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[Art Education, Newspaper clippings]

Description: Two newspaper clippings from the Denton Record-Chronicle, the first clipping is a snippet about the University of North Texas, College of Visual Arts with Jack Davis, Dean of the college. The snippet shows a photograph of the college building, a map of where the building is located on campus and a photograph of Dean Davis. The second newspaper clipping features an article, "Students combine art, academics," where students work on art education projects developed by UNT faculty.
Date: October 30, 1994
Creator: Denton Record-Chronile
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

An Assessment Strategy: Fun & Games

Description: A newsletter clipping featuring an article on a computer game titled "ART-GO," a reworking design of Bingo. Art-Go was designed to encourage a synthesis of ideas in the form of art thinking and art talking, a solution to the artist assessment problem - to measure the art cognition. The object of Art-Go, to develop observational skills and expressive dialogue that demonstrates what art concepts students understand or mis-understand.
Date: October 1996
Creator: School Arts
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Board of Visitors, October 30, 1991

Description: A document with a list of names of the visitors, who have contributed funds towards the North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts program. From the desk of Jack Davis, William McCarter and the members of the North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, as they look to find foundations, charities and groups to support the education reform program.
Date: October 30, 1991
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Contract for Services between Texas Commission on the Arts and UNT-School of Visual Arts

Description: A contract for services between the Texas Commission on the Arts and the University of North Texas, School of Visual Arts. The contract is divided up into sections and details agreements that the contract will be valid from September 1, 1997 to August 31, 1998. The last page has the signatures of the Service Provider, UNT, and the Texas Commission.
Date: October 21, 1997
Creator: University of North Texas
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Corporate Philanthropy Report

Description: A document listing small medical programs. The programs are Investor-Owned, American Medical International, a hospital industry who retains a giving program of grants up to eighty-thousand dollars. Charter Medical Corporation, a hospital industry that does not have a foundation but it open to grant requests, and Health Trust, a industry that is less than five years old and has a small but growing in their giving program. These pages belonged to the desk of Jack Davis, William McCarter and the members of the North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, as they researched foundations and charities to support their program.
Date: October 1992
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

A Cross-Site Evaluation of Discipline-Based Art Education Staff Development Institutes And Implementation Processes In Florida, Minnesota, Nebraska, Ohio, Tennessee, And Texas: Spring and Summer, 1990

Description: The Cross-Site Evaluation of Discipline-Based Art Education Staff Development Institutes And Implementation Processes In Florida, Minnesota, Nebraska, Ohio, Tennessee, And Texas: Spring and Summer, 1990 by Brent Wilson and John White. The report covers a variety of topics in relation to art and art education, specifically discipline-based art education by the Center's institutes.
Date: October 15, 1990
Creator: Wilson, Brent
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Denton-area teachers participated in summer workshops]

Description: A page from the "In House" newsletter, published by the University of North Texas. This page details information on Denton teachers who participated in the summer workshops at the North Texas Institute for Visual Artsm a two-week program to train educators on how art can be incorporated into core subjects.
Date: [1993-10,1993-11]
Creator: In House
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Denton Record-Chronicle 'Education', October 30, 1994]

Description: A few clippings from the Education section of the Denton Record-Chronicle one of which was written by April M. Washington. The first covers the UNT School of Visual Arts and D. Jack Davis while the second focuses on the programs led by NTIEVA and the students involved.
Date: October 30, 1994
Creator: Washington, April M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Denton Record-Chronicle, October 20, 1992]

Description: A clipping from the Denton Record-Chronicle about a teleconference with panelists from NTIEVA and Prairie Visions: The Nebraska Consortium for Discipline-based Art Education. They are hosting it to promote the school programs and raise funds.
Date: October 20, 1992
Creator: Denton Record-Chronicle
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[An eye for art]

Description: A newspaper clipping featuring an article about the North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts and the students affected by the program. In the Plano public schools under NTIEVA discipline-based art education program that has been implemented, children are surpassing the days of learning color and form and are being education on how to talk about famous and not-famous paintings critically. The program within the classroom has seen dramatic improvement in reading, writing, vocabulary and critical thinking skills. The rest of the article continues into the affects of visual literacy.
Date: October 10, 1991
Creator: Plano Star Courier
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Final Agenda Vision Statements/Strategic Planning Meeting California & Regional Institute Directors

