DC Collaborative Virtual Convenings

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the DC Collaborative is hosting Virtual convenings to provide arts and humanities education community updates and the opportunity to chat with DC Collaborative staff in response to COVID-19. Please view the schedule and register here!

Virtual Convening Themes

The DC Collaborative is curating topics to provide you with the most relevant information. Please sign up to lead a virtual convening! The Collaborative is happy to offer it's platform to continue addressing community concerns in response to COVID-19. View the specific virtual convening schedule here and the general themes below.

  • Arts and Humanities Education Town Hall Join us to hear updates from David Markey of DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities and Mary Lambert of the DC Public Schools Arts Team!
  • Teaching Artists/ Practitioners Program Critique/ Open Forum
  • Community of Practice Whether you are a school or community-based educator developing distance learning materials, addressing the new needs of your out-of-school programming or planning for summer camps or other future programming, the DC Collaborative will turn the mic over to you to discuss and collaborate with your colleagues.
  • Community Partnership Highlight: Highlight your partnerships with other organizations, teaching artists/ practitioners or schools to overcome challenges with distance learning.
  • Equity/ Access We are increasingly concerned about student equity and our continued digital divide, especially during our current crisis. Join us to discuss how you are finding creative solutions to address equity in a time of social distancing.

Want to continue collaborating after the Chat? Sign up and learn more about DC Collaborative E-Lists here!

Virtual Convening Digest

Beginning April 6, the DC Collaborative will publishVirtual Convening Digests every Friday to summarize the week of online convenings.

Recording Archive

  • Wednesday, May 27, Family Engagement and Community Partnerships with Dana Carr of Leaders of Tomorrow Youth Center | Recording
  • Tuesday, May 26, Community of Practice with Jim Reese of DC Project Zero and Washington International School | Recording
  • Tuesday, May 19, Teaching Artist/ Practitioner Program Critique | Recording
  • Monday, May 18, State of Arts and Humanities Education "Town Hall" with David Markey of CAH and  Mary Lambert of DCPS Arts | Recording
  • Tuesday, May 12, Teaching Artist/ Practitioner Program Critique | Recording
  • Thursday, May 7, #TYTeacher Happy Hour | Recording
  • Thursday, May 7, Community of Practice Featuring National Children's Museum | Recording
  • Wednesday, May 6, Equity/ Access Discussion  | Recording
  • Friday, May 1, Convening Postponed
  • Thursday, April 30, Community of Practice Featuring the International Spy Museum | Recording
  • Wednesday, April 29, Featuring Humanities DC | Recording
  • Tuesday, April 28, Teaching Artist/ Practitioner Open Forum | Recording
  • Monday, April 27, Arts and Humanities Education Update with DCPS Arts and Commission on the Arts and Humanities | Recording
  • Friday, April 24, Equity/ Access Open Forum | Recording
  • Thursday, April 23, Community of Practice "Digital Resources with the National Portrait Gallery and Smithsonian Learning Lab" | Recording
  • Wednesday, April 22, Teaching Artist/ Practitioner Distance Learning Program Critique | Recording
  • Tuesday, April 21, Open Forum: Self Care (No recording completed)
  • Monday, April 20, Arts Education Update with Mary Lambert of DCPS Arts | Recording
  • Friday, April 17, Equity Zoom Chat Featuring DC Association of Special EducationRecording
  • Thursday, April 16, DC Collaborative closed in observation of DC Emancipation Day
  • Wednesday, April 15, Teaching Artist/ Practitioner Zoom Chat Featuring Jennifer Ridgway of Teaching Artists of the Mid-Atlantic | Recording
  • Tuesday, April 14, "Tech Tuesday" Featuring Devin Walker of the Uncle Devin Show | Recording
  • Monday, April 13, Featuring Mary Lambert, DCPS Arts and David Markey, DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities | Recording
  • Friday, April 10, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Discussion: Distance Learning for Students with Special Needs | Recording
  • Thursday, April 9, Community of Practice Zoom Chat Featuring Fareed Moustoufi of Pulitzer Center of Crisis Reporting | Recording
  • Wednesday, April 8, Teaching Artists and Practitioners Chat | Recording
  • Tuesday, April 7, Self Care Featuring Cynthia Gertsen, Michelle Hoffmann and Jeanette McCune with the DC Collaborative Team | Recording
  • Monday, April 6Featuring Mary Lambert, DCPS Arts and David Markey, DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities Recording
  • Friday, April 3, Equity Zoom Chat featuring Clarissa Heartsfield of the DC Collaborative, on Equity/ Access in Distance Learning | Recording
  • Thursday, April 2, Community of Practice ZoomChat Featuring Project Create and Sitar Arts Center | Recording
  • Wednesday, April 1, Teaching Artists and Practitioners Chat | Recording
  • Tuesday, March 31, Featuring Jeff Poulin of Creative Generation for the #KeepMakingArtCampaign Recording
  • Monday, March 30, Featuring Mary Lambert, DCPS Arts and David Markey, DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities- Meeting Notes | Recording
  • Friday, March 27, Featuring James Mitaritonna, Katy Weatherly and Lindsey Vance of the DCPS Central Office Arts Team | Recording 
  • Thursday, March 26, Meeting Notes | Recording
  • Wednesday, March 25, Meeting Notes | Recording
  • Tuesday, March 24, Meeting Notes | Recording
  • Monday, March 23, Featuring Mary Lambert, DCPS Arts and David Markey, DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities- Meeting Notes | Recording
  • Friday, March 20, Meeting Notes | Recording
  • Thursday, March 19, Meeting Notes | Recording
  • Wednesday, March 18, Meeting Notes | Recording
  • Tuesday, March 17,  Meeting Notes
  • Monday, March 16 

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