9:00 A.M. TO 9:15 A.M.
CONVERSATION WITH FORD FOUNDATION PRESIDENT DARREN WALKER
9:15 A.M. TO 10:00 A.M.
DANCE EDUCATION FOR EVERY CHILD!
DANCE EDUCATION IN EVERY SCHOOL!
10:15 A.M. TO 12:15 P.M.
This session takes as it staring point the new documentary PS Dance! as way into creating a future where dance education is available for every child and in every school. Curated by dance educator and advocate Jody Gottfried Arnhold, it brings together the voices behind PS Dance! and future educators committed to realizing universal dance education. Participants will discuss approaches to "increasing arts education and cultural activities in the schools of [each] city school district,” which is included as one mandate for cultural planning for the City of New York recently required by the New York City Council. They will also discuss developments and opportunities at the Department of Education to expand arts instruction, and recommendations from Dance/NYC’s new report, Discovering Disability, to enhance instruction for disabled students.
Screening of PS Dance! Dance Education Documentary
10:15 a.m. to 11:10 a.m.
Discussion 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Jody Gottfried Arnhold (moderator), Dance Educator and Advocate, Executive Producer PS Dance!
Patricia Dye, Teacher, PS Dance!
Joan Finkelstein, Dance Education Consultant, PS Dance!
Ana Fragoso, PS Dance!; Director of Dance, NYC Department of Education
Catherine Gallant, Teacher, PS Dance!
Michael Kerr, Teacher, PS Dance!
Michelle Mantione, Arnhold Graduate Dance Education Program, Hunter College
Nel Shelby, Producer and Director, PS Dance!
Ani Udovicki Teacher, PS Dance!
A Conversation with Misty Copeland and Virginia Johnson
12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
DANCE AND NEW MEDIA FOUNDATION
HELPING ARTISTS AND ORGANIZATIONS REACH THEIR AUDIENCE
Dance and New Media Foundation support by USTREAM an IBM Company, Kaltura, Andrew W Mellon Foundation, and John and Jody Arnhold