NEA Webinar

The National Endowment for the Arts will host a webinar featuring Rich Harwood on September 24, 2014 beginning at 3:00 PM EDT/ Noon PDT.  The webinar will include a discussion about how to engage local communities in arts education. Rich Harwood is the founder and president of the Harwood Institute for Public Innovation, a nonpartisan, independent nonprofit that helps people and organizations address community challenges, improve their own effectiveness, and strengthen communities.

 

The webinar is free and open to the public, but advanced registration is necessary.  To register go to https://events-na7.adobeconnect.com/content/connect/c1/1100909356/en/events/event/shared/1216039387/event_registration.html?sco-id=1432743866&_charset_=utf-8


The FYI Arts updates are written by Joan Platz, Research and Knowledge Director for the Ohio Alliance for Arts Education.  The purpose of FYI Arts is to keep arts education advocates informed about issues dealing with the arts, education, policy, research, and opportunities.  The distribution of this information is made possible through the generous support of the Ohio Music Education Association ( www.omea-ohio.org), Ohio Art Education Association ( www.oaea.org), Ohio Educational Theatre Association ( www.ohedta.org); OhioDance (www.ohiodance.org), and the Ohio Alliance for Arts Education ( www.oaae.net).

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About OAAE

Since our founding in 1974, by Dr. Dick Shoup and Jerry Tollifson, our mission has always been to ensure the arts are an integral part of the education of every Ohioan. Working at the local, state, and federal levels through the efforts of a highly qualified and elected Board of Directors, our members, and a professional staff we have four primary areas of focus: building collaborations, professional development, advocacy, and capacity building. The OAAE is funded in part for its day-to-day operation by the Ohio Arts Council. This support makes it possible for the OAAE to operate its office in Columbus and to work statewide to ensure the arts are an integral part of the education of every Ohioan. Support for arts education projects comes from the Ohio Arts Council, The John F. Kennedy Center, Ohio Music Education Association, Ohio Art Education Association, Ohio Educational Theatre Association, VSA Ohio, and OhioDance. The Community Arts Education programs of Central Ohio are financially assisted by the Franklin County Board of Commissioners and the Greater Columbus Arts Council. We gratefully acknowledge and appreciate the financial support received from each of these outstanding agencies and organizations.
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