Interested in becoming a 2016-17 Arts Integration Focus School?

Schools served by Ingham ISD, surrounding districts and the MSU FCU Institute for Arts & Creativity are eligible to become Arts Integration Focus Schools. Ideally these schools identify a team including: the building administrator, at least one arts specialist/teacher and some number of classroom teachers who engage in professional learning and plan, implement and evaluate arts integrated curriculum, instruction and assessment. The team...

  1. Engages in professional learning and planning during the Arts Integration Summer Institute;
  2. Implements their plans throughout the academic year, contributing to and receiving support through an Arts-Integration Professional Learning Community;
  3. Hosts a teaching artist for a collaborative arts integrated curriculum in classrooms/the school;
  4. Reports and showcases the results of their effort in an annual report to stakeholders.

To register:

Complete and return the 2017-18 Arts Integration Focus School Agreement. This form requires the signatures of your team members and indicates a commitment to full participation - Summer Institute, Professional Learning Communities, Teaching Artist Collaboration, and Reporting. In some cases, if a team cannot be formed, individuals or two parties may attend. For more information, please contact Lonnie Thomas at

PDF Document2017-18 Team Agreement