Alicia Morgan(A.M. Morgan) Selected as a  J Rêve Global Arts Education Fellow

What is STEAM?
STEAM = STEM + Arts

I am excited to announce that I have been selected as a Global Arts Education Fellow for the J Rêve STEAM Global Arts Education program this July 28-30th in Washington DC at the Pepco Building. Learn more about founder and other fellows here STEAM Conference 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

STEAM+ Advocacy and Engagement Program in Washington, DC

STEAM+ is proud to announce the launching of its program to better prepare educators, students and governments for growing intellectual demands, student performance, and creative thinking.

Washington, DC, February 6, 2017 – J Rêve International will organize a STEAM+ Professional Development program in Washington, DC to encourage arts education advocacy for multi-subject educators. The program is also geared to serve as a platform for global educators to engage one another on issues relating to development, learning, and implementation of arts education. The program event will run from Friday – Sunday, July 28-30th, 2017.

The program will comprise series of roundtable workshops and panel discussions mainly on the arts and STEAM+ education. The STEAM+ program will feature a collaboration of interdisciplinary artists, policy-makers, and educators to deliberate and explore productive ways of incorporating art themes into interdisciplinary education. J Rêve International is taking the program beyond the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. The + is being included to bring all educators in multi-subject, multidisciplinary and tell them that the arts can be used in teaching students in any discipline.

Event Details

Dates:

Friday – Sunday, July 28-30th, 2017

 

Friday, July 28th, 2017

  • Guided visit to collection at National Museum of Women in the Arts
  • Informational session about Paul S. Devroaux Memorial Lecture (architect of Pepco Building)
  • TBD Policy meeting
  • Welcome meet and greet

Saturday, July 29th, 2017

Conference with Invited Speakers

  • Time: 10am-4pm
  • Location: Pepco Edison Place Gallery, 701 Ninth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20068
  • Participants: 100 participants (Educators, Art advocates, Artists, and Policy Shapers)                                                    

Sunday, July 30th, 2017

  • Visit to local museums:
  • African American Museum
  • Others TBD

Confirmed Collaborators

  • Paul S. Devrouax, Jr. Memorial Lecture (PSDML)
  • National Museum of Women in the Arts
  • Wells International Foundation
  • Organization of Black Designers

Anticipated additional Program partners

  • African American Museum
  • The White House Department of Education

You can find out more from the website: www.jrevesteam.com

 

About J Rêve International

J Rêve International is a group of artists, educators, programmers, students, and advocates who are passionate about the role that creativity play in our global lives. It cultivates creativity by educating and equipping current and future leaders with skills, experiences, network and knowledge necessary to be meaningfully creative.

Contact

To get involved as a partner, participants, and/or consultant, please contact

  • 646-535-0594

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