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New funding opportunity: Work-Readiness Arts Program

The Work-Readiness Arts Program, in collaboration with the Seattle Youth Violence Prevention Initiative (SYVPI), is accepting proposals from arts, cultural and community organizations interested in providing out-of-school programming that links arts learning and work experiences for Seattle youth ages 14 to 18. Selected projects will serve between eight and 15… [ Keep reading ]

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… [ Keep reading ]

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… [ Keep reading ]

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.,… [ Keep reading ]

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…. [ Keep reading ]

Applications open for Roster of Teaching Artists

We’re partnering with the Washington State Arts Commission (WSAC) on their Roster of Teaching Artists. Applications for the roster are now open with a deadline of June 11. The roster identifies and promotes experienced teaching artists in all disciplines who are qualified to work in K-12 public schools in Washington… [ Keep reading ]

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… [ Keep reading ]

Watch the video of the 2012 Arts Education Forum

Nearly 200 people attended  the 2012 Arts Education Forum last week at Seattle University’s Pigott Auditorium.  Missed it? You can still hear Mayor Mike McGinn, Seattle Public Schools Director of Curriculum and Instructional Support Wendy London, and a panel of students speak about arts learning, our Arts Education Partnership with the school district, and creating… [ Keep reading ]

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… [ Keep reading ]

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… [ Keep reading ]