Friday, June 12, 2009

Webposium for Teaching Artists
Friday, June 19, 2009, 10:00-11:30AM (PST)  1:00-2:30PM (EST)
Join us online for a discussion about the evolving issues in the Teaching Artist
profession. The event will be streamed live and viewers will be able to join in the
Q and A at the end of the session.
Artists in Classrooms: What Is the Role of the Teaching Artist?What is the role of
the teaching artist in public education? How can schools maximize a partnership with
an outside artist? What is the artist role in the classroom, in the art room, in
the school? How can artists help build a culture in a school where creativity,
innovation, and imagination are at the core of teaching and learning?
Panelists include:
Nick Rabkin, Lead Researcher, Teaching Artist Research Project, NORC at the
University of Chicago
Lisa Fitzhugh, Founder, Former Executive Director, Arts Corps
Sarah Johnson, Director, Weill Music Institute, Carnegie Hall
Naho Shioya, Teaching Artist
Moderator:Russell Granet, Founder, Arts Education Resource
Register Now! Registration ends June 18th at 5 p.m.
The Dana Foundation is a private, philanthropic organization with principle interests
in brain science, immunology and arts education. For more information about the Dana
Foundation, please visit

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