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Educator Professional Development

Educator Workshops

The Schack offers OSPI approved educator workshops with Washington State Clock Hours. The workshops are for ALL educators and anyone involved in student education. Click here to be sent email updates about our educator workshops.

ART START: Discover Creative Pathways to Enrich Critical Thinking

November 5 & 6, Friday 5-7:45 PM and Saturday 8:30 AM-11:30 AM

Hybrid format, participants can join via zoom or attend in person at the Schack Art Center. Participants will indicate how they will attend via an emailed online form.

Ages 18+ 

$60 + $5 class fee

During this hands-on workshop participants will explore how to implement thinking routines to inspire inquiry, start conversations, spark imagination, and make connections to curriculum and each other. Thinking routines can be used in every classroom and every subject. Learning will be made visible with three hands-on art projects adaptable for all grades and subjects. Participants will get creative exploring accordion journals, printmaking, and more! Expect to leave with daily practices that can be used in the classroom to support critical thinking and creative ways to make learning visible.

All art materials will be mailed out to registered participants.

6 OSPI WA State Approved Clock Hours Included

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Studio Classes

Occasionally some studio classes the Schack offers can be taken for OSPI WA state clock hours. If you are interested in earning clock hours for a studio classes please email 

Current Studio Classes available for OSPI clock hours

ZOOM Online: Acrylic Skins & Collage

Discover the range of GOLDEN acrylic paints, gels & mediums that can be used to create Image Transfer, Paint & Acrylic Skins. Gain a broad understanding of product, material, method, tips & tricks.

October 16, Saturday 1-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+