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NYC Department of Education – Helpful Links
The NYC Department of Education recently restructured its website to better communicate with constituents and NYC DOE personnel:
- Main NYC DOE site (schools.nyc.gov) will be primarily for parents and families.
- Info Hub (infohub.nyced.org) will be for cultural partners and other constituents with public facing resources.
- WeTeachNYC (weteachnyc.org) will house materials and resources for educators; some content will require a NYC DOE login.
de Blasio Names a New Schools Chancellor
Click HERE for the New York Times Story
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2017-2018 Annual Arts in Schools Report
To access and download the full Annual Arts in Schools Report, please click here.
Under the leadership of Mayor de Blasio and Chancellor Fariña, New York City has continued to make the arts a priority for all its public schools. The arts enrich our children’s lives and learning, and all students deserve the opportunity to experience a rich arts education. This focus on the arts began in 2004 with the introduction of the Blueprint for Teaching and Learning in the Arts,
Additional Lawyers Alliance for New York
Click here to access our webinar “Turning Promises into Contracts” with Lawyers Alliance for New York – essential information on contract basics.
Please note, you will need to access that link with a PC running Windows 2000 or greater and Windows Media Player set as your default for streaming media in order to view and listen to the recording.
Additional Lawyers Alliance for New York webinars on a variety of themes,
The National Guild for Community Arts Education
The National Guild for Community Arts Education is offering three webinars in the Next Level series in September/October 2015. Upcoming sessions cover evaluation, fundraising, and marketing. Free for members, $35 others.
Refresh your professional skills with classes at the Support Center. Take a single class or enroll in a certificate program such as the Fundraising, Leadership & Supervision, or Executive Leadership programs. Workshop topics range from board development, financial management, leadership, fundraising, and marketing.
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Are you a teacher or school administrator looking for more information about arts education in schools? Check back with us soon for resources and information on networking, lesson planning, classroom management, common core standards, working with teaching artist residencies, and other relevant topics.
The Teaching Artist Community @ Teachers College Certificate Program: Cultivating a Responsive Pedagogy of Artistry
The Teaching Artists Certificate Program is a year-long professional development course comprising an interdisciplinary professional learning community and a stimulating space where teaching artists can share, analyze and discuss their teaching experiences and challenges. Together, we consider the possibilities afforded by artistic knowing and examine presentation and sequencing in response to the students with whom we engage. Acknowledging and embracing the artistry and content expertise of participants, the program generates inquiry-based reflection on immediate and past teaching practices.
The Roundtable is an active advocate for arts in education and the availability of high quality arts education for all NYC school students. Learn more about current local, state and national issues, and what you can do to make a difference.
Real stories about the transformative power of arts in education
Farah Taslima from NYC Arts in Education Roundtable
Farah Taslima was a shy 3rd grader when she began working in the NY Phil’s Very Young Composers. Now 17, she has heard the Philharmonic perform her music – at home and abroad – and become a teacher of yet younger composers.
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