Cleveland ARTS Education Consortium (CAEC)

2020-2021 Schedule

Coffee Sessions with Judy

One Hour Informal Member Zoom Conversations 11:00 am on the following Thursdays

  • September 10, 2020, 11:00 am || Social justice focus plus
  • October 15, 2020, 11:00 am || CMSD Reopening follow-up
  • November 12, 2020, 11:00 am || Social justice focus plus
  • January 14, 2021, 11:00 am
  • February 28, 2021, 11:00 am
  • March 18, 2021, 11:00 am
  • April 24, 2021, 11:00 am

CAEC Programs

Reopening CMSD Schools — Realigning Community Arts Partners

Wednesday, July 28, 2020 || 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
What does school opening mean for community arts partners? What kinds of arts learning approaches and resources have worked best, are needed?
With CEO Eric Gordon, special intro - Jeffery Allen, Host with CMSD Principals and other panelists

3-PART FALL SERIES: Artists, Teachers, and Leaders            

  1. Courageous and Caring Leadership
    Wednesday, August 26, 2020 || 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
    How do we care for ourselves so we can guide others compassionately
    In a racially unjust and Covid-19 world around us?
    With the National Guild for Community Arts Education & Cleveland CAELI Group
  2. Communicating So Others Hear and Trust You
    Wednesday, September 23, 2020 || 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
    How do we lead so others understand? How do we rebuild and build relationships?
    With Chyrel Oates, Director, Youth and Community Outreach Programs, CWRU
    Workshop: $12 for members, $22 for non-member
  3. Trauma-informed Arts Leadership
    Wednesday, October 21, 2020 || 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
    What do we need to know to guide the people in our organization and those we train and teach to cope with upheaval, trauma, grief? With Chyrel Oates Host, Honey Bell-Bey, Cuyahoga County Poet Laureate & Panel
Hello Again Smart Culture Source

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 || 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
How do we manage program listings on the new Smart Culture Source website?
Presented by Starting Point staff, Subhit Kodapuly, Debra Fodge, Vet Nixon

Funding for Our Futures

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 || 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
What are foundations and funders looking at for the new year? How do the arts fit in?  
With Host David C. Holmes, Candid and panelists
Workshop: $12 for members, $22for non-members

Online Tech – How do we tell and sell our story?

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 || 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
How can we better use the internet? What new tech can help us?                
With thunder::tech, Jason Therrien and staff

Online Learning vs In-Person Learning – What have we learned?

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 || 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Celebrating the Arts in our CMSD Schools

May 2021 || Date/time tbd
To update and introduce the new CMSD Arts Plan                         
With CEO Eric Gordon and Arts Director Jeffery Allen

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