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. (Video to left)
Arts Integration Menomonie (A.I.M.) is an organization that encompasses collaborative partnerships among the University of Wisconsin-Stout (Art Education, Early Childhood Education, and Special Education programs), the School District of the Menomonie Area, and the Menomonie arts community.
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 opportunities FOR STUDENT teachers and early career teachers TO explore THE arts AND MINDFULNESS PRACTICES.