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Art Docent checklist:  

  • You need to be a PTSA member for the current school year to participate in the PTSA sponsored Art Program.  Click on the membership icon on the toolbar to renew or join! Membership for the upcoming school year is available mid-August.
  • Please note, before you can teach in the classroom you will need to complete an online volunteer application and disclosure form (not through the Fairwood school office).  This must be done every year.  Click HERE for more information and link to the online application process.
  • By volunteering you agree to teach one art lesson in the classroom October, November, (skip December), January, February, March, and April.  It is typically a 3-4 hour monthly commitment (1 hour teaching the lesson, 1 hour for preparation, 1 hour hanging finished artwork). In May you will need to hang your artwork for the Art Walk which is typically two pieces of artwork per student.
  • You will need to attend the required workshop training (unless other arrangements are made with the Art Committee). 
  • You will need to coordinate with the teacher to schedule when you will be teaching the monthly lessons in the classroom.  
  • You will need to unlock room E3 which has the art supplies. Ask the front office for the key. Please work quietly if there is a small group receiving instruction in room E3.
  • You will need to keep an Art Portfolio for each student (will be provided for you) with ALL art projects.  In the Fall request a student list from your teacher so you can label all the student portfolios. If you will be displaying the art work on the wall first, please make sure the teacher knows we need to have all art work returned to the PTSA to be stored in the students portfolio.  Our Art Walk is scheduled for the Spring and need these for it.

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