ASC to L.I.F.T. learning experiences for year-round schools students

Categories: ASC, ASC Projects, Blog, Education
By Bernie Petit Communications Specialist Thanks to the Arts & Science Council (ASC), the learning won’t have to stop for students at the four Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools year-round schools. Last month, Project L.I.F.T. awarded ASC a $1.2 million grant to deliver free arts-infused programming to Pre-K to 8th grade students during intersessions at Bruns Academy, Druid …

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Have You Visited the ASC Education Network (ASCeducation.org)?

Categories: ASC, ASC Projects, Blog, Education
By David Currence, Marketing Manager The Arts & Science Council (ASC) has launched the ASC Education Network (ASCeducation.org) – a resource for teachers, students and families concerning all things cultural education in Charlotte-Mecklenburg.  The ASC Education Network is a one-stop destination to find important news, relevant topics, cultural activities, as well as professional development and …

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CMS Fifth Graders Find Endless Possibilities

Categories: ASC, ASC Projects, Blog, Education

“Endless Possibilities” is more than the title of the performance more than 11,000 fifth graders in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools experienced two weeks ago – it is a mantra for the arts opportunities available to students in and out of school. Collaborating on the experience that sought to open the eyes of the CMS students were the …

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Nominate a Great Teacher Today

Categories: ASC, Blog, Education

Know a great teacher? Of course you do! Nominate him or her for a Cato Excellence in Teaching Award. The award annually recognizes six creative teachers. Each recipient receives a $1,500 award. Nomination applications are available on ArtsAndScience.org and the deadline is Friday, March 1, 2013.  The finalists and recipients will be announced during ASC’s annual …

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Heaven Sherman’s Studio 345 Journey

Categories: ASC, Blog, Education

By Glenn Burkins, Studio 345 Teaching Artist For as long as her family could remember, 19-year-old Heaven Sherman has wanted to perform – as an actress, or maybe as a singer. In mid-December, just before the Christmas break, Heaven joined dozens of other high school students in a closing-night performance celebrating the completion of Studio …

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