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[Letter from Edith O'Donnell to Jack Davis, February 26, 1991]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Edith O'Donnell, Young Audiences of Greater Dallas, to Jack Davis, co-director of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts. Thanking Davis for his visit to the Young Audiences Auditions on February 15, they were happy to have it video and stay during the whole organization. O'Donnell also writes that she is excited that Young Audiences will have an opportunity to provide a program for NTIEVA's Summer Institute and will forward Davis 175 artists brochures and study guides.
Date: February 26, 1991
Creator: O'Donnell, Edith
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Nancy Cason to Sue Pacey, October 10, 1991]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Nancy Cason, Project Coordinator of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, to Sue Pacey, Young Audiences of Greater Dallas. Inviting Pacey and other staff members of Young Audiences to three live, interactive teleworkshops on the arts. Cason writes that their institute has arranged for viewing space and the use of an 800 telephone line in Chilton Hall of UNT campus for the upcoming events. Attached to the letter is an program list of the teleworkshops and their description details.
Date: October 10, 1991
Creator: Cason, Nancy
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Anna Lindsey to Nancy Cason, May 3, 1990]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Anne Lindsey, Director of the Southeast Institute for Education in the Visual Arts of the University of Tennessee, to Nancy Cason, Project Coordinator of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts. In regards to a meeting Lindsey had with Cason in discussion Lindsey was able to offer assistance and recommendations to video tapes for Cason's planning of the upcoming institute. Lindsey has loaned out the video tapes and writes that she doesn't expect them any time before July and hopes that Cason will be interested in them.
Date: May 3, 1991
Creator: Lindsey, Anne
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Cassandra Broadus to Marilyn Ingram, March 6, 1991]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Cassandra Broadus, North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, to Marilyn Ingram, Kimbell Art Museum. In regards to the Art-O-Gram art education newspaper series and that the Kimbell will be featured on specific days as followed, March 19, May 7, June 11 and June 18. Broadus also requests to include works from the Kimbell in another article or two for the summer months.
Date: March 6, 1991
Creator: Broadus, Cassandra
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Bill McCarter, Jack Davis and Nancy Cason to Melinda Mayer, February 6, 1991]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Bill McCarter, Jack Davis and Nancy Cason, North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, to Melinda Mayer, Amon Carter Museum. In regards to a summarization of NTIEVA's summer institute plans such as staff training, institute dates, the team participants and a tentative schedule for the first few weeks of the program. Enclosed with the letter is a schedule for week one of the Institute.
Date: February 6, 1991
Creator: McCarter, William; Davis, Donald Jack & Cason, Nancy
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Cassandra Broadus to Melanie Wright, March 6, 1991]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Cassandra Broadus, North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, to Melanie Wright, Dallas Museum of Art. Broadus requests the use of two or three permanent pieces from the DMA to use in "Art-O-Gram" and "Class Acts" an art education newspaper series in the Fort Worth Star Telegram. The articles are designed for children to give them something more than just an art project but to talk about and view work critically and develop better communication skills.
Date: March 6, 1991
Creator: Broadus, Cassandra
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Document from Bill McCarter to Beverly Fletcher, March 26, 1991]

Description: Photocopy of a document from Bill McCarter, Co-Director of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, to Beverly Fletcher. The document is separated into two sections, the first section being about Dr. Jack Davis, Provost of UNT and a major figure in Art Education having won many awards for his service to the discipline of art education along with Dr. Bill McCarter, Regents Professor at UNT. Both Davis and McCarter are co-directors of NTIEVA, North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, an institute funding by matching grants from the Getty Center, Amon Carter Foundation and others. The second part of the letter is about their program, DBAE, the approach to art education by involve art specialists and classroom teachers in expanding art to include not only art production but critical thinking, judgement and other formalities. The hand-written note at the bottom reads, "Bev. we need overhead projector - thanks."
Date: May 26, 1991
Creator: McCarter, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Bill McCarter and Jack Davis to Don R. Roberts, March 26, 1991]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Bill McCarter and Jack Davis, co-directors of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, to Don R. Roberts, Superintendent for Forth Worth ISD. In discussion of Roberts supportive efforts to implement discipline-art based education, DBAE in Fort Worth. NTIEVA invites Roberts to a reception and dinner on June 29th, to thank him and other retiring superintendents from their consortium districts.
