Filed under: Interactive, Miscellaneous, Music | Tags: Career Fair, seattle center, Seattle Public Schools, See it. be it: Explore Your Future Career
See It. Be It: Explore Your Future Career is a unique opportunity for curious students in Seattle Public Schools to connect with a variety of professionals from a range of industries. The event is aimed at middle and high school students interested in exploring different career opportunities. Speakers range from members of the music and interactive industry, to sustainable construction managers. The big day is Saturday, November 19th, at the Seattle Center Northwest Rooms from 10am to 2pm, and will feature 50 speakers, lunch and prizes. For more information, including available transportation, contact Marilena at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Seattle Public Schools
Seattle Public Schools (SPS) Arts is gearing up to adopt the first district-wide music curriculum since 1997, and is looking for three community representatives to join the adoption committee. The goal is to appoint a committee representing a diverse group of individuals with a variety of skills, knowledge, experience, and working styles who will help SPS develop an enhanced K-5 general music instruction program. Parents, arts organization representatives and any community members with knowledge and/or experience in music instruction are encouraged to apply. The application deadline is January 6, 2011. For more information, be sure to visit the link above.
Filed under: Film, Music | Tags: arts and education, mayor mike mcginn, Seattle Public Schools, susan enfield
Last week, Mayor McGinn, Seattle Public Schools’ Susan Enfield and three students from various public schools in Seattle held a panel discussion about arts and education. The students were each allowed to ask one question of the Mayor and Enfield, and then the evening opened up for questions from the audience. The discussion was lively but lacked any concrete solutions to the many problems our schools are facing. If you weren’t able to attend, you can watch the whole thing below.
Filed under: Film, Music | Tags: arts education, mayor mike mcginn, Seattle Public Schools
City of Seattle
The sixth annual Arts in Education Forum is a student-directed community forum about creative learning and student success. A panel of Seattle students will lead a discussion with Mayor Mike McGinn and Seattle Public Schools’ Susan Enfield about how the arts engage, challenge and motivate young people. Bring your own questions for the panel of students and policymakers and learn more about how the city and Seattle Public Schools are partnering to help ensure arts learning can be a part of a basic education for all students. Continue the conversation over light refreshments at a post-forum reception. The panel will take place on Monday, November 8 from 6:30-7:30 pm at Seattle University. For more details, check out the link.