Teaching Artist COVID-19 Community Conversation

Published on Sunday, March 15, 2020

On Friday, March 13, 2020, the NYC Arts in Education Roundtable, Association of Teaching Artists, Teaching Artists Guild, Creative Generation, National Guild for Community Arts Education, and Teaching Artists of the Mid-Atlantic hosted a free webinar of almost 500 teaching artists to address how the COVID-19 health crisis is affecting the field of arts in education and the unique profession of teaching artistry.

Community Conversation on COVID-19 Recording & Transcript (3/10/2020)

Published on Tuesday, March 10, 2020

On March 10, 2020, the New York City Arts in Education Roundtable hosted a Zoom meeting to create a digital space for arts administrators within our community to share strategies to overcome this challenge in order to best support our programs, organizations, and teaching artists.

UPDATE: We thank you for your patience and understanding as the meeting reached capacity. We do plan to have a follow up conversation as updates become available.

COVID-19 Q&A Forum for Arts in Education Practitioners

Based on feedback from the NYC Arts in Education Roundtable Community Conversation on COVID-19, the Roundtable would like to offer an online forum for members of the arts in education community to connect with our the community to talk about how the virus is impacting the work we do and to share any plans or procedures.

Please use this Google Groups platform to post resources, share questions, and offer updates.

For information on how to interact and engage with Google Groups,

Resources from Day of Learning on Equity & Inclusion (February 2020)

On February 26, 2020, the NYC Arts in Education Roundtable hosted its annual Day of Learning on Equity and Inclusion. This year’s learning exchange focused on Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Pedagogy. Attendees explored how our roles as arts educators and administrators can support a student centered learning space that honors cultural identities and promotes social-emotional well-being in the classroom. To align and sustain our practice with the values of this pedagogy, we invited young people from our arts community to join us as presenters and co-learners for this special event.

Tax Tips Webinar for Freelance Teaching Artists

On February 20, 2020, Dominic Comperatore, professional actor, and founder of Empire Tax Prep, led a free webinar about key issues regarding your taxes as an artist. Listen in as he discusses many aspects of how the process works, including recent changes to the federal tax code, specific pitfalls to watch out for as freelancers, exemptions, deductions, W4 and W2 forms, independent contractor income, record-keeping, and audits.

***CLICK HERE FOR 2020 ARTISTS TAXES PDF***

ROUNDTABLE MEMBERS: Shape the Future Leadership of the Roundtable (in under 10 minutes!)

The NYC Arts in Education Roundtable invites your ideas for candidates to serve on the Roundtable Board of Directors. Board members take responsibility for the fiduciary health of the organization, the hiring of executive staff, determining the strategic direction of the organization, and maintaining a focus on the mission. We strive to see that our board of up to 27 represents the disciplines, geography, organization types, races, genders, and abilities of our diverse field.

An Interview with Daniel Levy, Author of A Teaching Artist’s Companion

By Justin Daniel

Posted Tuesday, January 14, 2020

“When we embrace social justice as a motivator or organizing principle for our work, are we sure the art and art-making –with all the energy and ambiguity present in genuine quality work in any art form- are still the resonant core of what we are doing?“