What is Art Goes to School? A non profit organization that began 50 years ago. West Chester AGTS belongs to the Delaware Valley AGTS, which includes over 50 other school districts. The organization provides prints to share with the schools to encourage art appreciation and abstract thought as it relates to history, math, foreign languages, literature and music.
Art Show 2015
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Positions for 2014/2015
Responsibilities: Composite, master e-mail list, AGTS Delaware Valley yearly forms, facilitate meetings, training schedule, updating webpage (or delegate), fill positions, problem solve.
Responsibilities: Time presenters, ring bell when time is up, Discuss with Chair which responsibilities will be yours.
Responsibilities: Work with art teachers to create a schedule, ensure that all slots are filled, notify volunteers of their scheduled time.
Responsibilities: Organizing the activities bag in time for the activities meeting. Show and describe activities at activities meeting. Delegate the updating of activities. Examples of activities that can be delegated: CD, Biography, Freeze Frame,
Responsibilities: Organize "research/study" materials into binder information for all members plus three extra for Chair.
Match Ups: Martina
Responsibilities: Collect or create a match up for each print. Have laminated. Turn in receipts to Treasurer for reimbursement.
Responsibilities: Balance budget, collect fee from schools, work with Delaware Valley each year to update records.
Host Portfolio Review: Open
Responsibilities: Create a sign up genius for food donations and provide home for the luncheon.
Art Exhibit: Martina and Deborah
Responsibilities: Work with West Chester Area School District to create an art exhibit with a reception and public viewing of art work. (This is an optional event)
Responsibilities: Contact school PTOs and try to obtain at least one volunteer from each school.
Responsibilities: Keep webpage up-to-date.
Field Trips: open
Responsibilities: Organize car pools and announce up coming events.
Click here to see the 2014/2015 Presentation Prints
Meeting schedule -- all meetings are held 9:15am-11:45am in Room 2B of the Spellman Bldg on Paoli Pike
Sept 10 (W) - training #1
Sept 25 (Th) - training #2
Oct 7 (T) - training #3
Oct 23 (Th) - training #4
Nov 5 (W) - training #5
(includes overview of games and activities)
Jan 13 (T) - review meeting
Classroom Presentation Schedule
Oct 8 - Mural Arts Trolley Tour
Nov 12 - Networking Meeting at William Penn Inn
Dec 10 - Steve Wills Lecture at PMA
Mar 9 - Lecture at Woodmere
May 6 - Lecture - TBD
June 1 - Portfolio Exchange (co-chairs)
Children's Art Exhibit
Apr 15 - set up
Apr 16 - opening reception
May 13 - break down
AGTS Additional Documents (Presenter Information, etc.)
To Access AGTS Documents:
Then go to the drop down menu at "Hello Art Your Account". Drop down to "Your Cloud Drive" then Click on Document on left.
Thank You card from an AGTS student.
Mary Grace Wible
Just wanted to send you a thank-you. I appreciate the time and effort that all of the AGTS volunteers spend in oder to prepare for their presentations….that's a lot of work!
Linda Glaum (art teacher)