Spark - Summer Teacher Intensive


This summer, join the SC Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities for an experiential, professional learning opportunity led by our Spark leadership and teaching team.

This FREE summer intensive will focus on arts integrated, drama-based skills and strategies that promote literacy through creative inquiry and standards-based learning

Participants will:

  • Earn 20 hours of professional training toward certificate renewal
  • Take away ready to implement, reading-based, arts integration strategies, lesson ideas, and activities applicable to just about any area of content
  • Leave with learning materials and resources for your classroom and students
  • Engage with your creativity, and develop new ways of thinking about and envisioning content delivery and facilitation in your classroom

For more information about Spark, click here.

Hotel accommodations, breakfast, and lunch are all included free of charge with registration.


FREE to elementary classroom teachers, literacy specialists, media specialists, and other elementary educators interested in easy to implement, arts integrated, literacy and book-centered drama strategies that ANY TEACHER CAN DO. No prior experience in drama is needed!

Registration is limited to 20 participants.


July 9-12, 2023

Tentative Schedule


Columbia, SC (Venue TBD)

How to Register

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About the Governor's School's Outreach Programs

As a part of the Governor’s School’s mission to serve as a resource to teachers across the state, the Office of Outreach provides professional learning opportunities to enrich arts education in South Carolina. Learn more.

About Spark

Spark is a regional Outreach program of the SC Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities. It is supported by Arts Grow SC, which is funded by the South Carolina Arts Commission and the South Carolina Department of Education through American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary Schools Emergency Relief (ARP ESSER) funds.