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Making the Case for Your Theatre Program

Recorded On: 10/08/2020

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EdTA's Director of Educational Policy, Jim Palmarini, will introduce attendees to EdTA’s new Rapid Response Advocacy Center and discuss how to use the tools and resources to support theatre education for all students, whether at the federal, state, or district level. 

Learning goals for the webinar:

Participants will:

  • Gain a full awareness of the Advocacy Center’s tools and resources through a section-by-section review of the site.
  • Learn how to use each section’s contents through specific advocacy application scenarios at the federal, state and district levels.
  • Understand the value of sustained, actionable advocacy that includes both short- and long-term goals.

Length: 60 minutes

Jim Palmarini

Director of Educational Policy, Educational Theatre Association

James Palmarini is the Educational Theatre Association Director of Educational Policy. He was the founding editor of Teaching Theatre journal. James serves on the Arts Education Partnership Advisory Board; the Washington D.C.-based Arts Education  and ESSA Working Groups; National Federation of High Schools Speech, Debate, and Theatre Committee; the National Coalition for Core Arts Standards (NCCAS) Leadership committee; the Innovation Collaborative Board; the Ohio Alliance for Arts Education Board; and manages EdTA’s Advocacy Leadership Network.  Most recently, he led a staff team that created the EdTA Recommendations for Reopening Theatre Programs guide. In 2005, he was awarded EdTA’s Founders Award, for significant contributions to the growth and development of theatre education, research and practice.

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Making the Case for Your Theatre Program—the EdTA Rapid Response Advocacy Center Webinar
10/08/2020 at 7:30 PM (EDT)   |  45 minutes
10/08/2020 at 7:30 PM (EDT)   |  45 minutes Learn about EdTA’s new Rapid Response Advocacy Center and how to use its tools and resources to support theatre education and advocate for your program.
Making the Case for Your Theatre Program —the EdTA Rapid Response Advocacy Center
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