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Revised about STEAM
Returning to NYC: So, What's New?!
Can we get beyond our "fraying patchwork of programs, grants and donations"?

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Revised about STEAM

Let’s think of our students as luthiers and coders, learning to infuse technology with aesthetics, and science with art.  Soon there will be a STEAM Assembly taking on the questions of how and whether to deliberately integrate the arts into science, technology, engineering and math courses. Register here: Keynote Assembly

Long ago, humans learned to make tools from sticks in order to reach the cashews, like Figaro the Cockatoo.  Like Figaro, we enjoy thinking “outside of the cage.

Returning to NYC: So, What's New?!

2012 is playing out as the 'year of clear'. I'm happy to announce that I've moved back to the Northeast; the New York City region, to be exact, as of October 1. I'm building my consulting business, increasing my client base and living closer to dear family and friends. So, New York, what's up? What's new?!!
After 9/11, I felt I had to try someplace new.  I said my good-byes and moved to Southern California and I thought I would never return. 
But then the light changed.

Can we get beyond our "fraying patchwork of programs, grants and donations"?

-- this blog was originlly posted on November 20, 2011 on the California Alliance for Arts Education website athttp://www.artsed411.org/local_advocacy_coalitions/encinitas
 
 
Dear Encinitas Arts Education Leaders,

In the past two weeks I've had meetings with a few of the remarkable arts and education leaders here and will be sharing more with you at our November 30 meeting at City Hall. I must say, in these discussions I was reminded of the sobering truth regarding arts education in Encinitas, and of the state of arts education in California overall.