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Tag: Arts Education Partnership

Want to join our team?

The Office of Arts & Culture currently has two positions open. We’re seeking an administrative specialist to provide a full range of administrative support to the director, support the Seattle Arts Commission including all committees, and to assist in providing general administrative services to the department. Position closes 4 p.m., Tuesday, July[More]

Mayor announces $500k investment in arts education

Good news! Today Mayor Mike McGinn announced that the city of Seattle will deepen their partnership with Seattle Public Schools (SPS) to invest in arts education. Investment dollars will ensure that every student in the Central Pathway of Seattle Public Schools receives a minimum of two hours per week of arts education[More]

Message from the director: Ringing in 2013

Randy Engstrom As our office begins the new year, we are excited about our work plan for 2013. In October we launched a survey for all of our constituents. With more than 600 responses, our areas of focus were clearly defined. One of the top issues was a desire for an[More]

Help shape K-12 arts plan at community meetings beginning March 13

Help shape a K-12 visual and performing arts plan for Seattle Public Schools! The school district, the Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs and community arts organizations are partnering to create an arts plan focused on increasing quality arts education access for all K-12 students. To get input from the community,[More]

Help shape K-12 arts plan at community meetings in March

Seattle Public Schools is partnering with the Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs and community arts organizations to create a comprehensive arts plan focused on increasing quality arts education access for all K-12 students. To help shape the visual and performing arts plan, the city and district are hosting a series of[More]

Join in discussion about arts learning at forum, Feb.16

Don't forget! Join Mayor Mike McGinn, Seattle Public Schools Interim Superintendent Susan Enfield and youth for a panel discussion and community forum about arts education, creative learning and student success. The 2012 Arts Education Forum is tomorrow, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Feb. 16, at Seattle University’s Pigott Auditorium. The forum is[More]

Three ways to contribute to school district K-12 arts plan

Parents, teachers, artists, arts education supporters: make your voice known. Seattle Public Schools has partnered with the Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs and community arts organizations to create a comprehensive arts plan focused on increasing quality arts education access for all K-12 students.  A vital part of this 18-month planning period[More]

Join mayor, superintendent and youth in discussion about arts learning, Feb. 16

You are invited to join Mayor Mike McGinn, Seattle Public Schools Interim Superintendent Susan Enfield and youth for a lively panel discussion and community forum about arts education, creative learning and student success. The 2012 Arts Education Forum is 6:30 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 16, at Seattle University's Pigott Auditorium. Bring[More]

School district is seeking communications specialist for arts plan

Seattle Public Schools is seeking proposals for communications consulting services for the development of a comprehensive K-12 Visual and Performing Arts Plan, funded by The Wallace Foundation. The district is seeking an experienced and knowledgeable individual or firm for the project. The consultant will provide communication services that ensure the planning process[More]

KUOW reports on arts education in Seattle Public Schools

KUOW’s “Weekday” show aired a discussion today on arts education in Seattle schools. Listen to the show here. Leading the discussion are Carri Campbell, visual and performing arts manager of Seattle Public Schools; Sandra Jackson–Dumont, chair of the Arts Education Committee of the Seattle Arts Commission and deputy director for education and[More]