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.


Bookmark this page for the latest arts education news from the Cultural Council and our local community partners. And sign up below to receive the CEdC email newsletter:


Bulletin Board

Here you’ll find announcements from the Cultural Council’s Education Department along with news from the arts education community.

“The Arts: Activating Communities” Lecture and Workshop Series by Doug Borwick

Cultural Council of Palm Beach County

November 23, 2016

January 13 and 14: Save the date for this important lecture and workshop series presented by the Center for Creative Education, West Palm Beach CRA and the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County. For detailed information and registration, go to

Read More »

Arts Education On the Ballot Locally in Colorado, California, and Florida

Americans for the Arts

November 15, 2016

Mixed Results for Arts Education Friendly Measures: On Tuesday, November 8, voters in California, Colorado, and Florida cast ballots in favor or against measures to improve access to and support for arts education. Read more information below on the results.

Read More »

Kravis Center Education Brochure

Kravis Center 2016-2017 Education Brochure available online

Kravis Center for the Performing Arts

October 1, 2016

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts and the Palm Beach County School District are members of the Partners in Education program of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Selected because of their demonstrated commitment to the improvement of education in and through the arts, the partnership team participates in collaborative efforts to make the arts integral to education. Student programs and professional development for teachers are available.

Read More »

The Art of the Science Learning

Arts-Based Learning Leads to Improvements in Creative Thinking Skills, Collaborative Behaviors and Innovation Outcomes

The Art of Science Learning

September 23, 2016

For thousands of years, the arts have played a central role in human learning. In recent decades, the central role of creativity, collaboration, communication and empathy in STEM innovation and workforce development has become widely recognized and accepted. But research into the impact of arts-based learning on STEM innovation has been very limited.

Read More »

How to Create Gender Equality in the Arts, According to Four Female Museum Directors


September 22, 2016

Earlier this week, four female museum directors gazed up at an image of a woman sporting the all-caps slogan “The Future is Female.” They were gathered to discuss the dearth of women in art-world leadership roles—and what it takes to get there. “I hope that the future is female—at least balanced female, male, and they,” mused Anne Pasternak, who recently became the first female director of the Brooklyn Museum. “But we have a long way to go, very clearly.”

Read More »

Arts Educators Meet with U.S. Secretary of Education

Americans for the Arts

September 20, 2016

Since his appointment in 2015, U.S. Secretary of Education, John King, has invited educators from around the country to join him for tea to discuss timely and relevant topics facing the American education system. On August 30, 2016, fourteen arts educators joined the Secretary at the U.S. Department of Education for tea and a conversation on the opportunities for the arts in the new Every Student Succeeds Act.

Read More »

2017–2018 Art & Culture Educational Guide2017–2018 Art & Culture Educational Guide

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.

Download the schedule »

Connecting the Dots: Creative Partnerships with Early Learners

February 23

1:30 p.m.
Location: Cultural Council of Palm Beach County

Presenter: Nancy Brown
Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education, College of Education; Peter and Nona Gordon Professor, Karen Slattery Educational Research Center for Child Development and Associate Professor in the College of Medicine, Florida Atlantic University


The Arts within K-12: Innovative Methods and Brainstorming Session

March 14

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Location: Cultural Council of Palm Beach County

Presenter: Tiffany Williams
Principal, SAIL High School, Leon County School Board


Making Connections: Saving the World Through Cultural Programming

April 20

1:30 p.m.
Location: FAU Pine Jog Environmental Education Center

Presenter: Anne Henderson
Director of Education, FAU Pine Jog Environmental Education Center


The Arts and Technology

May 18

1:30 p.m.
Location: Cultural Council

Presenter: Dr. Luke Kahlich
Retired Professor and Chair Emeritus, Temple University-Boyer College of Music and Dance; Former Director – NDEO/Temple Center for Research in Dance Education; Co-Editor Dance Series, Cambria Press and Fulbright Specialist Roster



For questions or feedback, please contact Ericka Squire, Manager of Arts and Cultural Education | | (561) 472-3347