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Tag: K-12 arts plan

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 programming, as well […]


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 increased concentration on arts […]


Office of Film + Music happy hour to feature K-12 arts plan

Learn how Seattle Public Schools (SPS) will pursue music as one of two disciplines in developing a comprehensive K-12 arts plan at the Office of Film + Music’s happy hour, 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 29 at Spitfire Grill, 2219 Fourth Ave. SPS Visual and Performing Arts Manager Carri Campbell and Planning Project Manager Audrey […]


Hear about progress of Seattle Public Schools K-12 arts plan, Sept. 27

The Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs, Seattle Public Schools (SPS) and local education and cultural partners will host a mid-point meeting on the progress of the Seattle K-12 Arts Learning Collaborative to create a comprehensive, district-wide K-12 arts plan. Join us for an informative, interactive evening, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 27, at City […]


Seattle Public Schools releases report from arts education meetings

Earlier this year, Seattle Public Schools (SPS) partnered with the Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs and arts organizations to host several citywide focus groups to capture the perspectives and desires of community members and students on arts education. SPS has released a report with the findings from these meetings. Download the report here. The […]


Celebrating Arts Education Month

      May is Arts Education Month in Washington state. Together with ArtsEd Washington, we invite you to join the statewide campaign celebrating and promoting arts education. Read Mayor Mike McGinn’s proclamation in support of Arts Education Month. And check out ArtsEd Washington’s suggestions on how you can get involved and their Arts Education […]


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, the city and […]

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