2018 AATE National Conference: Rise Up!
August 1-5, 2018 | Minneapolis, MN
This year our conference will celebrate the work and the future possibilities of the AATE community with two reflective pre-conference opportunities, dynamic keynote speakers,
Master Classes facilitated by artists and change-makers from across the field, and
Sessions by presenters from across the county suited for a variety of arts educators, including Pre-K - 8, High School, College/University/Research, Advocacy, Applied Theatre, Playwriting, Professional Theatre, and Youth Theatre.
VSA Intersections: Arts and Special Education Conference
August 7-8, 2018 | Atlanta, GA
This conference brings together educators, administrators, researchers, teaching artists, and more to build new skills, transfer knowledge, network and ultimately shape practices-improving educational experiences for students with disabilities learning in and through the art.
2018 AEP Annual Convening: The Arts Leading the Way to Student Success
September 12-13| Indianapolis, IN
Through exploring the latest research, innovative practices and emerging policy approaches, the AEP Annual Convening actively supports the role and contribution of the arts in preparing all students for success in school, work and life.
2018 Educational Theatre Association National Conference
Sept 13-16 | Denver, CO
“We are all Artists”, taking place Sept 13-16 in Denver, will explore the profession of the theatre educator and examine the intersection of classroom teaching and theatrical artistry through workshops and keynotes focused on how teachers and teaching artists can collaborate and complement on another’s strengths. Attendees will gain knowledge and tools to use with administrators and school boards to effectively communicate the value of theatre experiences.
Fourth International Teaching Artist Conference: Registration Open
Sept. 13-15 | New York City, NY
The fourth ITAC, taking place Sept. 13-15 in New York City, convenes teaching artists, organizations and researchers, among others, to explore key issues of participatory arts practice. This year’s conference will explore the theme of “Artist as Instigator: The Role, Responsibility, and Impact of Artists in Global Communities” through workshops, keynote addresses, site-specific observations and roundtable discussions.
Creativity Connects: Arts in Early Learning
Denver, CO | Fall 2018
Los Angeles, CA | Fall 2018
Launched in Seattle in November 2017, Wolf Trap's Creativity Connects: Arts in Early Learning symposia series brings conversations about early learning through the arts to five diverse communities across the country. Though dates have not yet been announced, symposia will be presented this fall in Denver and Los Angeles.