This is a two-part (two-days, non-consecutive) summit. Dance Partners: please sign up for BOTH Part I on April 20, 2015 and Part II on April 29, 2015!
Are you interested in advocating for dance partners and dance instructors in CPS? Are you hoping to make connections with schools interested in bringing dance programming to their students?
Ingenuity's Dance Summit will explore how schools, teachers and community partners come together to identify and fill the most pressing dance needs in each school. Participate in a collaborative workshop series that utilizes Ingenuity’s Creative Schools data to explore school needs and dance gaps. Participants will review data in each area of the city as a springboard to strategically plan partnerships that meet school needs. The Institute Summit has four goals to support arts educators’ work in schools:
help identify the strengths and gaps in services for individual CPS schools and their geographic area share the gap analysis with invested stakeholders, and facilitate discussion between schools and dance partners on how to fill programming gaps highlight, through program demonstrations, current best practices between CPS schools and dance partners explore the elements of designing and implementing an exceptional dance education programs from concept to assessment
Part I of the Dance Summit is designed exclusively for theatre arts partners working within CPS.
Part II of the Dance Summit will match theatre arts partners with CPS administrators, principals, teachers, and arts liaisons seeking to increase, enhance, and enrich their theatre offerings.