Past Events of 2017

Navigating the Employee/ Manager Relationship: A Workshop for Arts Education Administrators

If it’s true that our employees are our most valuable asset, then helping them to perform at their best should be an A+ priority. Join us for an in-depth, interactive workshop on the Manager/Employee relationship. Jill Garland is a nonprofit management consultant who has been leading successful teams for over 20 years. We’ll discuss the hiring process, properly on-boarding your new employee, setting up mutual expectations, evaluating performance, having difficult conversations, and building a team of highly motivated employees.

Now Accepting Proposals for Face to Face 2018


DATES: Wednesday, April 4 & Thursday, April 5, 2018

CONFERENCE LOCATION: Shepard Hall, The City College of New York

Convent Ave between W. 138th St. and St. Nicholas Terrace

Application Deadline: Monday, September 18, 2017 at 12pm EST

Application Link: HERE

FACE TO FACE is a professional development conference for arts administrators, teaching artists,

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 


  • 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,

Face to Face Arts in Education Conference 2017

The only event of its kind in NYC and the largest in the state, Face to Face is a professional development conference for arts administrators, teaching artists, and others interested in the field of arts in education. Face to Face is held over two days in April at The City College of New York, Shepard Hall. The conference strives to demonstrate effective teaching and learning strategies for practitioners in the field of arts in education,

2017 Arts in Education Job Fair



  • 92nd Street Y
  • ArtistYear
  • ArtsConnection
  • BAX | Brooklyn Arts Exchange
  • Bronx Council on the Arts
  • Brooklyn Arts Council
  • Brooklyn Music School
  • Carnegie Hall
  • Children’s Arts Guild
  • City Lore
  • Community-Word Project
  • Dance Vectors, Inc. dba The Phyllis Rose Dance Company
  • Dedalus Foundation
  • Dia Art Foundation
  • Disney Theatrical Group
  • ENACT,

NYSCA Face to Face Regrant Program 2017

Face to Face 2017Schedule and Breakout Sessions | Keynote Speakers


Update:  The application period for the NYSCA Face to Face Regrant Program 2017 has now closed.

The Roundtable accepted applications to the NYSCA Face to Face Upstate (& Long Island) Arts Eductor & NYC Unaffiliated Teaching Artists Subsidy Program.

Qualified applicants from upstate New York (and Long Island) were invited to submit an application for funds toward the cost of travel and accommodation to attend the conference.

Face to Face 2017: Schedule and Breakout

Face to Face 2017 | Keynote Speakers | NYSCA Face to Face Regrant Program 2017

Session room location information is provided at the conference and on our Guidebook App.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
8:30 AM-9:30 AM:  Registration, Breakfast, Networking, Materials Display (2nd Floor)

9:30 AM-10:00 AM:  Welcome/Opening Remarks

Kati Koerner, Roundtable Co-Chair; Theodore Wiprud, Roundtable Co-Chair; Mary Erina Driscoll,

Senior Management Event

Cost:  $25

Are you engaged in human resources work without the benefit of a formal human resources department? Do you have questions about resolving conflicts within your faculty of teaching artists? Do you wonder about conducting performance reviews with a small staff? This is a workshop for department heads and program managers who have at least one person who reports to them. Through a combination of lecture, Q&A, and interactive role-play, learn practical strategies to improve your human resources practices.