Quarterly Meeting Links

April 2020 Covid 19 Updates- Arts providers were invited to join a zoom call for updates on how HPS is approaching distance learning and school building changes for next school year. Watch the replay or view our responses to frequently asked questions and review the PDF of presentation slides 

November 12, 2019 & December 5, 2019- Arts Providers participated in an opening circle activity and engaged in discussion with Candace Chester from Hartford Pubic Schools about how trauma shows up in the classroom and best ways to respond or give consequences. To review the meeting presentation click here: Restorative Environment_Trauma Informed 111219 Hartford Performs and to read the major takeaways read the notes pages here: Notes on Restorative Environment workshop Part I and II with Candace Chester

How to Get Started with culturally responsive teaching

April 4 & 10, 2019 - Arts Providers gathered to learn more about Hartford Public Schools middle school redesign, strategies for engaging middle school students in programs, and Hartford Performs plans for listing programs separately PK – 5 and 6 – 8 for the 2019-2020 program roster. For strategies to engage middle school students, click here.

For handouts that were shared at the April 10th meeting, click here

January 18, 2019 - Hartford Performs celebrated another successful year with food and art! Arts Providers shared a piece of their craft or a highlight from the classroom.  Arts providers also gave valuable feedback on the importance of arts in the classroom and what they found useful and what they hope to get from quarterly meetings.

November 19, 2018 - Arts providers gathered to learn about Hartford Public Schools major action and district-wide implementation of guided reading and close reading across all content areas.   Click here to learn more.

October 9th, 2018 -  Hartford Performs partnered with Re-Center - Race and Equity in Education for an Arts and Equity Workshop about microagressions.  

Important Dates for Arts Providers

2019 – 2020 School Year

*Quarterly meetings are open to ACTIVE arts providers listed on the Hartford Performs Program Roster for 2019- 2020, whether or not they've been booked this school year. Come learn with us and develop your craft in the educational field!

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  • August/September- Arts Provider Orientation Part I and II video
  • November 12, 2019- Arts Provider Meeting #2 Nonprofit Center at 3:30pm-5:30pm
  • January 10, 2020- Arts Provider Meeting #3 Luncheon Celebration Nonprofit Center
  • January 28, 2020- New Program Submission. For more information about new program submissions.  Click Here
  • April 15, 2020- Arts Provider Meeting #4 Nonprofit Center at 1:30pm-3:30pm
  • June/July- Community Conversations with Race & Equity in Education Center
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