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[Letter from Nancy Cason to Sue Pacey, October 10, 1991]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Nancy Cason, Project Coordinator of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, to Sue Pacey, Young Audiences of Greater Dallas. Inviting Pacey and other staff members of Young Audiences to three live, interactive teleworkshops on the arts. Cason writes that their institute has arranged for viewing space and the use of an 800 telephone line in Chilton Hall of UNT campus for the upcoming events. Attached to the letter is an program list of the teleworkshops and their description details.
Date: October 10, 1991
Creator: Cason, Nancy
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Memorandum from Jack Davis to Leilani Lattin Duke, October 10, 1996]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Jack Davis, co-director of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, to Leilani Lattin Duke, Director of the Getty Center. In regards to having staff faculty from the Marcus Foundation Board invited to the January conference as Melba Whatley is concerned about educating the board and feels like the conference would be a good opportunity. Davis understands, however, that not all the board members are able to attend due to the limited spacing the Getty Center has but would appreciation anything they can put together.
Date: October 10, 1996
Creator: Davis, Donald Jack
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Bill McCarter and Jack Davis to Don R. Roberts, October 9, 1990]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Bill McCarter and Jack Davis, co-directors of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, to Don R. Roberts, Superintendent of Fort Worth ISD. In regards to good news that the Amon Carter Foundation has granted NTIEVA $150,000 for the next three years of their program. McCarter and Davis are thrilled as this amount will go a long way towards meeting their five year matching requirement for the Getty grant. It also insure the ongoing work of the institute. Included in the letter are details about how the Getty grant will release their pay increments during the years. McCarter and Davis write that they need some materials from Roberts, discussing some points they've enclosed in the letter, in order to secure the grant with the Getty Center.
Date: October 9, 1990
Creator: McCarter, William & Davis, Donald Jack
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from John Grisby to Bill McCarter and Jack Davis, October 15, 1991]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from John Grisby, Superintendent of Pilot Point ISD, to Bill McCarter and Jack Davis, co-directors of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts. In regards to Pilot Points' commitment as a full time partner in the North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts as well as the participation of Sylvia Russel, Associate Director and Site Coordinator for Pilot Point during the 1992 school year. Grisby has attached to the letter stipend worksheets based on the salary of the faculty to be involved with the institute. There is a letter from Bill McCarter and Jack Davis, asking of Grisby to send them the requested materials so they can report back to the Getty Center for their proposal.
Date: October 15, 1991
Creator: Grisby, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter template from Bill McCarter and Nancy Cason, October 1, 1991]

Description: Photocopy of a letter template from Bill McCarter and Nancy Cason of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts. The letter is in regards to the successful implementation of DBAE, discipline-based arts education in NTIEVA's consortium members. Several of the districts are getting together for sharing ideas and extended planning for a number of activities for the 1990 and 1991 Summer Institute. McCarter and Cason have included in the letter, registration forms for activities through the month of October that they believe are extremely worthwhile.
Date: October 1, 1991
Creator: McCarter, William & Cason, Nancy
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Jack Davis to Sara Chapman, October 12, 1994]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Jack Davis, School of Visual Arts, University of North Texas, to Sara Chapman. In regards to their conversation days prior with Davis offering suggestions on how to handle "Friends" award nominations in the future. Suggestions such as the person making the nomination provide additional information besides a letter, the general background on the nominee, contributions to the field of art, letters from two other individuals who support the nominee. This way the committee would have more to consider in their deliberations.
Date: October 12, 1994
Creator: Davis, Donald Jack
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Jim Surratt to Bill McCarter and Jack Davis, October 14, 1991]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Jim Surratt, Superintendent, Plano ISD to Bill McCarter and Jack Davis, co-directors of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts. In regards to Plano's commitment to North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts and that Site Coordinator Lynda Alford will contribute 40% of her time during the 1992 calendar year to activities related to the staff development of DBAE. In addition, six art specialists will devote a substantial amount of time to the program.
Date: October 14, 1991
Creator: Surratt, Jim
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Marvin E. Edwards to Bill McCarter and Jack Davis, October 10, 1991]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Marvin E. Edwards, General Superintendent of Dallas ISD, to Bill McCarter and Jack Davis, co-directors of the North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, discussing Dallas's continued commitment to NTIEVA. However, due to budgeting restrictions some alterations in the original NTIEVA plan must change to suit DISD needs. Included in the letter are details about DISD's contribution towards NTIEVA, like Visual Arts Specialist, Janice Wiggins giving 10% of her time to the 1992 year calendar for activities related to the staff development, along with six other art teachers who will devote time towards the DBAE, discipline-based art education, program. Edwards ends the letter in support of NTIEVA and their excitement for continuing their association with North Texas University and the Getty Institute.
