Presentation on theme: "Welcome to Arts Education in the Age of High Stakes Testing Rick Pressler, Director of School Services New Jersey Charter Schools Association."— Presentation transcript:
Welcome to Arts Education in the Age of High Stakes Testing Rick Pressler, Director of School Services New Jersey Charter Schools Association
Our Panelists… Mary M. Reece, Ed. D. Director of Special Projects, NJ Principals & Supervisors Association, Foundation for Educational Administration James Manno Vice-Principal, Performing Arts & TV, Newark Arts High School Kim Garcia Principal, Vineland Public Charter School Jenifer Simon, M.A. Director, NJ Programs, Partnerships & The Artist/Teacher Institute, Arts Horizons
For today… Explore how high stakes testing has affected the educational climate in general, and arts education in particular. Consider what the research tells us about the impact of the arts in schools. Discuss successful strategies for maintaining the quality of, and level of support for, arts education programs in public schools. Discuss how to disseminate best practices in arts education advocacy, programming, and planning.
Our Format… 1.Opening statements from panelists. 2.Moderated questions and discussion. 3.Questions and comments from all.
Resources Arts Edication Census Arts Edication Census NJ Core Curriculum Content Standards NJ Core Curriculum Content Standards NJ Arts Education Partnership NJ Arts Education Partnership NJ Art Pride NJ Art Pride Discover Jersey Arts Discover Jersey Arts Arts Impact Arts Impact Artist/Teacher Institute Artist/Teacher Institute
NJCSA Arts Partners THE NEW JERSEY WRITER’S PROJECT Artists In Education Consortium Folk Arts