Professional Development

Professional Development

Photo: Kealoha teaching a workshop with K-12 students

UtahPresents offers professional development in the arts for teachers, through our Kennedy Center Partners in Education program with Salt Lake City School District and U of U Youth Theatre. Select tabs at right for info about specific classes.

UtahPresents, SLC School District , and UofU Youth Theatre have been members of the Kennedy Center Partners in Education Program since 2007 and is the only team in Utah. The Partners in Education program of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is designed to assist arts organizations throughout the nation to develop or expand educational partnerships with their local school systems. The primary purpose of these partnerships is to provide professional learning in the arts for teachers. The Partners in Education program is based on the belief that teachers’ professional learning is an essential component of any effort designed to increase the artistic literacy of young people. Currently, almost 100 Partnership Teams participate in the program.


There are currently no professional development workshops scheduled for 2020.21.