we are arts integration menomonie
a.i.m. earns WI Rural Award!
Arts Integration Menomonie (A.I.M.) earned the 2017 Rural Award for the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction!
A.I.M, a grant program led by principal investigator, Dr. Tami Rae Weiss, is based in the Art Education program at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Partnering with the School District of the Menomonie Area,
UW-Stout strives to make an impact on teacher retention through arts integration. See video (left).
Arts Integration Menomonie (A.I.M.) is an organization that encompasses collaborative partnerships among the University of Wisconsin-Stout, the School District of the Menomonie Area, and the local community, working together to retain teachers through arts integration.
Arts-integrated teaching practices
Collaborative models of learning to teach and support teachers
for this purpose:
To enhance teacher competence, confidence, and well-being
To improve the retention of emerging and early career teachers within the teaching profession.
HOW DOES A.I.M. DO THAT?
A.I.M. Provides teachers with opportunities, resources, and support to integrate the arts and mindfulness into their teaching practices and personal lives.