|Arts Learning Program|
The Arts Learning Program supports the goal of lifelong learning in the arts by promoting and expanding quality arts education opportunities for all Nevada citizens. To encourage participation in thecreative process, the program component include grants, statewide initiatives, and professional development opportunities.
Poetry Out Loud 2014 - And the winner is…
On April 29, Christian Schunke, a senior at Yerington High School, was one of 53 students who walked on stage at the Lisner Auditorium in Washington, D.C., to participate in the 2014 Poetry Out Loud National Finals. He and his fellow competitors advanced from a field of more than 365,000 students who tested their skills in poetry recitation across the country. Though he didn’t advance to the semifinals, Nevada’s State Champion Schunke recited his poems with ease and presence. Read more.
Job Opportunity: Arts Learning Program Assistant, Las Vegas
The Nevada Arts Council (NAC) is recruiting for a part-time Arts Learning Program Assistant with the primary responsibility of managing the agency’s Poetry Out Loud (POL) statewide program. In 2014, Nevada POL engaged more than 2,500 high school students from across Nevada from 13 out of the 16 counties with high schools. POL is a partnership program of the National Endowment for the Arts, The Poetry Foundation and all state arts agencies that encourages high school students to memorize and perform great poems and helps students master public speaking skills, build self-confidence and learn about their literary heritage.
|This position is not state employment, but is a contracted position under the supervision of the Arts Learning Program Coordinator. Demonstrated experience in program management, community outreach, and educational programming is required.|
The position’s primary responsibilities include:
The position will assist with other activities of the Arts Learning Program as assigned by the Coordinator.
Position qualifications include:
Salary and Hours:
Application packet must include the following:
ARTIST RESIDENCY EXPRESS GRANTS
PROGRAMS & SERVICES
ARTS LICENSE PLATE
Drive home your support of the arts with a "Rich in Art" license plate. For each plate issued, $15 of the initial fee and $10 of the renewal fee supports statewide arts education programs of the NevadaArts Council and VSA arts of Nevada. Read more.
POETRY OUT LOUD
The National Endowment for the Arts and The Poetry Foundation have partnered with State Arts Agencies to support the expansion of Poetry Out Loud, which encourages the nation's youth to learn about great poetry through memorization and performance. Read more.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE
NAC continues to work with Western States Arts Federation on Grants Online GO™, our new online grant application and management system for fiscal 2013. GO™ workshops to be announced.
The Arts Education Program offers research, guidance and referrals for the development of arts education projects and plans. AE staff can assist in identifying and applying for alternative sources forfunding that support arts education, and provide material support for arts education advocacy.
NAC STAFF ASSISTANCE
|Arts Learning Program Coordinator||Maryjane Dorofachuk||702.486.3738|