NEW YORK CITY ARTS IN EDUCATION ROUNDTABLE ANNOUNCES NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                             

December 20, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – The New York City Arts in Education Roundtable is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has appointed Kimberly Olsen as Managing Director. Olsen is a teaching artist, director, arts administrator, arts-integration consultant, and NYS-certified special education teacher. She has worked in arts education for more than nine years, with five of those years spent in New York City.

Research undervalues social impact of the arts, review finds

An evidence review concludes that nuances around the impact of arts interventions are being lost as evaluations take “an overly narrow focus on data and measurements”.

Evidence of arts projects’ impact in both healthcare and the rehabilitation of criminal offenders is being overlooked or undervalued because of misunderstandings about what good research consists of, a new evidence review by Arts Council England (ACE) concludes.

Reviewing nearly 200 academic papers on arts interventions from the past five years,

Photo Blog – Teaching Artist Meet-Up: Sip & Create

This November, the NYC Arts in Education Roundtable’s Teaching Artist Affairs Committee & Community-Word Project’s Teaching Artist Project hosted a joint salon for Teaching Artists around NYC. Over 40 teaching artists attended the event! Musician Michael Morales led us in an opening community activity that had us experimenting with egg shakers, drums, triangles, and other musical instruments to create something uniquely collaborative. After that, attendees had the opportunity to mingle, snack, and create individual and collaborative artworks to share,

Chancellor Carranza Announces Record Citywide Investment in Arts Education

Annual Arts in Schools Report shows $17 million increase in arts education spending, record number of arts teachers, record percentage of schools working with cultural partners

NEW YORK – Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza today released the 2017-18 annual Arts in Schools Report and announced a record $433 million citywide investment in arts education, up from $336 million at the start of this administration in 2013-14. The $97 million increase in annual citywide arts education spending includes school-based spending in addition to the administration’s annual $23 million investment to expand programming,

Chancellor’s Strategic Arts Plan Focus Group for NYC AIE Roundtable hosted by NYC DOE OASP

Date: Monday, December 17, 2018
Time: 4pm-6pm
Location: Department of Cultural Affairs (31 Chambers Street, 2nd Floor)

The NYC DOE’s Office of Arts & Special Projects invites you to join Paul King, Executive Director, and Barbara Pollard, Project Manager, to assist in the development of a Arts Education Strategic Plan as directed by Chancellor Carranza.

This session will provide an opportunity to provide feedback and make recommendations about providing equity,

Center for Arts Education — Teaching Artist Salon: An Enchanted Evening (11/29/2018)

Come learn from your peers across arts disciplines!

Building on CAE’s audition model, teaching artists will participate in a series of mini-lessons led by experienced teaching artists followed by small group exploration of strategies and best practices.

This public event is designed for teaching artists, but is open to any interested arts educators.

Light refreshments will be served.

  • Date: Thursday, November 29, 2018
  • Time: 6:00 – 8:00 PM
  • Location: The Center For Arts Education,

From Our Friends at AATE!

AATE is now accepting applications for their 2019 Conference Session Proposals! For more information on how to submit, frequently asked questions, or session proposal tips please visit: http://ow.ly/Y5xO30meSK3

The 32nd annual American Alliance for Theatre and Education Conference will take place in New York City from August 1-5, 2019. The conference theme is “Activate AATE: Exploring Theatre Educators’ Role and Responsibility

AATE’s 32nd annual conference will be held in diverse,

Theater Master Workshop Invite from NYC DOE!

THE CHARACTER FORMULA: A Master Workshop with Larry Silverberg (11/1/2018)

LaGuardia High School’s LITTLE FLOWER THEATER

This is a truly special event on November 1.  I am thrilled to welcome Larry Silverberg, internationally renowned acting teacher and author, as he leads us through his transformative workshop The Character Formula. Subsidized tickets are $10.

Larry, who studied with Sandy Meisner and is an expert in his approach, explores the core human components of theatre, 

News from the OASP

In September, the Roundtable Co-Chairs (Sobha Kavanakudiyil and Jennifer DiBella) met with Paul King, the Executive Director of the Office of Arts and Special Services (OASP). Here is some information he shared with us:

  • The Office of Arts & Special Projects staff contact information can be found HERE. The most recent appointment is Alexa Fairchild, Arts for Diverse Learners Program Manager.
  • The new Chancellor is very supportive of the arts in schools and committed to equity,

Roundtable Welcomes Interim Managing Director

NYC Arts in Education Roundtable’s Managing Director, Kyla Searle, will be transitioning out of her role this month. She has been awarded a fellowship with Harvard University, while also completing her MFA in Playwriting at Brown University. We are very proud of her and wish her the best of luck! As we begin the search for a new Managing Director, Kimberly Olsen, will step in as our Interim Managing Director and can be reached at kolsen@nycaieroundtable.org