Announcements

A Call for Writers and Review Consultants: CODE - Financial Literacy Resource Development Project

We are pleased to announce that the Council of Ontario Drama and Dance Educators, with the support of the Ministry of Education, will be developing resource materials to support teachers with the implementation of the Financial Literacy initiative as it relates to the revised Drama and Dance curriculum. The development of resources reflects CODE’s mandate to encourage and support Drama and Dance in education in Ontario.Click "Read More" to find out details and download the application.

Summer OTF Camps in Drama and Dance-- Register Today!

OTF and CODE are working together to expand our highly popular series of three-day summer camps for teachers. This summer, choose from four workshops in all areas of the province and pay only $50 for three days of quality PD. Read more for dates, locations and workshop descriptions, as well as the link to register. . .

Know of a Successful Arts in the Community Project? Call for the CODE 2011 Conference Poster Fair

The 2011 CODE Conference Reach: Drama and Dance Beyond the Classroom is looking for innovative arts in the community and arts education projects for this year's Poster Fair.

Shaw Festival Bus Subsidy Program - Worth Up to $500!

Attention Educators! Book a performance of The Admirable Crichton, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof or Heartbreak House for a group of 30 or more students, and the Shaw will reimburse you 50% of the round-trip transportation to Niagara-on-the-Lake, up to $500.

Staging Sustainability: Arts, Community, Culture and Environment Conference

How can we produce art that reflects, celebrates, critiques and advances thecultural life of our community without contributing to the destruction ofthe setting that inspires these artistic endeavours?STAGING SUSTAINABILITY   Arts | Community | Culture |Environment<http://www.stagingsustainability.com/>An international conference in the Faculty of Fine Arts, York UniversityApril 20 - 22, 2011 | Toronto, Canada

Save This Date! The 41st Annual CODE Conference, October 21st-23rd 2011, Blue Mountain Resort

You are cordially invited to The 41st Annual Council of Ontario Drama and Dance Educators’ Provincial Conference, at Blue Mountain Resorts, Blue Mountains, ON.Reach: Drama and Dance Beyond the Classroom will highlight the third strand of the expectations in the Ontario Arts Document. CODE, in partnership with the Ontario Arts Council, is delighted to be able to share and model artist, teacher, and community partnerships. Such partnerships not only enrich the educational experience of students but also the life of the community. . .

Learning Through the Arts Subsidies for Teachers

Leap Into ActionAccelerate your school achievement plan with a Learning Through the Arts Literacy, Math, or Media Literacy Program.$1,200 school subsidies available now!

Rose Theatre in Brampton Teacher Preview Night

Rose Theatre in Brampton is offering a FREE sneak-peek at the upcoming Arts Adventures Season. This event will offer attending teachers the first opportunity to reserve seats for all school performances in the 2011-2012 season. We encourage you to bring along your teacher friends and perhaps introduce someone new to the theatre!

Limited Engagement! Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company Presents One of a Kind

The Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company and Nephesh present, direct from Israel, a fascinating story that appeals to students of all ages. Two shows only on Thursday, February 24th at 1:15pm and 7:30pm at the Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front Street East, Toronto.

Looking for Teaching Tools? Ministry Revised Arts Podcasts Have Been Posted!

To help support the revised arts curriculum, the Ministry of Education has launched a series of podcasts featuring real teachers, students and classrooms. Watch the podcasts to learn hands-on about teaching strategies in drama and dance. Prepare to be inspired!