Teaching Practicum in Atlanta 2020

Jennifer Denning and Carolyn Renée

Atlanta, GA

Thursday, June 25th at 7:00 P.M.- Saturday, June 27th at 3 p.m.

The InterPlay Teaching Practicum is a core component of the Interplay Leader Training Program. It is open to those who have enrolled in the Leader Training Program and attended a Secrets of Leading InterPlay event. Previously certified InterPlay leaders may also attend.

The Practicum is a multi-day workshop that includes practice teaching by participants with self-evaluation and feedback from leaders and other participants, information on best practices in designing and leading InterPlay events, and teaching resources such as sample class outlines.

Note: Before attending a Teaching Practicum, participants must complete 12 of the Self Study Core Elements and record their completion on the InterPlay website Leaders Circle form. Access to the Leaders Circle will have been provided at the Secrets of Leading InterPlay. For questions about this requirement, contact Ginny Going, Leader Training Program coordinator, at ginny.going@gmail.com or 919-412-3851.

This is a non-residential event. A limited number of home stays may be available for out-of-town participants as well as hotel/motel options. For housing options, contact Jennifer Denning at atlantainterplay@gmail.com

Continuing Education Credit
15 CE credits for various healthcare and allied healthcare professions are available for those practicing throughout the U.S. and for educators only practicing in Illinois. CE pre-registration is required at least 2 weeks before the start of your event. Notify the Body Wisdom office (510) 465-2797 at the time of registration that you are requesting CEUs. A fee of $25 per program will be due at the time you register. CEUs are offered through Continuing Education Institute of Illinois.

Cost: The Teaching Practicum is included in the tuition for the Leader Training Program. A payment of $400 toward the total tuition is due at the Practicum

Registration/Information: info@interplay.org or 510/465-2797

Venue

St. Luke's Episcopal Church

435 Peachtree St Ne
Atlanta, GA 30308
Free Parking
Leaders
Jennifer Denning
Jennifer is keenly interested in using the InterPlay forms to promote racial justice and healing and collaborates in developing and leading the worskhops Sankofa Communities and Using Body Wisdom to Build Just Communities. She directs InterPlay Atlanta's performance group, Soulprint Players. She launched InterPlay Atlanta’s programming with women in prison and teaches regularly at Trinity House and The Friendship Center. Jennifer has also worked as a professional actor and currently teaches and directs with Synchronicity Theatre’s “Playmaking For Girls” program. Her work has long centered on the intersection of creativity and spirituality. Jennifer serves on the Body Wisdom Board of Directors and InterPlay's Racial Equity and Transformation committee.
Carolyn Renée
Carolyn Renée is a teaching and performing artist, InterPlay Leader, organizer and administrator. She serves humanity as an organizer, teaching artist and InterPlay Leader. Since 2006 she has been a teaching artist with Synchronicity Theatre’s “Playmaking For Girls” (PFG) program that empowers incarcerated girls, refugees, and young women in foster care through play-writing, storytelling, and theater performances. Carolyn Renée has written two plays, one of which she received funding from Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs. In InterPlay, an organization that is committed to using the art of InterPlay; an art-based system to tap into the wisdom of the body and promote well-being, she has produced community showcases, taught homeless men and women, and organized racial equity and transformation workshops. She serves as a Co-Liaison Leader to InterPlay Leaders and People of Color. In May 2017, Carolyn Renée served as the lead organizer for the national InterPlay organization’s first ever People of Color Retreat. She solidified her art and activist roots in her former roles as Arts Program Director with the Mississippi Arts Commission, and Executive Director of Alternate ROOTS, a nonprofit art and social change organization for artists-activists. For a decade her work with Alternate ROOTS, and the Mississippi Arts Commission afforded her the opportunity to work closely with social change artists, art producers and presenters; the nonprofit arts community, and a myriad of arts organizations throughout the southeast United States and the District of Columbia. Serving in an organizing role she helped create undoing racism workshops, mini-festivals, learning exchanges, retreats, showcases and conferences. In September 2018, she served as advisor to the Atlanta venue of the 50,000 Lions of Justice Festival in support of youth performers for more than 50,000 youth audience participants in nine states throughout the USA. Carolyn Renée believes the work of community organizing is like riding a bicycle, or swimming—once you know how you just never forget how to create superb opportunities for connection. She uses "Carolyn Renée" as her full name.

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