For those who have attended a Secrets of Leading InterPlay

InterPlay Teaching Practicum Online - SEP 2023

Next step after Secrets of Leading InterPlay
Theresa Cunningham and Carolyn Renée


Thursday, September 7 at Noon ET to
Sunday, September 10 at 3:00 pm ET

The InterPlay Teaching Practicum is a core component of the InterPlay Leader Training Program. It is open to those who have enrolled in the Leader Training Program and attended a Secrets of Leading InterPlay event. Previously certified InterPlay leaders may also attend.

The Practicum is a multi-day workshop that includes practice teaching by participants with self-evaluation and feedback from leaders and other participants, information on best practices in designing and leading InterPlay events, and teaching resources, such as sample class outlines.

Note: After attending a Secrets of Leading and before attending a Teaching Practicum, participants complete 12 of the Self Study Core Elements and record their completion on the InterPlay website Leaders Circle form. Access to the Leaders Circle is provided after the Secrets of Leading InterPlay. For questions about this requirement, contact Ginny Going, Leader Training Program coordinator, at

Schedule (all times ET)
Thursday, Friday & Saturday
Noon - 2:15 pm & 3:30 pm - 5:45 pm
Sunday, Noon - 3:00 pm

Continuing Education Credit
13 CE credits for various healthcare and allied healthcare professions are available for those practicing throughout the U.S. and for educators only practicing in Illinois. CE pre-registration is required before the start of your event. Email Ginny Going at to APPLY for CEUs. There is a charge of $25 per program. CEUs are offered through Continuing Education Institute of Illinois.

The Teaching Practicum is included in the tuition for the Leader Training Program. A payment of $400 toward the total tuition is due before the Practicum and a payment plan for the balance needs to be in place.

The tuition for repeating the Practicum or for previously certified leaders is $300.

To register and/or set up a payment plan with your credit or debit card, use this link:

Register here!

Please email with any questions and to confirm the details of your payment plan.

Cost: A payment of $400 and a payment plan for the balance of the Leader Training Program tuition are due before the Practicum

Registration/Information: To register: use the link above. For financial assistance: email


Online Secrets of Leading/Teaching Practicums

Theresa Cunningham
Theresa Cunningham is an award-winning actor, singer, dancer, director, and teaching artist who does math for fun. A Certified Interplay Leader, she believes in the power of play as a tool for exploration, healing, and community.
Carolyn Renée
Carolyn Renée Morris (she/her) is a teaching and healing artist with more than a decade of service/experience in the creative and healing arts. She’s the former executive director of the ArtsXchange, a 37-year-old art and social change organization, and Alternate ROOTS, a 44-year-old social justice organization lifting up art as activism in the Southeast USA. Carolyn Renée is committed to the pursuit of art and social justice, health, and well-being for BIPOC on the frontlines of advancing justice. She is a certified InterPlay Leader and in 2008 became a health and wellness practitioner to heal herself from an illness which led to combining the healing and creative arts. With InterPlay, she creates Sacred Space for BIPOC and partners with USA/Ghana-based A Life of Peace Wellness Education Institute to ensure every home has an engaged artist/healer. She goes by “Carolyn Renée.”

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