Past Events of 2021

In Solidarity with the AAPI Community: Beginning Conversations

We will begin to learn more about each other, and work to strengthen all of our communities. This will be the first of multiple dialogues around being in solidarity with the AAPI community, with the intention of acknowledging the past, present, and future effects of White Supremacy, and moving toward a more just, equitable society.

Free Tax Tips Webinar for Teaching Artists

Thursday, March 25, 2021 | 4:00pm – 5:30pm EDT

Join Dominic Comperatore (actor & founder of Empire Tax Prep & Joe Longthorne (Producer & Financial Expert) for an interactive Town Hall-style webinar to learn about key tax issues & financial best practices in this most unique tax season. This will be an opportunity to get all of your questions answered– please bring them along!

The 2021 Face to Face Arts in Education Conference: Resilience & Reinvention

From April 8 through April 29, 2021, join the Roundtable for four weeks of specially curated sessions and events for arts administrators, teaching artists, educators, and artists. Face to Face 2021 will address the unprecedented changes and upheaval faced by individuals, organizations, schools, and communities in the last year, while also exploring pathways to adapt, move forward, and thrive. We look forward to connecting with and learning from our arts education community as it continues to transform and evolve. Sliding scale rates are $50, $40, $30, $20, and $10.

Affinity Group Series

On Monday, June 1, 2020, the NYC Arts in Education Roundtable hosted an informal Arts Education community meeting in response to the racial violence against Black individuals and communities in our country. We plan to continue hosting regular affinity group spaces to support actively dismantling the systems of racial oppression in our field and beyond.

Trauma-Informed Practices: A Learning Series on Incorporating Best Practices into Our Community

The NYC Arts in Education Roundtable is proud to announce Trauma-Informed Best Practices: A Learning Series on Incorporating Best Practices into Our Community, facilitated by Heidi Landis, LCAT, RDT-BCT, TEP.

This series will begin in January with a two-part foundational workshop, wherein participants will gain an understanding of how traumatic stress impacts childhood development, and how it can present in the classroom environment. Participants will also focus on trauma-informed teaching and learn strategies for supporting students at this time.

Teaching Artist Citywide Convening

As teaching artists, we know that the inequitable conditions we work under have only been amplified by the pandemic. We won’t be able to make a shift in city-wide culture and industry standards unless arts-education workers collectively demand change from our organizations and city government. The time to envision a city-wide campaign is now.

Legislative Briefing: Arts Are Essential in Our Schools

Join the NYC Arts in Education Roundtable for a convening of policymakers, cultural workers, and arts educators on the current realities and potential of arts education in NYC schools. Attendees will hear from teachers and leaders in the field of arts in education as well as gain new insights into policy recommendations to support equity in our schools.  We hope you will join us for this holistic look at why access to arts education and the arts is essential for NYC’s 1.1 million students.