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We are excited to announce that summer 2020 courses have moved online, including some of our visual arts courses. 

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Students originally registered for in-person summer courses should monitor their email for specific course updates, including changes to formats, schedules and cancellations.

UArts staff is currently working remotely. Please direct all questions and inquiries to pie@uarts.edu.  



Classes & Registration

Professional development courses for K-12 in-service teachers in the Arts, Inclusion, Literacy, Educational Technology, and Teaching with Primary Sources.

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Tuition & Policies

Review tuition and fees for courses, and learn about program policies.

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Graduate Degrees & Certificates

Earn a MEd in Educational Program Design or Educational Technology, or a 15-credit Graduate Certificate in the Arts or Educational Technology.

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During summer ArtsWeek, teachers across all content areas work with practicing artists to explore art-specific techniques, concepts, and history that they can bring back to their classrooms.

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Teaching with Primary Sources

Funded by a grant from the Library of Congress, the Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) program offers tuition-free professional development opportunities for K-12 educators in the greater-Philadelphia area.

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Partnership Courses

The Professional Institute for Educators is pleased to partner with organizations to serve as a credit provider for professional development opportunities in the greater Philadelphia region.

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Looking for Programs for Music Educators?

The Summer Music Studies + MM in Music Education serve the needs of music teachers, offering matriculated degrees and non-matriculated graduate-level courses for professional development that meet PA Act 48 requirements.

Summer Music Studies


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211 S. Broad St, Terra Hall 905
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 717 - 6006