Preparing Students with Disabilities for Careers in the Arts: Approaches for Arts Educators

Date: 
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 15:00
Webinar

Join the National Endowment for the Arts and Art Beyond Sight on October 17, 2019, from 3:00 – 4:15 p.m. ET, for the third in a series of six webinars promoting careers in the arts for people with disabilities. This webinar series is part of a toolkit designed to help expand employment and career development opportunities for disabled people as artists and cultural workers, which will be launched later this year.

This webinar, "Preparing Students with Disabilities for Careers in the Arts: Approaches for Arts Educators," will explore how arts educators and educational institutions can enhance disability inclusion in their schools or education centers, and empower students with disabilities to pursue careers in the arts.

Live captioning will be provided.

Speakers:

Host: Talleri McRae, Access, Inclusion and Education Consultant

Jonathan Herman, Chief Executive Officer, National Guild for Community Arts Education

Shandra Benito, Executive Director, Art Access

Amanda McFee, Arts Education Coordinator, Office of the Arts, District 75 Citywide Programs

Zazel-Chavah O'Garra, Artistic Director, ZCO / DANCE PROJECT