24th annual Arts Education Institute

On the NSU campus July 17-20, 2023

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

AEI offers an educational and fun-filled week of learning to infuse the arts into classrooms and curriculum development. This year IN PERSON art 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.

Early bird pricing through June 16.

Questions?  Email Shari Kosel.

Specific AEI questions should be directed to Nadya Preszler.

STEP ONE: Register for the workshop(s)

REGISTRATION coming in March

STEP TWO: Register for NSU graduate credit (optional)

NSU Graduate Registration coming soon
AEI Basic Schedule coming soon
Workshop descriptions & supply lists coming in March

NSU Syllabus

JULY 17-20
Participants can choose up to four workshops over four days. NOTE:  One workshop equals one credit up to 3 graduate or CEU recertification credits.

Participation is open to educators who complete the registration requirements.   Workshops with low registrants are subject to cancellation.

STEP ONE | Workshop Registration: Each workshop registration fee is $50 until June 16. You may take up to four workshops.  One workshop equals one credit, with a max graduate credit of 3.

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 8 IF TAKING FOR GRADUATE CREDIT.

SD DOE Renewal Application & Requirements

All workshops will be held on the NSU campus in Aberdeen.

The price is currently based on the dorm room in a Great Plains West suite: $21.27 for a double bed $24.24 for a single bed –plus tax per night. If you would like to reserve a dorm room, please complete this form: coming soon

Please notify us of a cancelation as soon as possible by contacting Shari Kosel.  Full refund before June 21 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.