22nd annual Arts Education Institute

ONLINE July 12-16, 2021

The Arts Education Institute (AEI) offers professional development in arts and learning for all teachers and administrators Pre-K through 12th grade.

AEI offers an educational and fun-filled week of learning to infuse the arts into classrooms and curriculum development. This year ONLINE art & music/choral workshops offer opportunities for all Pre-K through 12th grade educators.

You DO NOT need to be an educator to attend AEI, we encourage everyone to attend.

AEI is offered for up to three graduate or recertification (CEU) credits.

Questions?  Email Shari Kosel

STEP ONE: Register for the workshop(s)


STEP TWO: Register for NSU graduate credit (optional)

NSU Graduate Course Registration (Complete by July 10)

All workshops will be recorded so you can view them at any time.

AEI Basic Schedule
Workshop descriptions & supply lists
AEI Zoom Links [password sent via email 7/9]

AEI NSU Syllabus

JULY 12-16
Participants can choose up to three online workshops held over five days.

Participation is open to educators who complete the registration requirements.   Workshops with at least ten students will be confirmed, while those with fewer than eight registrants subject to cancellation.

STEP ONE | Workshop Registration: Due to the online nature of the workshops this year, a flat fee of $130 to take up to three workshops.

STEP TWO | Optional Graduate credit ARTM 592 Art, Music and Theater Methods
Participants have the option to earn up to three graduate or recertification renewal credits. Payment of tuition for graduate credit is due on the day of registration.  See registration form for details. Optional graduate credit available for an additional $40/credit, payable to NSU. CEU renewal credits available for no extra charge. PLEASE COMPLETE THIS FORM PRIOR TO JULY 10 IF TAKING FOR GRADUATE CREDIT.

SD DOE Renewal Application & Requirements

All workshops will be held online.  Links for specific workshops will be provided as we get closer.

Please notify us of a cancelation as soon as possible by contacting Shari Kosel.  Full refund before July 1 minus processing fees.

AEI is sponsored by Arts South Dakota, the South Dakota Arts Council and Northern State University.
South Dakota Arts Council support is provided with funds from the State of South Dakota,
through the Department of Tourism, and the National Endowment for the Arts.