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The Creative Advantage Community Arts Partner Roster Application Opens

Applications to be included in The Creative Advantage Community Arts Partner Roster are now open through March 7. Information Session: The Creative Advantage Roster Application Information SessionThursday, February 17, 2022 4pm on ZoomFree with RegistrationRegister here What is The Community Arts Partner Roster? The Creative Advantage Community Arts Partner Roster is… [ Keep reading ]

The Creative Advantage Welcomes Gabriel-Bello Díaz, the New Seattle Public Schools Creative Advantage Project Manager

Written by Tina LaPadula The Creative Advantage implementation team is thrilled to have Gabriel as part of our initiative to establish equitable access to arts education for every student in Seattle Public Schools (SPS). Gabriel joins forces with visual and performing arts leaders Gail Sehlhorst and Pam Iveciz at Seattle Public Schools as well as Seattle Office of Arts… [ Keep reading ]

Creative Advantage ALL ACCESS Arts Stream is Back By Popular Demand!

Registration is now open for the fall session which, kicks off in mid-October! Creative Advantage ALL ACCESS Arts Stream (CAAAAS) offers online synchronous arts classes for young people. Created in collaboration between Parks and Recreation, Office of Arts & Culture, Seattle Public Schools, and Creative Advantage Arts Partners, this program started as a pandemic pilot in December 2020 and grew into classes last spring. We had such a positive… [ Keep reading ]

Reflections on The Creative Advantage 2021 VIRTUAL Summer Institute

by Tina LaPadula, Arts Education Manager, Seattle Office of Arts & Culture The transition “back to school” for The Creative Advantage arts education community kicked off at the Virtual Summer Institute on August 19, 2021. Traditionally hosted by the Seattle Art Museum at their downtown location, this year’s version was… [ Keep reading ]

Celebrating Audrey Querns, The Creative Advantage Project Manager

After nine years of work with the Seattle Public School’s arts plan and The Creative Advantage, Audrey Querns is transitioning from her role as The Creative Advantage Project Manager to a new exciting Seattle Public Schools (SPS) project. Audrey will join Assistant Deputy Superintendents Carri Campbell and Sarah Pritchett as… [ Keep reading ]

Register now for March April online arts classes

Classes are FREE but advance registration is required. Enrollment begins February 16th Building on our successful December 2020 pilot program with Seattle Parks & Recreation, The Creative Advantage is expanding the Creative Advantage ALL ACCESS Arts Stream (CAAAAS). This March we’re offering FREE, high-quality, accessible, *synchronous* out of school time arts classes for young people. This collaboration maximizes the community arts education power of the City’s Parks and ARTS offices, Seattle Public… [ Keep reading ]

Art Kits for Seattle Public School Students

While in a remote learning setting, Seattle Public Schools (SPS) and partners across the city have been persistent in getting art supplies to schools and students. SPS and The Creative Advantage led a massive effort to ensure students have the art materials they need. SPS has worked with many partners to make this… [ Keep reading ]

How arts education made an impact at two alternative high schools serving BIPOC unstably housed youth in Southeast Seattle 2018-2020

In The CYD Secondary Arts Project, a two year pilot program, Seattle Public Schools and The Creative Advantage specifically designed arts programming to reach and engage high school communities who were unstably housed or unsheltered. In 2018, ARTS received funding through the Human Services Department (and the endorsement of the Mayor’s Innovation Team) to provide high quality and culturally-relevant arts to chronicle the… [ Keep reading ]

The Creative Advantage All Access Arts Streaming December Workshops

The Creative Advantage has been hard at work this Fall exploring ways to ensure students can still access arts learning from community partners despite limited online school schedules. Intentionally blurring the lines between ‘in-school’ and ‘out-of-school’ time, we present Creative Advantage ALL ACCESS Arts Stream (CAAAAS): high-quality, accessible, family-friendly, *synchronous* arts education in the after-school space. This… [ Keep reading ]

Reflections + Take Aways – Creative Expression to Build Social Emotional Learning

by Tina LaPadula The Creative Advantage hosted virtual professional learning for teachers and arts partners led by Art with Heart (AwH). Here are some reflections from facilitator Chelsey Thornton, Senior Operations Manager, AwH. You know you had an excellent time training when attendees send pictures of their cats inspecting the… [ Keep reading ]