On Monday, January 26, 2pm, at the Academy of the Sacred Heart, 4521 Saint Charles Ave., Young Audiences of Louisiana and Sacred Heart will host a Professional Development Series for Community Arts Educators, beginning with an hour with Russel Granet, Executive Director of the Lincoln Center Institute. The public is invited to join Russel Granet, distinguished Artist, Educator, and International Consultant, for a Keynote Speech and Q & A Session.
The event is free and open to the public. Space is limited; please RSVP by January 22 to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 504.523.3525 to reserve your spot. This event kicks off Young Audiences’ Professional Development Series for Community Arts Educators. Future topics Include: Understanding the National Core Arts Standards (March), Integrating the Arts and Common Core State Standards (April), and Arts-Integrated Residency Design (June).
About Young Audiences of Louisiana (YALA): For over 50 years, Young Audiences of Louisiana has operated after-school programs that promote academic excellence and social growth through the arts. Studies have shown that students enrolled in Young Audiences after-school programs outperformed their peers on standardized tests, exhibited fewer disciplinary issues and had increased school attendance.