Date: March 26, 1991
Creator: Davis, Donald Jack & McCarter, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Bill McCarter and Nancy Cason to Janice Wiggins, May 10, 1991]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Bill McCarter and Nancy Cason, North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, to Janice Wiggins, Art Supervisor of Dallas ISD. Thanking Wiggins for her time working with NTIEVA, and meeting with Dr. Brooks-Ray and Howard Dunn to discuss interest in the program for staff development. The Institute and the district face uncertain economic conditions but McCarter and Cason believe if they could stretch their first year budget they could pay a team member (kindergarten and first grade teacher, art specialist and principal) a stipend of $50 a day to attend the three-week institute during the summer. However, since Dallas was not written into the original implementation grant they will have to review it with the Getty Center and cannot promise continued support past the year.
Date: May 10, 1991
Creator: McCarter, William & Cason, Nancy
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Bill McCarter and Jack Davis to Russ Chapman, July 8, 1991]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Bill McCarter and Jack Davis, co-directors of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, to Russ Chapman, Principal Lakewood Elementary. In regards Chapman being unable to attend either of the principal's sessions during the 1991 Summer Institute and that the institute was a real success due to the great measure of the contributions of the classroom teachers and art specialists, named as such, Marilyn Duncan, Laurie Bargsley and Pam Stephens. McCarter and Davis end the letter that each school teacher are to complete a plan for the DBAE implementation into their classrooms and that Chapman is to review the plan with his staff.
Date: July 8, 1991
Creator: McCarter, William & Davis, Donald Jack
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Bill McCarter and Nancy Cason to Chad Woolery, September 27, 1991]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Bill McCarter and Nancy Cason, North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, to Chad Woolery, Deputy Superintendent of Dallas ISD. Appreciating the concern shown by the DISD's administration and the school board about preserving the visual arts program in Dallas Public Schools. McCarter and Cason write that Dallas is one of six consortium districts participating in the North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, NTIEVA, program. NTIEVA provides intensive summer institute training in discipline-based art education for elementary principals, art specialists, classroom teachers, and museum educators, while also assisting the implementation of integrative art programs during the school year. Public schools such as, T.D. Marshall, Colonial Learning Center, Lida Hooe, Maple Lawn and Sidney Lanier have sent teams to the summer institute program, along with other schools in attendance as well. McCarter and Cason finish the letter with how successful their institute is, writing that they've served a total of twenty elementary schools, impacting 500 teachers and 12,500 students, and that they're excited about their partnership with Dallas.
Date: September 27, 1991
Creator: McCarter, William & Cason, Nancy
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Cassandra Broadus to Melinda Meyer, Linda Powell and Marilyn Ingram, February 15, 1991]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Cassandra Broadus, North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, to Melinda Meyer, Linda Powell and Marilyn Ingram. In regards to their upcoming meeting Thursday, February 21, at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. The topic of discussion is the art column for the Fort Worth Star Telegram children's newspaper "Class Acts."
Date: February 15, 1991
Creator: Broadus, Cassandra
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Cassandra Broadus to Grace Berghauser, April 26, 1991]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Cassandra Broadus, North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, to Grace Berghauser, teacher at Pilot Point Elementary School. Commending Berghauser on her students and their excellent manners and behavior during Broadus's tour of the classroom. Broadus has enclosed an activity that she has written for the Art-O-Gram, an article published for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, she believes Berghauser will find interesting for her classroom.
Date: April 26, 1991
Creator: Broadus, Cassandra
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from John Grisby to Bill McCarter and Jack Davis, October 15, 1991]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from John Grisby, Superintendent of Pilot Point ISD, to Bill McCarter and Jack Davis, co-directors of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts. In regards to Pilot Points' commitment as a full time partner in the North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts as well as the participation of Sylvia Russel, Associate Director and Site Coordinator for Pilot Point during the 1992 school year. Grisby has attached to the letter stipend worksheets based on the salary of the faculty to be involved with the institute. There is a letter from Bill McCarter and Jack Davis, asking of Grisby to send them the requested materials so they can report back to the Getty Center for their proposal.
