The Community Arts Education Resource Center was made possible through the vision and generosity of Ed Farmilant and the trustees of the National Guild for Community Arts Education, with additional support from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Project Director

  • Kenneth T. Cole, Associate Director, National Guild for Community Arts Education

Consultants

  • Ellen Hirzy, Project Manager, Writer, and Editor
  • Laura B. Roberts, Project Consultant and Writer
  • Sarah Brophy, Writer
  • Stephanie Golden, Writer
  • Leslie Graham, Research Assistant
  • Danielle Henry, Editorial Assistant

Advisory Committee

  • Thora Jacobson, Chief Operating Officer, City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, Philadelphia, PA
  • David O’Fallon, CEO, MacPhail Center for Music, Minneapolis, MN
  • Michael Yaffe, Associate Dean for Administrative Affairs, Yale School of Music, New Haven, CT

Reviewers

  • Paul Babcock, President and Chief Operating Officer, MacPhail Center for Music, Minneapolis, MN
  • Robert Capanna, Executive Director, Settlement Music School, Philadelphia, PA
  • Jenny Hamilton, Executive Director, New Orleans Ballet Associate, New Orleans, LA
  • Claudia Haydon, Director of Development and Marketing, Community Music Center of Boston, Boston, MA
  • Jonathan Herman, Executive Director, National Guild for Community Arts Education
  • Suzanne Hirsch, Executive Director, Mississippi School of the Arts, Brookhaven, MI
  • Heather Ikemire, Director of Marketing and Communications, National Guild for Community Arts Education
  • Magda Martinez, Director of Education and Community Engagement, Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA
  • Lowell Noteboom, Trustee, National Guild for Community Arts Education, New York
  • Peggy Quackenbush, Executive Director, David Hochstein Memorial Music School, Rochester, NY
  • Stephanie Riven, Executive Director, Center of Creative Arts (COCA), St. Louis, MO
  • Ed Spitzberg, Executive Director, Sitar Arts Center, Washington, DC
  • Beth Vogel, Director, Partners in Arts Education Institute, National Guild for Community Arts Education
  • Jeffry Walker, Executive Director, Community School of Music and Arts, Mountain View, CA
  • Meg Wise, Director of Development, Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA

Administrative Support

  • Matthew Law, Intern, National Guild for Community Arts Education
  • Justin Leventhal, Intern, National Guild for Community Arts Education

Contributing Members

These National Guild member organizations contributed sample documents to the Community Arts Education Resource Center Toolbox:

  • Abrons Arts Center, Henry Street Settlement, New York, NY
  • Amelia Arts Academy, Fernandina Beach, FL
  • Ballet Nouveau Colorado, Broomfield, CO
  • Baltimore Clayworks, Inc., Baltimore, MD
  • Baum School of Art, Allentown, PA
  • Brooklyn-Queens Conservatory of Music, Brooklyn, NY
  • Casita Maria, Bronx, NY
  • Center of Creative Arts (COCA), St. Louis, MO
  • Chicago Children's Choir, Chicago, IL
  • Christina Cultural Arts Center, Wilmington, DE
  • Colburn School, Los Angeles, CA
  • Community Arts Center, Wallingford, PA
  • Community Music Center, San Francisco, CA
  • Community School of Music and Arts, Mountain View, CA
  • Community School of the Arts, Charlotte, NC
  • Concord Community Music School, Concord, NH
  • Darlington Fine Arts Center, Garnet Valley, PA
  • Denver Center Theatre Academy, Denver, CO
  • Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA
  • Flint School of Performing Arts, Flint, MI
  • Goggleworks Center for the Arts, Reading, PA
  • Harlem School of the Arts, New York, NY
  • Hartt School Community Division, Hartford, CT
  • Herberger Institute Community School for Design and the Arts, Tempe, AZ
  • Hoffman Performing Arts Institute, Clearwater, FL
  • Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • Inside Out Community Arts, Los Angeles, CA
  • Levine School of Music, Washington, DC
  • Luna Kids Dance, Inc., Berkeley, CA
  • MacPhail Center for Music, Minneapolis, MN
  • Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA
  • Merit School of Music, Chicago, IL
  • Multnomah Arts Center, Portland, OR
  • Music Institute of Chicago, Wilmette, IL
  • Neighborhood Music School, New Haven, CT
  • New England Conservatory of Music, Division of Preparatory and Continuing Education, Boston, MA
  • New Orleans Ballet Association, New Orleans, LA
  • Old Town School of Folk Music, Chicago, IL
  • People's Light and Theatre Company Education Department, Malvern, PA
  • People’s Music School, Chicago, IL
  • Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA
  • Rosie's House: A Music Academy for Children, Phoenix, AZ
  • Settlement Music School, Philadelphia, PA
  • Sharron Miller's Academy for the Performing Arts, Montclair, NJ
  • Shenandoah Conservatory Arts Academy, Winchester, VA
  • Third Street Music School Settlement, New York, NY
  • Westminster Conservatory of Music, Princeton, NJ
  • Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum, Topanga, CA
  • Wisconsin Conservatory of Music, Milwaukee, WI

 

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