Date: October 10, 1991
Creator: Edwards, Marvin E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Tim Sonnenberg to Bill McCarter and Jack Davis, October 14, 1991]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Tim Sonnenberg, Superintendent of Denton ISD, to Bill McCarter and Jack Davis, co-directors of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts. Informing McCarter and Davis the commitments that Denton ISD has made to NTIEVA. As such Sandra Parker will contribute 5% of her time during the 1992 school calendar to activities related to the staff development and implementation efforts of discipline-based art (DBAE). In addition, three art teachers will devote substation amount of time as well to NTIEVA. Enclosed in the letter is a stipend worksheet of the faculty salaries. Stipend worksheet not present with letter.
Date: October 14, 1991
Creator: Sonnenberg, Tim
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Suzi Alost-Redit to Bill McCarter, October 9, 1995]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Suzi Alost-Reid to Bill McCarter, writing about how much Reid loved McCarter's presentation, leading them to a higher level thinking and that the "Chimney and Water Tower" is more meaningful now that McCarter lead them through the analysis of its elements. On October 17, Reid will lead an art discussion with Art Sinks to motivation teachers and students to use art to write to the TAAS objectives. Reid writes that she will use "Chimney" to open her discussions here forward because how McCarter inspired her, she thanks him and the involvement NTIEVA has made on her.
Date: October 9, 1995
Creator: Alost-Reid, Suzi
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Don R. Roberts to Bill McCarter and Jack Davis, October 25, 1990]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Don R. Roberts, Superintendent of Forth Worth ISD, to Bill McCarter and Jack Davis, co-directors of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts. Roberts is writing to confirm Fort Worth ISD's commitment to the North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts. Their Site Coordinator, Beverly Fletcher, will contribute 15% of her time during the 1992 calendar year to activities related to staff development. Roberts end his letter by congratulating McCarter and Davis for their received grant from the Amon Carter foundation. Cc'd on the letter are, Nancy Timmons and Beverly Fletcher.
Date: October 25, 1990
Creator: Roberts, Don R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Don R. Roberts to Bill McCarter and Jack Davis, October 8, 1991]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Don R. Roberts, Superintendent of Fort Worth ISD, to Bill McCarter and Jack Davis, co-directors of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, in regards to FWISD's commitment to NTIEVA. Their Associate Director, Beverly Fletcher, will contribute at least 10% of her time during the 1991 - 1992 calendar year to activities related to staff development and implementation efforts. Along with thirteen art specialists devoting a substantial amount of time toward the DBAE program.
Date: October 8, 1991
Creator: Roberts, Don R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter draft from Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD to Bill McCarter and Jack Davis, October 1991]

Description: Photocopy of a letter draft to Bill McCarter and Jack Davis, co-directors of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, in regards to Hurst-Euless-Bedford Independent School District's commitment to the NTIEVA program and that their Site Coordinator, Jan Schronk, will contribute a certain percentage of time during the 1992 calendar. This letter draft is created by NTIEVA and sent to their consortium districts to be filled out by the coordinator and asked to be sent back with the proper filled information.
Date: October 1991
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Jan Schronk to Bill McCarter and Jack Davis, October 14, 1991]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Jan Schronk, Director of Fine Arts for Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD, to Bill McCarter and Jack Davis, co-directors of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts. In regards to HEB's commitments to North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts and that Schronk will contribute 15% of her time during the 1992 calendar to activities related to staff development and implementation efforts of discipline-based art education. In addition, five art specialists will devote a substantial amount of time toward the DBAE program. Enclosed with the letter are stipend worksheets for the faculty's current income. Worksheet not present with letter.
Date: October 14, 1991
Creator: Schronk, Jan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Ronald Caloss to Bill McCarter and Jack Davis, October 29, 1993]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Ronald Caloss, Superintendent of Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD, to Bill McCarter and Jack Davis, co-directors of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts. In regards to HEB's commitments to North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts and that their Associate Director Jan Schronk will contribute at least 20% of her time during the 1993 - 1994 calendar year to activities related to staff development and implementation of the discipline-based art education program. Enclosed with the letter are stipend worksheets for the faculty based on current income.
Date: October 29, 1993
Creator: Caloss, Ronald
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[RE: The Center's Fourth National Conference, October 5, 1992]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Vicki Rosenberg, program officer of the Getty Center, to the Regional Institute Directors. Providing logistics about the Center's Fourth National Conference "Achieving National Education Reform: Arts Education As Catalyst" to be held February 4 - 6, 1993, in San Francisco. At a later date, Rosenberg will sent out more information regarding travel arrangements and lodging.
