November 2015



DC Arts and Humanities Education Collaborative

November Key Communicator Newsletter 



Dear Key Communicators,


The DC Collaborative team wishes you a Happy Thanksgiving! We are thankful for the inspiring education programming in the arts and humanities that is taking place city-wide and positively impacting the education of our students. Most of all, we are thankful for the educators who work within their schools to ensure that students have access to these opportunities.


Before you go on holiday break there are some opportunities for you and your students.


This edition of the Key Communicator Newsletter contains: 

All best,

The DC Collaborative Team

Arts for Every Student Experience Surveys
Win a Gift Card to Plaza Art Supplies!

As part of the commitment to the growth and improvement of our programs, the DC Collaborative is collecting feedback on our Arts for Every Student (AFES) field-trips through a brief online survey. We want to make sure that we are providing events of the highest quality and ensuring smooth logistics for the AFES learning experiences we provide to your school. 

All schools that complete 100% of their Fall AFES Experience Surveys will be entered to win a gift card to Plaza Art Supplies.

Please fill out one survey per experience.
DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities
Celebrate the Creative Spark!
Schools should apply by December 18 for a Workshop 

The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (DCCAH) will offer arts workshops as part of a month-long celebration of the arts during National Arts in Education Month in March 2016.

These workshops will take place in DC Public and Public Charter Schools across all eight wards of the city, and will reflect the process-driven activities done in arts classrooms that build the creative skills of students.

Interested schools should apply by December 18!
For more information contact
Eastern HS Students at one of last year's Celebrate the Creative Spark! workshops.
Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim 
Inspirational Teacher Awards 
Apply by December 13!

The link for more information and to submit a nomination is here.

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AFES Experience Survey

Help us to improve our programs and be entered to win a gift card for Plaza Art Supplies!


Take the AFES Experience Survey Here.

Please fill out one per event!


Media Update

The DC Collaborative Media Release  will need to be distributed with all permission slips for field trips and for in-school residencies.


Please contact: if you have any questions.