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The New York City Arts in Education Roundtable is a service organization and a community of arts education practitioners sharing information, providing professional development, and communicating with the public to promote our work in schools and beyond.

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Day of Learning: Working with Students with Disabilities and Annual Meeting

Day of Learning for Arts Educators:
Working with Students with Disabilities

followed by
The Roundtable’s Annual Meeting

Hosted by The Weill Music Institute at Carnegie Hall 

FULL SCHEDULE

  • 9:30 AM:  Registration / Breakfast and Networking
  • 10:00 AM:  Welcome
  • 10:05 AM:  Opening Remarks
  • 10:10 AM:  Keynote: “The School the Arts Built” Weill Music Room by Ronnie Shuster
  • 10:40 AM:  Breakout Session I
    Workshop A: “Liberation Pedagogy: A Music and Social Studies Collaboration Adapted for Students on the Autism Spectrum”
    Workshop B: “Art Matters: How We Empower and Engage Students with Disabilities through the Visual Arts “
    Workshop C: “Guiding Brilliant Arts Practice in the Classroom:  How Teaching Dance to Blind Students Applies to All Abilities”
  • 12:00 PM:   Lunch / Videos of Best Practices Weill Music Room
  • 12:55 PM:  Breakout Session II (same as above)
  • 2:20 PM:  Buttonhole Session
    “Buttonholes” are 15-minute,

Latest Updates View All >

New Roundtable Managing Director

The New York City Arts in Education Roundtable is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has appointed Kyla Searle as Managing Director. Searle is a writer, producer, curator,  and educator. She has worked in arts education for more than 10 years in Oakland, Los Angeles, Chicago  and, for the last six years, in New York City.

Searle has worked as a producer in project design and community arts practice for the Yerba Buena  Center for the Arts in San Francisco,

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What is in Your Bag?

By Lauren Jost, Teaching Artist

A few weeks ago I was sitting on the subway and, at one of the express stops, moved my bag over to make room for another commuter in a business suit.  She sat down next to me and glanced at my bag, which was overflowing with juggling scarves and puppet legs.  She raised her eyebrow, turned to me, and said, “Looks like you’re going to have more fun today than I am.”

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Healthcare for Teaching Artists

Halloween has passed, Thanksgiving is around the corner, and that means that it is time for open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace!

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The Why… of Teaching Artistry

How often do you ask yourself why you do what you do? When I started as a Teaching Artist, long before that term was coined, my work consisted of sharing my expertise in a particular area with a particular audience.

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A Teaching Artist’s Confession

By Stacey Bone-Gleason, Teaching Artist and Actress.

I’m not good at everything, and that’s ok. There, I said it!

I know it sounds obvious but, as a teaching artist, I’ve found it’s hard for me to admit. I’ll happily admit the things I have trouble with outside of my artistic field: I can’t draw; I can’t cook a steak; and don’t even get me started on how bad I am at organized sports.

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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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Forty Years of Fellowships: A Study of Orchestras’ Efforts to Include African American and Latino Musicians

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Racial/Ethnic and Gender Diversity in the Orchestra Field

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