Date: Thursday, January 23, 2020
Time: 4pm - 6pm
Location: P.S. 79 Horan School, 55 E 120th St, New York, NY 10035
The NYCDOE and early childhood partners, The Dance Education Laboratory at the 92nd Street Y, The New Victory Theater, Studio in A School, and the Third Street Music School Settlement, will share lessons learned about research and its impact on professional learning. Over the course of three years, this collaboration of partners has provided early childhood professional learning called Create utilizing research to inform the professional learning model and the delivery of coaching to Pre-K sites. Teams will also discuss the research impact on teaching artist practice, organization capacity and in shaping quality professional learning.
Presenters will include:
- Paul King – NYC Department of Education, Office of Arts & Special Projects
- Sam Kearney – NYC Department of Education, Division of Early Childhood Learning
- Lauren Bloom and Nancy Morgan – Third Street Music School Settlement
- Courtney Boddie and Christopher Totten – The New Victory Theater
- Tom Cahill and Judith Foster – Studio in a School
- Jody Arnhold and John-Mario Sevilla – The Dance Education Laboratory at the 92nd Street Y
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Space is limited. In the case that the event sells out, interested attendees may continue to register and will be added to a waitlist pending availability.
About Partnering Organizations
The Dance Education Laboratory at the 92nd Street Y: The Dance Education Laboratory is a professional development program for all educators and artists interested in developing their dance education curricula.
The New Victory Theater: In 1995, The New 42nd Street launched the revitalization of 42nd Street by creating The New Victory Theater, New York City’s first and only nonprofit performing arts venue for kids and families. The New Victory showcases artistic disciplines and traditions from a multitude of cultures because audiences of all ages deserve theatrical stories and experiences that spark the imagination and broaden our understanding of the world and our place in it. Explore below to learn more about our work!
Studio in A School: Studio in a School fosters the creative and intellectual development of New York City youth through quality visual arts programs, directed by arts professionals. The organization also collaborates with and develops the ability of those who provide or support arts programming and creative development for youth both in and outside of schools. Studio in a School serves young people by integrating the visual arts into teaching and learning, and provides professional development for artists and teachers.
Third Street Music School Settlement: Third Street Music School Settlement is the nation’s longest-running community music school, offering students of all ages and abilities the opportunity to become the best musicians, dancers, singers and composers that they can be. With a mission to provide access to high-quality music education to all people, no matter their financial situation, Third Street is a music school for everyone. Whether your instrument is piano, violin, flute or even your own voice, you have a place in Third Street’s welcoming, supportive community. Meet us today and change your life with music!
About NYC Pre-K Create
Focus: Provide leaders and teachers with strategies to incorporate the visual arts, dance, theater, and music into instruction to provide opportunities for children to explore new concepts, express themselves, and make connections across learning domains.