Goes Back to School

BTSALP Goes Back to School

Classroom teachers and BTSALP specialists don’t take the Summer off . . .  they are always thinking about their students and their curriculum. Teachers and specialists from all over the state came together at a variety of university locations for hands-on, arts integrated workshops. It may sound like work but […]
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…
March 24, 2016
Strolling Through Draper Elementary

Strolling Through Draper Elementary

Welcome to Draper Elementary’s Art Night 2016. Enjoy the visual arts projects created by the students and their BTSALP specialist, Kylie Welling. Arts and academic integration at it’s finest. Click here to learn how visual art can support and enhance content area learning.
November 12, 2015
El dia de los Muertos

El dia de los Muertos

Third grade Dual Immersion students at South Summit Elementary School in Kamas, Utah, under the direction of Visual Art Specialist Kathleen Briley, celebrated their diverse community through food, music and art. Their dia de los Muertos celebration created memories that will take a long time to fade. Read all about […]
October 28, 2015

The Haunting of South Summit Elementary School

Third graders at South Summit Elementary School, under the guidance of BTSALP Visual Arts Specialist, Kathleen Briley and grade level teachers, spent a day exploring their Kamas, Utah community.  The day started with a community walk  that took students past interesting architectural landmarks. The third graders also visited businesses in […]
September 26, 2015
Dixie State University Makes 7!

Dixie State University Makes 7!

Jeri Crosby Dixie State University Endowed Chair for Elementary Arts Education Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Program   Dixie State University is the most recent higher education institution to receive an endowment from the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Foundation. With this gift, DSU has been able to hire Jeri Crosby as the Endowed Chair for Elementary […]
September 17, 2015
Visual Art Spotlight

Visual Art Spotlight

BTSALP newsletter this week features one of our outstanding Visual Art Specialists, Rosie Mitchell!  Rosie teaches art to all the students at Woodrow Wilson Elementary School in the Granite School District.  Look at some of her integrated art projects.  You might even try “The Wall” project yourself! Click here to […]