Date: October 15, 1991
Creator: Grisby, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Leilani Lattin Duke to Cassandra A. Broadus, April 25, 1991]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Leilani Lattin Duke, Director of The Getty Center for Education in the Arts, to Cassandra Broadus, Research Assistant for the North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts. Thanking Broadus for sending samples of the "Art-O-Gram" and "Class Acts" art education newspaper series. Jack Davis, Bill McCarter, and Vicki Rosenberg are copied on the letter. Duke expresses support for the "Art-O-Gram" and "Class Acts" projects.
Date: April 25, 1991
Creator: Duke, Leilani Lattin
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter template from Bill McCarter and Nancy Cason, October 1, 1991]

Description: Photocopy of a letter template from Bill McCarter and Nancy Cason of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts. The letter is in regards to the successful implementation of DBAE, discipline-based arts education in NTIEVA's consortium members. Several of the districts are getting together for sharing ideas and extended planning for a number of activities for the 1990 and 1991 Summer Institute. McCarter and Cason have included in the letter, registration forms for activities through the month of October that they believe are extremely worthwhile.
Date: October 1, 1991
Creator: McCarter, William & Cason, Nancy
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Jack Davis and Bill McCarter to Susan Dantzler, June 10, 1991]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Jack Davis and Bill McCarter, co-directors of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, to Susan Dantzler, Principal of Harrington Elementary. Welcoming Dantzler to the second summer institute conducted by North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts being held from June 17 - 28. Principals are encouraged to attend the institute as much as possible, however, there are special events for the administrators on the first and last days of the institute and they will be paid a stipend of forty dollars.
Date: June 10, 1991
Creator: Davis, Donald Jack
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Nancy Cason to Kim Gill, February 27, 1991]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Nancy Cason, Project Coordinator of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, to Kim Gill, Christie Elementary, Plano ISD. In regards to the institute putting together a video to show teachers who have not yet received training and they would like to include a video of Gill teaching language arts to her second graders into the reproduction with her permission. NTIEVA feels Gill's well-designed lesson will serve as an inspiring model for others and hoping Gill will contact them soon.
Date: February 27, 1991
Creator: Cason, Nancy
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Bill McCarter and Jack Davis to James "Jim" Surratt, September 17, 1991]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Bill McCarter and Jack Davis, co-directors of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, to James "Jim" Surratt, Superintendent Plano ISD. In regards to the success of the 1991 summer institute in the implementation of DBAE, discipline-based art education and that the teachers and administrators from Plano worked very hard for the two weeks. NTIEVA has already begun to plan for the 1992 summer institute and need some materials from the district by October 15, in order to insure the continuation of funding from the Getty Center. Incidentally the second page of the letter is to Ronald Caloss, from September 20, 1991. The second page finishes the letter from the first.
Date: September 17, 1991
Creator: McCarter, William & Davis, Donald Jack
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Jim Surratt to Bill McCarter and Jack Davis, October 14, 1991]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Jim Surratt, Superintendent, Plano ISD to Bill McCarter and Jack Davis, co-directors of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts. In regards to Plano's commitment to North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts and that Site Coordinator Lynda Alford will contribute 40% of her time during the 1992 calendar year to activities related to the staff development of DBAE. In addition, six art specialists will devote a substantial amount of time to the program.
Date: October 14, 1991
Creator: Surratt, Jim
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter From Irv Rubin to Helen Snapp, October 18, 1991]

Description: Letter from Irv Rubin to Helen Snapp written on Irv Rubin letterhead. Rubin writes about his time in the military, and thanks Snapp for her service.
Date: October 18, 1991
Creator: Rubin, Irv
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from James Muro to Bob Crow, March 7, 1991]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from James Muro, Vice President of Development, Office of Advacement, The University of North Texas, to Bob J. Crow, Executive Director for the Amon G. Carter Foundation. In regards to Muro's gratification for the foundation's continued support for the visual arts project. bc'd on the letter are, Jack Davis and Bill McCarter.
Date: March 7, 1991
Creator: Muro, James J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Jack Davis and Bill McCarter to Bob Crow, February 27, 1991]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Jack Davis and Bill McCarter, co-directors of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, to Bob J. Crow, Executive Director of the Amon G. Carter Foundation. In regards to having received the check from the foundation for $60,000 in the Center's continued support of the NTIEVA program.
Date: February 27, 1991
Creator: Davis, Donald Jack & McCarter, William, 1939-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections