Newark Arts Education Roundtable

NAER General Member Meeting

February 7, 10am – 12pm at the Dr. Marion A. Bolden Student Center, 230 Broadway. Open to all.

The Newark Arts Education Roundtable (NAER) is a strategic alliance of 50+ arts education stakeholders, including public, charter, and private schools; artists; arts and cultural organizations; youth and community development entities; businesses; funders; and state and local government agencies. Our mission is to collaborate to ensure that all children in grades PreK-12 in the city of Newark have equitable access to high quality, sequential arts education opportunities, both in and out of school.

Enter our Native Language Slogan Contest – Entries Due February 6, 2017

Arts Ed Now is a statewide campaign to increase active participation in arts education at all schools in New Jersey.
Active creative learning is good for all students and good for our city. In 2017, NAER is creating our own local version of advocacy and tools right here in Newark to boost arts ed access and participation for students city-wide.
Enter the Contest!
Help us create native language versions of the campaign name and slogan so we can reach the most people in our communities. Here’s how:
1. Translate “Arts Ed Now Newark” into your native language
2. Create a slogan that you think will engage people in your community in arts education advocacy
3. Send native language and English versions to:
Winning entry in each language will get:
 Custom-made Poster and T-shirt with your translation and winning slogan
 Featured on the Arts Ed Now and Newark Arts Ed Roundtable websites
 Shout out on Arts Ed Now social media channels
 Bragging rights!

Join Newark Mentoring Movement, My Brother’s Keeper and the Roundtable at NJPAC January 26, 2017 for a youth arts showcase and mentoring recruitment drive! Free live music, visual arts, guest youth DJs, dance performances and more! Click here to register for free. art_of_mentoring

Soaring Scholars Program Request for Applications! The Newark Public Schools’ Office of Expanded Learning Time, with funding from the NJ Department of Education is requesting members of the Newark Arts Education Roundtable to propose a program design and budget plan that would support the Newark Public Schools 21st Community Learning Center Program with Arts Enrichment. The program will take place at 4 schools as well as at the Marion A. Bolden Student Center, a one-of-a-kind facility that offers a television studio, professional level recording studio, media center with state-of-the-art technology, student publications/graphic arts center, dance studio, theater, culinary arts facilities and meeting/gathering spaces. The program will serve a total of 160 students during the school year (40 per school), and operate from October 3, 2016 to June 16, 2017 with Arts Enrichment taking place from November 1, 2016-May 26, 2017.   Click here for entire RFA: 21st-cclc-2016-rfa-arts-final / Click here to see draft budget 21st-cclc-arts-budget-2017


Summer Plus 2016:

For the third consecutive year, NAER partnered with Newark Public Schools’ Office of Expanded Learning Time to bring Newark students enriching and fun arts opportunities, ranging from musical theatre to puppetry to mosaic-creating and much more!

Summer Learning Institute:

NAER and NCLC partnered to bring Arts & Wellness Day to 400 Newark high school students, through empowering arts and leadership workshops.

NAER is under the umbrella of the
which serves as a fiscal sponsor.

The NAER is made possible by the generous support of:
The Prudential Foundation, The Victoria Foundation, The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, The National Endowment for the Arts
The NAER is made possible by the generous support of:
The Prudential Foundation, The Victoria Foundation, The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, The National Endowment for the Arts