Artist in Residency

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,819
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Sauk Rapids-Rice Public Schools-Central Minnesota Adult Basic Education AKA Hillside Adult Education
Recipient Type
K-12 Education
Status
Completed
Start Date
April 2015
End Date
May 2015
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Benton
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,819
Other Funds Leveraged
$481
Direct expenses
$3,300
Administration costs
$500
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

1. Adult Basic Education/diploma students will learn the use of the ruler, estimate size, and demonstrate precision in measuring. 2. English as a Second Language learners and Adult Basic Education/diploma students will create Zines incorporating stories relevant to their adult lives, but within their reading level (high content/low skill level). 3. Overall, students will experience pride in their work and increased engagement with their schooling. 1. Adult Basic Education/diploma students will be pre- and post-tested to see if there is a better understanding of measurement and math skills as a result of the residency activities. We will use the federally-approved Test of Adult Basic Education and a ruler-use exercise. 2. English as a Second Language teachers will provide a qualitative assessment of students' involvement in their learning goals in literacy at the end of the residency. 3. We will use video to document students' qualitative response to the residency.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Seven Adult Basic Education learners created long stitch books and learned use of the ruler, estimating size, and demonstrated precision in measuring. Fifteen adult English Language Learners wrote stories and created Zines relevant to their adult lives, but within their reading level (high content/low skill level). All seven Adult Basic Education learners showed level gains on the federally mandated Test of Adult Basic Education and 60% of English Language Learners showed level gains.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Mark Hauck, Tracey Fiereck, Phil Rogholt, Robyn Holthaus, Lisa Braun, Tracy Morse, Jan Solarz
Project Overview
Artist in Residency
Project Details
Math and Literacy Book Art
Project Manager
First Name
Margaret
Last Name
Patridge
Organization Name
Sauk Rapids-Rice Public Schools-Central Minnesota Adult Basic Education AKA Hillside Adult Education
Street Address
1835 Osauka Rd NE
City
Sauk Rapids
State
MN
Zip Code
56379
Phone
(320) 253-4703
Email
mag.patridge@isd47.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Janice Courtney: Stearns County Arts Advisor/Assistant Director of the Saint Cloud State University Program Board; Mike Carlson: Art Teacher, Fall Musical Director, Potter; Leslie Hanlon: Director of Fundraising and Marketing for the College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University Fine Arts Series; Doug Lien: Watercolorist, member of the Central Minnesota Watercolorists, member of Artists of Minnesota, Community Education Art Class instructor; George Minerich: photographer, environmental professional; Linda Brobeck: visual artist, owner of Crow River North LLC.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Janice Courtney: Stearns County Arts Adviser/Assistant Director of the Saint Cloud State University Program Board; Mike Carlson: Art Teacher, Fall Musical Director, Potter; Leslie Hanlon: Director of Fundraising and Marketing for the College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University Fine Arts Series; Doug Lien: Watercolorist, Member of Central Minnesota Watercolorists, Member of Artists of Minnesota, Community Education Art Class instructor; George Minerich: Photographer; Al Hams: Founder of Al's Music, author; Linda Brobeck: Visual artist, owner of Crow River North, LLC.