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.
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,
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.”
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!
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.
Professional dance companies and teaching artists based in New Jersey joined together this week to participate in the annual Dance to Learn Community Day.
Arts Partnership Programs
The Department of Education Office of Special Projects has announced the 2016-17 cycle for arts partnership grants. The following are details and deadlines for the three initiatives.
Arts for English Language Learners & Students with Disabilities
Proposal deadline: Tuesday, October 11, 2016
The Arts for ELLs and SWD program supports new or expanded partnerships that create arts education opportunities for diverse groups of student participants,
LMCC, Manhattan’s Arts Council, has introduced a new program to support teaching artists and small arts orgs for projects in community settings. Grantees also receive $200 for PD – which could be used for Face to Face registration or RT membership!
After a year-long planning process LMCC has refocused its arts education funding to support projects and activities that take place in community-based settings such as afterschool programs, senior centers, and community centers through Creative Learning.
The NEA and NEH has announced that they are sponsors of a study on the integration of education in the sciences, engineering, and medicine with the arts and humanities.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has announced that they are sponsors of a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine study on the integration of education in the sciences, engineering, and medicine with the arts and humanities.
The NYCDOE Arts Education Services Solicitation for the 2017-2018 school year has a September 8th due date!
Please note the following dates:
August 17, 2016 from 11:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. at St. Francis College, Founders Hall Auditorium, 180 Remsen Street, Brooklyn Heights, NY 11201.
PROPOSAL DUE DATE
This solicitation is open indefinitely. However, to ensure continuous service for the 2017-2018 school year for those whose contracts are expiring in 2017,