Members of this committee have the opportunity to participate in this forum for ideas, professional development, dialogue and exchange with other Palm Beach County cultural educators.
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Here you’ll find announcements from the Cultural Council’s Education Department along with news from the arts education community.
Cultural Council of Palm Beach CountyMarch 20, 2017
The Cultural Council will soon launch a newly revamped Cultural Camp Guide for 2017. Make sure that your organization’s camps are listed!
PBS Art BeatMarch 16, 2017
President Donald Trump’s proposed budget, which was released Thursday, eliminates funding for 19 agencies, including for cultural groups like the National Endowment for the Arts. Congress has final approval of the president’s request.
The NEA supports arts groups across the country, including major institutions in big cities, like Carnegie Hall or the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. But it would also mean the end of grants for dance, opera, writing, film, theater and other arts organizations in every state in the country — many of them smaller groups in rural communities.
NPR EdFebruary 9, 2017
Two young men who took very different paths and who both find themselves chasing ambitions and dreams in the arts, in New York City. Both are banking on their talent. But they’re also pursuing high-priced educational programs to refine that talent.
TED-EdFebruary 7, 2017
The New YorkerJanuary 9, 2017
The DreamYard Project has a patriotic attachment to the Bronx. Two young actors, Jason Duchin and Tim Lord, founded it, twenty-one years ago, to teach public-school kids in grades K through twelve by using the arts. The idea was to recruit teachers from among working artists of Duchin’s and Lord’s acquaintance in New York and match them with schools whose funding for arts education had been cut. Through a few changes, that has been DreamYard’s basic mission from the start. For some years, the teaching program was in several boroughs, but today it’s only in the Bronx, where DreamYard-sponsored artists in forty-five schools teach about ten thousand students.
WBUR - EdifyDecember 16, 2016
Many education leaders lament the current state of American high schools and say we need to redesign them to do better at teaching creativity, design thinking, forming and defending ideas, collaboration and effective communication, and STEM skills. But there’s a school in Boston that’s already doing all that right now: Boston Arts Academy. Read more »
CEdC Meeting Schedule
Monthly CEdC meetings are open to all educators, education advocates and professionals regardless of Cultural Council membership.
We meet on a monthly basis between October and May. Calendar and schedule are subject to change.
The Arts and Technology
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