Date: October 5, 1992
Creator: Rosenberg, Vicki
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[RE: Getty Center's National Conference, October 5, 1992]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Vicki Rosenberg, program officer of the Getty Center, to the Regional Institute Directors. Providing logistics about the Center's Fourth National Conference, "Achieving National Education Reform: Arts Education As Catalyst." The letter in an invitation to attend the conference, to be held February 4 - 6, 1992 at the San Francisco Hilton and Towers. The next two pages are a letter from Julie Able, from the office of Rosenberg, to the Regional and Californian Institute Directors, providing information on expected arrival schedules, purchasing airfare, and details exhibition booth spaces and where to ship their materials prior to the conference date.
Date: October 5, 1992
Creator: Rosenberg, Vicki & Abel, Julie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Cassandra Broadus to Pam Pedigo, October 18, 1990]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Cassandra Broadus, North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, to Pam Pedigo, Pilot Point Elementary School. In regards to Pedigo and the other fourth grade teachers on their Persian Miniature and Islamic art display in the school's foyer. Broadus writes that when she visited the school the past Wednesday, Sylvia Russel shared Pedigo's Mid-East unit and how art was included into the study. NTIEVA will be working with PPISD for the next five years and Broadus wants Pedigo to be apart of the program to help teachers integrate visual arts.
Date: October 18, 1990
Creator: Broadus, Cassandra
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Jack Davis and Bill McCarter to Melba Davis Whatley, October 7, 1992]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Jack Davis and Bill McCarter, co-directors of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, to Melba Davis Whatley. The letter is in regards to a discussion over advocacy programs and wanting to discuss these ideas with school board members / political leaders to have them look in depth at the discipline-based art education and what contributions it makes to the education of the students. Davis and McCarter mention the Texas Association of School Boards, TASB and believe they could be used a vehicle for doing most of the ground work on advocacy. If NTIEVA works with TASB now they can get a presentation together on art education for their annual conference. Davis and McCarter end the letter by thanking Whatley for her ideas and to contact them if she has any others. Copied on the letters are Leilani Lattin Duke, Vicki Rosenberg and M'Lou Bancroft, faculty of the Getty Center. Scribbled at the end of the letter reads, "Mrs. Whatley, I will be in Austin on October 29 and 30. If you'd like to discuss this, perhaps we ... have dinner on Thursday evening. Jack"
Date: October 7, 1992
Creator: Davis, Donald Jack
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Mitch Jericho to Jack Davis, October 23, 1995]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Mitch Jericho to Jack Davis, Dean of the School of Visual Arts at the University of North Texas. In regards to the upcoming Young Audiences conference being held from April 24th to the 28th in Dallas. Jericho has mentioned that he asked Jeffrey Patchen to be a speaker on Saturday, the 27th and that Patchen has sent a confirmation of his appearance, however, Jericho writes that his budget is limited and was wondering of Davis is interested in having him come talk to his students and staff. Jericho has also written to Bill McCarter to ask if they are interested in Patchen for the institute.
Date: October 23, 1995
Creator: Jericho, Mitch
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Jack Davis to Mitch Jericho, October 24, 1995]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Jack Davis, Dean of the School of Visual Arts at the University of North Texas, to Mitch Jericho. In regards to Jeff Patchen speaking at the Young Audiences conference in Dallas. Davis and his NTIEVA co-director Bill McCarter have discussed bringing Patchen to the University of North Texas, however, there is no justifiable reason to bring him to the School of Visual Arts since Patch is a musician. Davis is planning on sharing Jericho's letter to the David Sharder, Dean of the College of Music as he might have an interested in Patchen speaking with the music faculty.
Date: October 24, 1995
Creator: Davis, Donald Jack
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[RE: Young Audiences and Music Educators National Conference, October 23, 1995]

Description: Photocopy of a memo for the Young Audiences and Music Educators National Conference in regards to a discussion on arts education. Young Audiences and MENC present, "Reasons and Resources," an interactive video conference focusing on the impact of education reform. The memo lists the speakers for the event and sponsors for the video conference.
Date: October 23, 1995
Creator: Young Audiences of Greater Dallas
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Bill McCarter and Jack Davis to John Biggers, October 9, 1996]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Bill McCarter and Jack Davis, co-directors of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, to John Biggers. In regards to a project which the NTIEVA initiated, that sought out high quality reproductions of work of at in five museums in the DFW area and that one of Bigger's painting, "Starry Clown" was selected for the portfolio. NTIEVA, with the Marcus Grant, produced 500 portfolios and each was placed at no cost in the elementary and secondary schools in the consortium of the Institute. McCarter and Davis write that the portfolio has been successful with teachers and students, that they received requests for additional portfolios, and are reaching out to Biggers to request the use of the image in commercial production of future portfolios.
Date: October 9, 1996
Creator: McCarter, William & Davis, Donald Jack
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections