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Professional Trainings

Let our staff provide your next professional development training!

Teacher Trainings​ and Conferences 

  • Participate in interactive, hands-on trainings focused on cultivating artistic and creative expression in children. 

  • Learn how to create open ended provocations for child led thinking and exploration.

  • Examine and break down barriers from adults and achieve the perspective of the child.

About our Director, 

Kim Frazier-Pirog

Kim is Side by Side's Founder/Director and Lead Community Instructor.  She has twenty years of experience working with children and youth in a classroom setting, and she holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Studio Arts from the University of Louisville.  


She is a member of the National American Reggio Emilia Alliance (NAREA), National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), and attends multiple nature, therapy, and education based conferences each year. Kim also presents at a variety of conferences and served as a keynote speaker for 4C of Southern Indiana’s annual conference in March 2017. 

Kim founded Side By Side in order to help put the joy back into learning and give all parents and families opportunities to experience peace, compassion, love, kindness and joyful learning through art. 

Interested in professional trainings? Contact us:


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