Brianne Gidcumb | January 2017

Winter 2017 Conference Preview

Our 2017 Winter Online STEAM and Arts Integration Conference is rapidly approaching! As we are busy behind the scenes getting this event ready to broadcast to you, our registrants in just a few short weeks, we wanted to give you a glimpse into the magic we’re seeing from this angle! You won’t want to miss the 2017 Arts Integration Conference!


George Couros, the author of The Innovator’s Mindset, outlines how to cultivate innovation and creativity in all students in his session of the same name.

Cathy Hunt, from, will be sharing some incredible strategies and ideas for integrating technology and art in her session, Mixing Paint, Pixels & Possibilities: A Tra-digital Approach to Arts Education.

And Artist and TED Talk Speaker, Phil Hansen, provides a truly inspirational message, sharing how to overcome struggles in his keynote address, Embrace the Shake: Transforming Limitations into Opportunities.


We have a lineup of 18 live-day sessions spanning topics from Makerspaces to arts integration strategies to funding for your classroom. Additionally, registrants will have on-demand access to an extra two hours of bonus content in our breakout library of sessions. These sessions are presented by educators just like you who are successfully integrating the arts in their own classrooms.

You’ll also have an opportunity to chat with our live-day presenters in our online chat platform during the event, gaining access to an incredible community of educators who all share a passion for arts integration and STEAM. We believe there is something for every educator at this great event.


All registrants are eligible to receive a 10 hour PD certificate for the Arts Integration Conference.  So you can easily log your PD hours from the comfort of home while learning about the latest tips, lessons, and strategies for STEAM and Arts Integration.

This winter’s event will begin live-streaming on Saturday, February 4, 2017, from 10AM-4PM ET and like all of our Arts Integration Conference, registration will include on-demand access in addition to the live day event. Be sure to register today! Registration closes February 1st, so take advantage of this Arts Integration Conference event while you can!

About the Author

Brianne is a former music educator from Chicago and current graduate class instructor with EdCloset’s Learning Studios. She earned her Masters degree in Music Education from VanderCook College of Music and has over a decade of experience in the elementary general music classroom. With her experience in the performing arts, Brianne is dedicated to building connections between the arts and Common Core Standards, 21st century learning skills, inquiry and project-based learning. In addition to her work with EducationCloset, Brianne is a yoga instructor in the Chicagoland area. You can also find Brianne here: