Sunday 24 May 2020
14:00 – 15:00 UTC
This webinar will provide an introduction to International Arts Education Week, sharing the history and activities for the 2020 Celebration. Join Teresa Torres de Eça representing the World Alliance for Arts Education and Jeff M. Poulin representing Creative Generation to learn how to celebrate arts education through this global event.
Teresa Torres de Eça , PhD, has coordinated the CFAN-APECV art teacher training center in Portugal since 2014. As a researcher, she collaborates with the CIAC - Research Center in Arts and Communication /University of Algarve in Portugal since 2017. Teresa was President of the International Society for Education Through Art (InSEA) in 2014 and is President of the Portuguese Visual Communication teachers (APECV) since 2008. Her research interests are focused on participatory research; social engaged arts; transcultural educational projects and art education activism. Currently she is the Principal Editor of InSEA visual journal IMAG; arts education research journal Invisibilidades and visual arts education journal Imaginar. She organized several E- books and has written articles about art education. She has produced several exhibitions and conducts activist art and education international projects with C3 collective of artist educators.
Jeff M. Poulin is the founder of Creative Generation, working to inspire, connect, and amplify the work of organizations and individuals committed to cultivating the creative capacities of young people. As a recognized leader, he previously led a national program, where he advanced local, state, and federal policies supportive of equitable access to arts learning throughout the U.S. A seasoned educator, Jeff teaches at several universities and trains 10,000+ people annually around the globe. Jeff is a tap dancer by trade and continues to mentor young dancers in the U.S. and in the U.K.