Teachers: Kay Stanis and Carole H. Lake
Are you interested in becoming a better teacher? Do you have questions about developing classes, text, kits, or visual aids? Or do you have questions about the practical aspects of teaching, finances, contracts, time management or proposals? Then this ICC is for you. You will be assigned one of six EGA certified teachers, who will help you with your questions and problems. Upon completion of this course, you should feel better qualified to tackle the certification process, if that is your goal, and you will have developed competencies to teach needlework more effectively at any level.
Lesson 1. Developing a needlework class
Lesson 2. Research and writing
Lesson 3. Creativity
Lesson 4. Presentation in the classroom – kits, lesson plans, instructions and visual aids
Lesson 5. The practical side of teaching
Lesson 6. Connections: publicity and proposals
Time: 12 months
Supplies (approximate): $100
About Kay Stanis
Kay Stanis is an internationally known fiber artist, designer, Master Craftsman, and Certified and Graduate Certified Teacher of EGA and Kurenai Kai Traditional Japanese Embroidery. She has been on the faculties of American Needlepoint Guild national seminars, Callaway School of Needlearts, Embroiderers Association of Canada, EGA national and regional seminars, Koala Conventions, South Australia Embroidery Conference, Embroidery 2000 (New Zealand), and many independent groups.
About Carole Lake
Carole Lake, from Austin, Texas, is an EGA-certified teacher who specializes in manipulating common and uncommon threads and stitches to create textured effects, with a special interest in the effect and symbolism of color. Her award-winning work has been displayed in exhibits throughout the southwest. She has been actively teaching and designing since the 1980s. A native Texan and graduate of Rice University, her enthusiasm for the needlearts has translated into a strong desire to exchange ideas, explore techniques, and share the love of stitching. Now retired from teaching in person, Carole is fond of mentoring upcoming teachers and passing along all the tips and tricks she learned over the years.
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