Description: The final agenda for the Vision Statement / Strategic Planning Meeting for the California and Regional Institute Directors at the Four Seasons Biltmore, Santa Barbara, California October 6 - 9, 1993. The agenda starts with the opening session on October 6 and ends on October 9 with Vicki Rosenberg's individual meetings with the directors.
Date: October 1993
Creator: Getty Center for Education in the Arts
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Foreign art educators visit NT

Description: A newspaper clipping, published by The North Texas Daily, features an article with the headline, "Foreign art educators visit NT." Swedish art educators from the Modern Museum in Stockholm visited North Texas to learn about reforming education in and through the arts. The Swedish educators visited the offices of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts to learning about their program, Transforming Education through the Arts Challenge. Project Coordinator, Pam Stephens said that the challenge is a five-year $15 million effort at NT.
Date: October 20, 1998
Creator: Jacobson, Tesha
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Getty Sponsors Nation's Largest Art Education Reform Initiative

Description: A press information release on the Getty Center for Education in the Arts organizing one of the largest art education reform effort to be established. The reform program established itself with six institutes, reaching over two-hundred school districts in fifteen states and affecting nearly one million students since 1988. The purpose of the reform program is to train educators to use art in core education and implement art education programs to improve the curriculum.
Date: October 6, 1993
Creator: The J. Paul Getty Trust
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Group from Sweden to study how UNT incorporates arts

Description: A newspaper clipping, published by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, features an article in the Metro & Texas Digest section titled "Group from Sweden to study how UNT incorporates arts." A group of visual arts educators from Sweden will spend three days observing how the University of North Texas works with schools, museums and galleries to incorporate art into the classroom curricula. The group will also visit the office of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts to learn about the institutes Transforming Education through the Arts Challenge.
Date: October 19, 1998
Creator: Lewis, Carol
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter Ann Bassi to Jack Davis, October 30, 1992]

Description: A letter from Ann Bassi, program officer from the Getty Center for Education in the Arts, to Jack Davis, co-director of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts. The letter is in regards to a prior meeting where Davis and Sheila Brown provided information for the Center to participate in a project which director correlation for the Center's DBAE / National Dissemination Project. Bassi also writes that Davis should be congratulated for the many positive aspects of the teleconferencing and she hopes to see Davis in Santa Barbara in the upcoming week to discuss it.
Date: October 30, 1992
Creator: Bassi, Ann
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter draft from Fort Worth ISD to Bill McCarter and Jack Davis, October 1990]

Description: Photocopy of a letter draft to Bill McCarter and Jack Davis, co-directors of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts. The letter draft indicates Fort Worth ISD's commitment to the North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts and that their Associate Director and Site Coordinator Nancy Timmons will contribute at least 15% of her time during the 1992 calendar year to activities related to the staff development and implementation efforts of the DBAE. The end of the letter draft talks about stipends based on the faculty's salary.
Date: October 1990
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 Ann Bassi to Jack Davis, October 30, 1992]

Description: A letter from Ann Bassi, program officer from the Getty Center for Education in the Arts, to Jack Davis, co-director of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts. The letter is in regards to a prior meeting where Davis and Sheila Brown provided information for the Center to participate in a project which director correlation for the Center's DBAE / National Dissemination Project. Bassi also writes that Davis should be congratulated for the many positive aspects of the teleconferencing and she hopes to see Davis in Santa Barbara in the upcoming week to discuss it.
Date: October 30, 1992
Creator: Bassi, Ann
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Benny Hickerson to Bill McCarter, October 31, 1994]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Benny Hickerson, Vice President of Programs for the Texas Council of Teachers Of English to Bill McCarter, co-director of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts. In regards to a proposal by McCarter that has been selected for the annual state conference of the Texas Council, February 1 - 4, 1995 at the Loews Anatole Hotel in Dallas. The letter goes into details about McCarter's schedule panel time and materials he'll need to collect before the conference dates.
Date: October 31, 1994
Creator: Hickerson, Benny
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 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