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Through graduate programs and courses, the Professional Institute for Educators develops innovative and creative educational programming to serve the professional development needs of K-12 teachers in and through the arts. 

The Professional Institute for Educators is a recipient of the Pennsylvania State Education Association Seal of Recognition.

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

Our programs provide the individual attention and support that are the hallmark of every learning experience at UArts.

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Library of Congress | 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 that focus on incorporating arts-based primary sources into the classroom. Graduate credit is also available for these courses at a significantly reduced rate.

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ArtsWeek

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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 2018 

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DEC 14  Bills due for Matriculated Students

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DEC 15

Winter Break — University Closed

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 2019 

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JAN 2

University Administrative Offices Open

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JAN 7 — First Spring Classes Begin

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JAN 21

MLK Jr Day — University Closed

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FEB 2 — Summer Registration Opens for Matriculated Students​​​​​​​

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FEB 25 — Summer Registration Opens for Non-Matriculated Students

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MARCH 1 — Priority Deadline for MEd Applications

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MARCH 11 - 15 

Spring Break — University Closed

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MAY 14 — Graduate Hooding Ceremony​​​​​​​

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MAY 16 — Commencement

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JUNE 24 - 28 — ArtsWeek: Wayne Arts Center

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JULY 8 — 12th SummerCore at Villanova University

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AUG 5 - 9 — ArtsWeek: UArts

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View UArts Academic Calendar​​​​​​​

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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+ MEd Programs

pie@uarts.edu 
College of Critical & Professional Studies
   with the Center for Engagement
211 S. Broad St, Terra Hall 901
Philadelphia, PA 19102
(215) 717 - 6006