What people are saying about the DC Collaborative

“The DC Collaborative has offered a wealth of experiences for my students. They are excited when they know a field trip has been planned and are able to understand the relationship the arts have with ELA, Math, Science, and Social Studies. Thank you for providing the many engaging activities for our students!”
Cassandra Shanklin, Music Teacher

“Thanks for another year filled with priceless enrichments from the DC Collaborative!”
Jane Kreisman

“Great experience for my students. Allowed students to get out of the building and see what the world has to offer.”
Leon Clark, Music Teacher

“Just a note to thank you for the tickets to the Bach program. The children loved it and so did the parents and the teachers. It was WONDERFUL! You can sign us up for it next year we loved it.“
Carolina Clarens

“The DC Collaborative enables our students to have a world-class arts education.“
Joanna Lewton, a teacher at Capital City Public Charter School

“When you first walk into the Kennedy Center, it feels like heaven,”
Tiana, a fifth grade student

“The students of Anacostia High School have had the privilege to attend amazing educational and cultural events thanks to the DC Collaborative,”
Victoria Bellard, Teacher

“These programs have impacted the developmental growth of every child at Key, as well as across the DC Metro area. We have loved participating in the program. The kids still talk about it...Thank you for doing such a wonderful job!! We appreciate all of your talents in making it work!”
Janis Linden, Kindergarten Teacher

“The unique role the DC Collaborative plays is beneficial—not only to the arts and humanities education community – but the city as a whole.”
Nicole Jost, Artistic Director, Young Playwrights’ Theater

“These trips connect to our curriculum and Common Core Standards …and my students LOVE these trips! Please help the DC Collaborative continue providing DC students with such wonderful programming.”
Johanna Janssens

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Mailing Address: 975 F Street, NW
Office Location: 923 F Street, NW, #303
Washington, DC 20004
P: 202.470.6467

The DC Collaborative is a FY19 Service Organization grant recipient of the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities.

The DC Collaborative is proud to receive a grant for its Collective Impact work supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.