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2019 Day of Learning on Equity and Inclusion – “Creating Change from Within”

On January 15, 2019, The NYC Arts in Education Roundtable will hold it’s 4th Annual Day of Learning on Equity and Inclusion. Our theme this year is, “Creating Change from Within.” This year we invite the NYC Arts Education community to reflect on the ways we can each serve as agents of change within our organizations. What are the skills and new capacities we need to cultivate that will catalyze change within our communities? And who are the partners and collaborators who are vital to a more equitable distribution of power and resources across the field?

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Photo Blog – Teaching Artist Meet-Up: Sip & Create

This November, the NYC Arts in Education Roundtable’s Teaching Artist Affairs Committee & Community-Word Project’s Teaching Artist Project hosted a joint salon for Teaching Artists around NYC. Over 40 teaching artists attended the event! Musician Michael Morales led us in an opening community activity that had us experimenting with egg shakers, drums, triangles, and other musical instruments to create something uniquely collaborative. After that, attendees had the opportunity to mingle, snack, and create individual and collaborative artworks to share,

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Chancellor Carranza Announces Record Citywide Investment in Arts Education

Annual Arts in Schools Report shows $17 million increase in arts education spending, record number of arts teachers, record percentage of schools working with cultural partners

NEW YORK – Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza today released the 2017-18 annual Arts in Schools Report and announced a record $433 million citywide investment in arts education, up from $336 million at the start of this administration in 2013-14. The $97 million increase in annual citywide arts education spending includes school-based spending in addition to the administration’s annual $23 million investment to expand programming,

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Chancellor’s Strategic Arts Plan Focus Group for NYC AIE Roundtable hosted by NYC DOE OASP

Date: Monday, December 17, 2018
Time: 4pm-6pm
Location: Department of Cultural Affairs (31 Chambers Street, 2nd Floor)

The NYC DOE’s Office of Arts & Special Projects invites you to join Paul King, Executive Director, and Barbara Pollard, Project Manager, to assist in the development of a Arts Education Strategic Plan as directed by Chancellor Carranza.

This session will provide an opportunity to provide feedback and make recommendations about providing equity,

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Center for Arts Education — Teaching Artist Salon: An Enchanted Evening (11/29/2018)

Come learn from your peers across arts disciplines!

Building on CAE’s audition model, teaching artists will participate in a series of mini-lessons led by experienced teaching artists followed by small group exploration of strategies and best practices.

This public event is designed for teaching artists, but is open to any interested arts educators.

Light refreshments will be served.

  • Date: Thursday, November 29, 2018
  • Time: 6:00 – 8:00 PM
  • Location: The Center For Arts Education,

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From Our Friends at AATE!

AATE is now accepting applications for their 2019 Conference Session Proposals! For more information on how to submit, frequently asked questions, or session proposal tips please visit: http://ow.ly/Y5xO30meSK3

The 32nd annual American Alliance for Theatre and Education Conference will take place in New York City from August 1-5, 2019. The conference theme is “Activate AATE: Exploring Theatre Educators’ Role and Responsibility

AATE’s 32nd annual conference will be held in diverse,

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NYC Department of Education – Helpful Links

The NYC Department of Education recently restructured its website to better communicate with constituents and NYC DOE personnel:

  • Main NYC DOE site (schools.nyc.gov) will be primarily for parents and families‎.
  • Info Hub (infohub.nyced.org) will be for cultural partners and other constituents with public facing resources.
  • WeTeachNYC (weteachnyc.org) will house materials and resources for educators; some content will require a NYC DOE login.

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de Blasio Names a New Schools Chancellor

Click HERE for the New York Times Story

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On Our Minds, Special Issue

May 9, 2017

On Our Minds Special Issue: IMPACT x 4

Introduction
Series Editor: Dennie Palmer Wolf, WolfBrown

The Impact of Raising the Stakes
Courtney J. Boddie, The New Victory Theater
The Impact of Investing in Human Capital
Jamie Roach, Teaching Artist, The New Victory Theater
The Impact of Re-thinking Research and Practice
Steven Holochwost, WolfBrown
Curating Impact, Not Shows
Alan Brown and Sean Fenton,

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