Past Events of 2017

An Interactive Townhall on the Next 25 Years!

As we celebrate the 25th anniversary of NYC Arts in Education Roundtable, we invite our members to join us in envisioning the future of our work. Through storytelling, ideation, and discussion we’ll collectively imagine how our programs and services can support the field of arts education in becoming more inclusive and equitable at every level, from institutional leadership to the distribution of resources across communities.

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Every Teaching Artist Insured!

Every Teaching Artist Insured is a free live stream presentation for teaching artists, freelance artists, and arts administrators who do not have insurance through an employer or union. This one hour presentation will provide clear information on how to sign up for a health insurance plan through the New York State of Health Marketplace (Obamacare), and information on local, low cost healthcare options for New York City residents.

Facilitated by Renata Marinaro,

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.

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 2018

Face to Face is the largest, most comprehensive arts in education conference in New York StateThrough a wide variety of panels, workshops, reports, and other presentations, the conference gives arts in education practitioners the opportunity to think deeply and learn more about arts in education. The conference offers something for everyone: arts administrators, teaching artists, school personnel, parents,

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,