Start with the Arts Family & Community Engagement Program open for applications

Openings are available for the fall session of Start With The Arts and our newest program Family & Community Engagement! VSA Vermont is now accepting applications for the Fall session of our Start with the Arts program, for home-based registered child care providers AND for our NEW Family & Community Engagement Program, a program designed
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Arts to Smarts: Professional Development for Teaching Artists

Are you a teaching artist who believes art can and does change lives? Do you want to teach students who have dynamic creativity and expression? Would you like to connect with other teaching artists who care about engaging students with emotional and behavioral challenges? VSA Vermont’s Arts to Smarts project is looking for teaching artists who want
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The Way We See Things: An Awesome Photography Show

Upcoming photography exhibit presented by VSA, Vermont — Open to the public! Come and join VSA Vermont at The Way We See Things: An Awesome Photography Show presented by VSA, Vermont and Champlain Community Services. At the exhibit, explore the gleaming work of participants of VSA Vermont’s Adult Arts Education photography class, led by Alexandra
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Inclusive Drumming Instructor Training on June 26 – Apply today!

Are you interested in sharing your love of percussion with diverse groups of people?  Do you want to learn and practice techniques for teaching inclusive drumming programs for people with and without disabilities? VSA Vermont, with support from NobleCause, is offering a free training for professional and amateur drummers on Sunday, June 26 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
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Exciting News for National Volunteer Month

We have some exciting news to kick off April as National Volunteer Month!  VSA Vermont has been selected for one of only 107 NobleCause grants across the United States for our volunteer program. We will be using the grant monies to develop 4 specialized workshops/trainings for our volunteers—with and without disabilities. These NobleCause grants were made possible by
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Recruiting Mentors with Disabilities

We’re Recruiting Mentors with Disabilities! VSA Vermont, with a grant from Mobius—Vermont’s Mentoring Partnership, is accepting applications for the second year of its arts-based mentoring program and is currently recruiting adults with disabilities to be mentors to youth with disabilities in the Burlington and Barre areas for the 2016-17 school year.  No arts experience is necessary—just
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FREE Drumming Classes for Deaf or Hard of Hearing Vermonters

In coordination with performances by visiting deaf musician, Dame Evelyn Glennie – renowned composer and the world’s first solo percussionist – VSA Vermont and the Community Engagement Lab are offering two short series of drumming classes. Classes are: For people of all ages who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, and their families. Attendance is
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Start With The Arts to add Family Engagement to our Award-winning Program

We’re so proud of Start With The Arts childcare providers, Erica Brooks, Erin McKechnie, Nancy Munn, and Linda Sweeney, and Start With The Arts teaching-artists, Cheryl Wells and Lisa Condino, who used skills learned in Facilitative Leadership training and from their participation in Start With The Arts to help us design a new professional development opportunity
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