Music educator workshop at Carnegie Hall

Music educator workshop at Carnegie Hall

K–12 educators from across the country convene in New York City each summer to expand the impact and breadth of their work with young musicians. Two distinct one-week workshops focus on how shifts in day-to-day teaching practices can reinvigorate students’ creativity and musicianship. Music educators also invest in their own artistry through creative activities and music-making in ensembles.

A Film Festival Featuring Students in Special Education

A Film Festival Featuring Students in Special Education

The Film Festival from MARS aims to promote filmmaking as a vehicle for meeting the educational, emotional, social and developmental needs of students. Engaging children in filmmaking lets them create culture, information and entertainment so their perspectives and talents can be celebrated!

LA Opera Professional Development Opportunities

LA Opera Professional Development Opportunities

Teachers are invited to explore what LA Opera Education has to offer.Their high-quality, award-winning Professional Development programs provide an introduction to opera and entertaining ways to connect your curriculum to the operas in our season. Come hear opera recitals while developing tools for the classroom and earning salary points.

NYC DoE Theater Teacher Professional Development

NYC DoE Theater Teacher Professional Development

Enhance your theater teaching direction, and production as well as learn how to better engage students in the process of theater. Back by popular demand, participate in a professional development for non-theater licensed teachers who seek more direct developmental training to better produce a show and/or incorporate more theater in your classes and school program. Join us for an innovative, inspiring and quite pragmatic series featuring two days of workshops and sessions professional theater companies.

Strategies from the ETA Culturally Inclusive Arts Education Workshop

Strategies from the ETA Culturally Inclusive Arts Education Workshop

On January 24, 2017 Exploring the Arts held a workshop on Culturally Inclusive Arts Education for teachers and administrators in our Partner School Network. Cultural strategist, Keonna Hendrick lead participants to consider new practices and attitudes for developing stronger relationships with diverse learners, artists and artworks, while improving cultural competency skills for multicultural art education.

Notes from the ETA Music Teacher Work Session

Notes from the ETA Music Teacher Work Session

On February 13, 2017 Exploring the Arts held a Peer Work Session for music teachers in our Partner School Network. A diverse group of teachers gathered to discuss best practices in the music classroom. Here is the notes from that session...

Teaching Living Cultures Program of the Caribbean Cultural Center

Teaching Living Cultures Program of the Caribbean Cultural Center

Teaching Living Cultures (TLC) is a PreK-12 arts education program of the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute in Harlem that immerses students in the music, dance, theater, moving image, and the visual arts of the African Diaspora. Beyond providing high caliber arts-based educational programs that meet NY State Common Core Standards, TLC addresses the crisis of disengagement and exclusion amongst Black and Latino youth. 

NEA LEARNING & LEADERSHIP GRANTS FOR TEACHERS

NEA LEARNING & LEADERSHIP GRANTS FOR TEACHERS

The National Education Association Foundation's Learning & Leadership Grants support NEA members who are public school teachers, public education support professionals, and/or faculty and staff in public institutions of higher education for one of the following two purposes...