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The Kennedy Center

Changing Education Through the Arts (CETA)
Professional learning for educators and teaching artists


Hundreds of Teachers in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area learn ways to teach in, through, and about the arts. School Administrators learn ways to harness the power of the arts for learning. Teaching Artists learn ways to be more effective in their work with students and teachers.

Learn more about the kennedy center approach to arts integration and the ceta schools.

"Our whole school is integrating the arts, thanks to the CETA program. The culture of our school is completely different because the arts are a regular part of instruction in classrooms on a continual basis. It has changed the way we define our school."
- CETA Teacher

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The Kennedy Center's Arts Integration Conference
Exploring an Approach to Teaching

June 24-26, 2019

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will present the 9th annual Arts Integration Conference: Exploring an Approach to Teaching on June 24-26, 2019.The Conference explores the "how" of arts integration, rooted in the Kennedy Center's 40 years of experience in professional learning for teachers, and provides many strategies that can make arts integration a part of every teacher's approach to teaching. This conference is appropriate for teachers, principals, school district administrators, and partnering arts organization staff and teaching artists. Conference registration will open at the end of February. Please check back for updated registration information.

This conference is appropriate for teachers, principals, school district administrators, and partnering arts organization staff and teaching artists.