Please join us at this session where we will hear from The Heinz Endowments about their new Creative Learning initiative and have a roundtable discussion about ideas to coordinate strategies for funding arts education both in and outside of school in the region.
Join us to hear the latest on research-based solutions to improved postsecondary outcomes, in Pittsburgh and elsewhere.
To hear expert perspective on the current status of Pennsylvania’s children, and the impact of the budget stalemate on them, please join GWP as we host one of the state’s best known advocates on behalf of children’s health, welfare and education: Joan Benso, President and CEO of Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children (PPC).
Join GWP for an overview of the credentialing landscape today, looking at a number of alternative methods and how they are being used here in Pittsburgh currently, and how they might play an increasing role in education in the near future.
Join us for an update on PA Common Core Standards from two staff members of Allegheny Intermediate Unit, Rosanne Javorsky and Megan Cicconi. Rosanne and Megan will discuss Pennsylvania's current status with the newly implemented regulations. Rosanne will also provide an update from last year when she joined us to discuss the pertinent facets of PA Common Core Standards, Educator Effectiveness, and Keystone Exams.
*This event has been postponed until a later date*
Resources from 6-6-19 GWP Arts Learning Session: Coordinating Strategies In Arts Education
On this call, funding colleagues addressed statewide education advocacy efforts currently underway; including current priorities and challenges, the role their organizations play in these initiatives, and opportunities for other funders to become involved.
Kristen Burns, Associate Director, Grable Foundation
Michelle Figlar, Vice President of Learning, The Heinz Endowments
Stan Thompson, Education Program Director, The Heinz Endowments
Elliot Weinbaum, Great Learning Program Director, William Penn Foundation
Lumina Foundation's signature report on college attainment statistics is designed to track the progress toward its goal of having 60% of Americans hold a post-secondary degree or credential by the year 2025.