Day of Learning: Working with Students with Disabilities and Annual Meeting

Date: Monday, June 26, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (Mini-Conference) / 4:00 - 6:00 PM (Annual Meeting)
Location: Carnegie Hall, Resnick Education Wing (154 West 57th Street)

Day of Learning for Arts Educators:
Working with Students with Disabilities

followed by
The Roundtable’s Annual Meeting

Hosted by The Weill Music Institute at Carnegie Hall 


  • 9:30 AM:  Registration / Breakfast and Networking
  • 10:00 AM:  Welcome
  • 10:05 AM:  Opening Remarks
  • 10:10 AM:  Keynote: “The School the Arts Built” Weill Music Room by Ronnie Shuster
  • 10:40 AM:  Breakout Session I
    Workshop A: “Liberation Pedagogy: A Music and Social Studies Collaboration Adapted for Students on the Autism Spectrum”
    Workshop B: “Art Matters: How We Empower and Engage Students with Disabilities through the Visual Arts “
    Workshop C: “Guiding Brilliant Arts Practice in the Classroom:  How Teaching Dance to Blind Students Applies to All Abilities”
  • 12:00 PM:   Lunch / Videos of Best Practices Weill Music Room
  • 12:55 PM:  Breakout Session II (same as above)
  • 2:20 PM:  Buttonhole Session
    “Buttonholes” are 15-minute, small group consultations between experts and conference attendees.
  • 3:30 PM:  Wrap-up and Reflection Weill Music Room
  • 3:45 PM:  Break
  • 4:00 PM:  Culminating Keynote Address: “Education Is A Lifelong Pursuit” by Gregg Mozgala
  • 4:30 PM:  Annual Meeting
  • 4:45 PM:  Annual Meeting Reception


About the Day of Learning

Keynote Speaker:  Ronnie Shuster
Former Principal of P94M, The SPECTRUM School

Our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion continues with a Day of Learning focusing on working with students with special needs. This full-day conference will bring together artists and arts educators; school teachers, administrators, and support staff such as therapists, disability activists, and more to share proven strategies that the participants can add to their “tool box.” The day will consist of speakers who bring a national outlook, to mining the wisdom and expertise among the group. Hands-on workshops will focus on a variety of art forms and ability issues, inclusive of mobility, social, emotional, vision, and hearing.  To learn more, view our Day of Learning Program.

Roundtable Members: $35 / Non-members: $75
Limit 7 tickets per organization.
Light breakfast and lunch are provided.

Resources from the Day of Learning:

About the Annual Meeting

Keynote Speaker:  Gregg Mozgala
Actor, MTC’s production of “Cost of Living”

Our Annual Meeting will immediately follow this Day of Learning, as our last event of the 2016-2017 season. We’ll reflect on and celebrate all the work achieved this year and look ahead to the Roundtable’s 25th anniversary next season!

Free and open to all Roundtable members.
End-of-the year reception to follow the meeting.

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