New York City
Art Teachers 
Association

United Federation of Teachers

NYSATA- REGION 8 

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CORONA-VIRUS UPDATE:  These are trying time for all of us, 
as we struggle to comprehend and deal with the ramifications of this pandemic our thoughts are with you all, and we urge all to do their best to stay safe and follow CDC guidelines as we navigate these uncertain times.
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REMOTE TEACHING/BACK TO SCHOOL ART SURVEY
THE RESULTS ARE IN!

THANK YOU TO THE 260 ART TEACHERS WHO TOOK THE TIME TO FILL OUT OUR SURVEY AND SHARE THEIR FEELINGS ABOUT WHAT IT WAS LIKE TEACHING REMOTELY AND THEIR CONCERNS ABOUT RETURNING IN SEPTEMBER.  THE RESULTS WERE SHARED WITH THE DOE OFFICE OF ARTS AND SPECIAL PROGRAMS AND SENT TO UFT LEADERSHIP.
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SAVE THE DATE

Thursday Oct 1, Virtual State of Art Ed Town Hall
 M
eeting with Karen Rosner,
Visual Arts,
NYC DOE, Office of Arts and Special Projects. 
more info and time tba soon!

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ARTISTS/ART TEACHERS


 DIGITAL RESOURCES


  NAEA Advocacy: An Open Letter to Superintendents, Principals, and School Board Members


Artists and Educators are faced with the task of continuing classes digitally.  There are many resources to help. 

 Here are some useful links and we urge you to visit



PLEASE VISIT  OUR FACEBOOK PAGE TO POST ANY RELEVANT SITES AND IDEAS AND TO COMMUNICATE WITH OUR COMMUNITY IN REAL TIME.

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ANNOUNCING OUR THURSDAY NIGHT VIRTUAL TEACHER ART CLUB
AN INFORMAL AND FUN WAY TO NETWORK WITH COLLEAGUES 

AND MAKE ART FOR YOURSELF,  

MEETINGS ARE CONDUCTED VIA AN EASY CLICKABLE ZOOM LINK . 

CONTACT STEFANIE ABBEY AT MNDNSPIRIT@AOL.COM


YOU WILL BE EMAILED THE WEEK'S PROJECT, A LIST OF SUPPLIES

 AND THE ZOOM LINK EACH WEEK.

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BLACK LIVES MATTER

Covid was only a small part of the problems we had to tackle as educators and citizens. Our Board unanimously voted to endorse and stand with the NY State Arts Education Community in support of Black Lives Matter.

Endorsed by the NYS Art , Dance, Music and Theater Education Associations.

 

FILL OUT THE FORM BELOW TO CONTACT US

OR TO ADD /UPDATE YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS FOR OUR MAILING/MEMBERS LIST.

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In Memory of Amy Brooke Snider
2014 NYCATA /UFT ART EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR

Thank you Amy, you were a mentor and friend to so many and true leader in our field. 


Amy Brooke Snider, July 26, 1940 - December 17, 2018, an artist whose medium was education. Born in Queens, NY, to Silas and Clara Snider (nee Fox). After studying painting, she earned a PhD in Education from NYU. Dr. Snider's five decades of innovative work as a teacher of art and design education in NYC public schools and The Pratt Institute were characterized by a collaborative spirit and interdisciplinary approach. At Pratt, Snider founded the Art & Design Education Department and was its Chair for over 30 years. She remained Professor Emerita until her death.  Contributions in her name may be made to the ACLU, and/or to EPIC Long Island c/o Mr. Tom Hopkins, 1500 Hempstead Turnpike, East Meadow, NY, 11554


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 ARTWORK

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NYCATA/UFT

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OPEN CALL TO ALL NYC ARTISTS AND EDUCATORS
To be featured in our NYCATA/UFT online gallery. 
Deadline to submit Aug 15.

TO SUBMIT WORK OR FOR MORE INFORMATION

PAST ARTIST TEACHER EXHIBITS


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to get to participate in


 future exhibit 


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yourself or students


please email


nycata.uft@gmail.com



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History of NYCATA Artworks Conference posters designed by Tom Naegele

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