Yakima School District is committed to providing teachers and students with access to learning in the visual arts and music.
Art Integration Mentors (AIM)
AIM provides classroom teachers with professional development in the elements and principles of art. Teachers then develop and instruct students in integrated art lessons that support existing district curriculum. Within AIM, the teacher-artist, models an integrated art lesson to classroom students, next, the teacher-artist and the classroom teacher co-teach a lesson, finally, the classroom teacher will provide an arts-integrated lesson based on the training provided by the teacher-artist.