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  • Minnesota Commissioner of Education

    Commissioner Mary Cathryn Ricker Joins Perpich Board

    The Commissioner of Education, or their designee, serves on the Perpich Board of Directors as an ex officio member per the 2017 Education Omnibus Bill.

    Perpich Center for Arts Education is pleased to welcome Minnesota Education Commissioner Mary Cathryn Ricker as an ex officio member…

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  • Minnesota's Comprehensive Planning Program

    Eight School Districts Selected for Minnesota’s Comprehensive Arts Planning Program

    Community members will come together to create a comprehensive arts education plan.

    Perpich Center for Arts Education is proud to announce the 2019-2021 award recipients for the Comprehensive Arts Planning Program (CAPP): Bemidji Area Schools, Columbia Heights Public Schools, Minneapolis Public Schools, Pine City Public…

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  • Perpich News

    Perpich Spirit Shop Now Open

    The Perpich Spring 2019 Spirit Shop is now open!

    ORDERS END FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2019 – EVERYTHING WILL BE DELIVERED TO PERPICH ON JUNE 3, 2019 All items need to be picked up at Perpich Center for Arts Education; no items will be shipped to…

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    Theater Projection Workshop with Daniel Benoit

    Theater educators and directors, visual and media arts teachers, and more, gathered at Duluth East High School on April 5-6 to experience the Theater Projection Workshop with Daniel Benoit.

    Theater educators and directors, visual and media arts teachers, and more, gathered at Duluth East High…

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    Little Kids Rock! (And their teachers too!)

    Perpich Center hosted a Little Kids Rock workshop. Attendees had their thinking challenged a bit, stretched out of their comfort zones, and had a lot of fun! The Little Kids Rock approach emphasizes performing and creating music over reading and writing notation. Special thanks…

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  • equity conference

    Registration is Now Open for Equity Through the Arts: Change Starts With/In Us

    A conference for Arts Educators to better understand: WHAT WE’VE INHERITED, WHAT WE CARRY, HOW WE RELATE, and WHAT WE CAN DO TO START DISMANTLING INEQUITY IN AND THROUGH THE ARTS.

    Registration for the upcoming Equity Through the Arts: Change Starts With/In Us conference is…

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    Regional Arts Teacher Leaders Meeting

    Members of the Regional Arts Teacher-Leader Network gathered at Perpich Center in Golden Valley for two days of intense professional development on March 4 and 5.

    Members of the Regional Arts Teacher-Leader Network gathered at Perpich Center in Golden Valley for two days of intense…

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  • Paulson

    Paulson Appointed to State Education Policy Network

    The State Education Policy Network is sponsored by Americans for the Arts.

    Dr. Pam Paulson was appointed to the National Steering Committee of the State Education Policy Network (SEPN), sponsored by Americans for the Arts. SEPN is an outgrowth of the State Policy Pilot Project…

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  • Perpich News

    Perpich Center Regional Arts Teacher-Leader Application Now Available!

    Perpich Center for Arts Education is expanding its network of Regional Arts Teacher-Leaders! Applications from K-12 educators are being accepted now through 8:00 a.m. on Monday, May 13. Learn more here: http://bit.ly/RATLApplication

    Who should apply? K-12 Educators who:

    Currently teach in a K-12 Minnesota elementary,…

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