Endorsed by Curators:
Spend a morning with arts education colleagues from around the statelearning about the practical applications of the National Core Arts Standards (NCAS). The RI Department of Education has officially endorsed the NCAS as Rhode Island's new arts standards.NCAS replaces the current Rhode Island Fine Arts Grade Span Expectations. Local education agencies should begin nowto align curriculum to these standards and plan to fully implement NCAS aligned curriculum beginning in the 2019-2020 school year.
Event sponsored by the RI Arts Learning Network.Free, but REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
8:30 Check in and refreshments
9:00 Introductory remarks, Carol Blanchette, Chief for Teaching and Learning, RI Department of Education
9:30 Participatory Workshops by arts discipline (facilitated by the RI professional arts educator associations)
11:30 Panel discussion w Q and A
Special guest panelists:
Dennis Inhulsen, Chief Learning Officer, National Art Education Association
David Neves, Eastern Division Past President, National Association for Music Education
Susan McGreevy Nichols, CEO, National Dance Education Organization
Contact your professional arts education association for more information on event content, or for registration questions contactSherilyn Brown 222-6994 or firstname.lastname@example.org September 4th or Martha Lavieri at email@example.com 725-0247from September 5thto September 16th.