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The Creative Advantage School Partnership Summer Institute

Seattle Art Museum (Downtown) 1300 First Ave. Seattle, WA 98101 August 20, 2015; 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Register Now! http://www.seattleartmuseum.org/visit/calendar/events?EventId=35411 We are excited to announce Gilda Sheppard as keynote speaker for the upcoming Creative Advantage School Partnership Summer Institute! This interactive one-day workshop invites participants to gain skills and knowledge applicable to their work […]

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Feature Focus: How the Creative Advantage Engages Students at Seattle World School

Seattle World School (SWS) is one of several Seattle Public Schools to launch an arts plan through The Creative Advantage, a city-wide partnership to reinvest in equitable arts education for all students. Funding from these efforts allows SWS and other activated Creative Advantage schools to partner with local arts organizations like Spectrum Dance Theatre and […]

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Arts education focus: investment in the field

“Change, true change, is a collective tidal wave made of many voices and multiple approaches.” Excerpted from Justice in Education. Community Arts Partner Roster is growing This year the Creative Advantage Community Arts Partner Roster added 25 more teaching artists and organizations to our list growing list which encompasses 77 Seattle artists and arts organizations. […]

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Opportunities for Teaching Artists

The Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) is committed to providing opportunities that promote arts education in Seattle. ARTS’s latest endeavor, The Creative Advantage, will support teaching artists and arts and culture organizations in their partnerships with Seattle Public Schools (SPS) via professional development, evaluation, and the community arts partner roster. In addition to The […]

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A Vision for 2014

From increased investments in arts education and cultural space, to celebrating the 40th anniversary of our 1% for Art program, to welcoming Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute into the Office, 2013 was a dramatic year of growth and development and we look forward to an even more exciting 2014. In our expanded area of youth […]

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Save the Date for the Creative Advantage Roster

The application for the Creative Advantage community arts partner roster will launch Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. Teaching artists and community arts and culture organizations can apply to be listed as a provider of school-based residencies and trainings for Seattle Public school teachers on integrated arts strategies. Technical assistance workshops will be provided for all interested […]

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Creative Advantage talks to Ballard HS Video Production Program – Part 2

Incredible learning is taking place in the Ballard High School Video Production Program! The award-winning program, which started in 2001, has given opportunities to the students involved to show their work at film festivals and conferences, and regularly gain admission into competitive, prestigious colleges. To learn more, check out their blog. In part 1, we […]

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Creative Advantage talks to Ballard HS Video Production Program – Part 1

 Exploring Arts Education Deeper: Ballard HS Video Production Program Incredible learning is taking place in the Ballard High School Video Production Program, and we recently got the chance to speak over phone with some of the students in the program. The award-winning program, which started in 2001, has given opportunities to the students involved to […]

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Creative Advantage Update

Earlier this fall, the Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) provided two community partner meetings on the Creative Advantage to share updates and seek input from teaching artists and arts organizations on further developments for this work. Since that time, there have been a number of developments. A few key items are expanded upon in this update. Please stay tuned for more!

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Seattle Public School Board candidates weigh in on arts education

How will your new School Board members support the arts? Find out before you cast your vote! Providing equitable access to arts learning is one of the strategies included in the five-year Seattle Public Schools Strategic Plan. We know the arts are not provided equally to all students now, and the Creative Advantage K-12 arts […]

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