Announcements

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!

Call for Artists: Artist Educators in Communities and Schools Training Initiative

Canadian Stage is offering an opportunity for artist educators in communities and schools:Canadian Stage, in partnership with PAONE (Professional Arts Organization Network for Education), is pleased to announce the Artist Educators in Communities and Schools Training Initiative taking place between February 14 and 19, 2011 with support from the Ontario Arts Council, and the Government of Ontario through the Cultural Strategic Investment Fund of the Ministry of Tourism and Culture. This initiative is comprised of a training intensive for artist educators, a practical placement for training delegates, and an exchange conference in arts education.

CODE Executive Nominations

The following positions are to be elected in 2010 at the Annual General Meeting of CODE at Queen’s Landing, October 31st 2010.  All Executive Positions are up for elections and cover a two year term: Past President, President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary.If you wish to run for one of the above positions, download and fill out the nomination form.

Professional Learning Through the Arts Phase 2

Effective Wednesday, September 8, 2010, OTF/FEO will be launching PHASE 2 of the project entitled: Professional Learning through the Arts. OTF members who did not apply during PHASE 1 will have an opportunity to apply for a subsidy towards various activities offered through the remainder of 2010 to support the implementation of the revised Ontario Curriculum: The Arts, Grades 1-8 and The Arts, Grades 9-12. Please note that this subsidy is ONLY FOR MEMBERS WHO DID NOT APPLY FOR PHASE 1!Click on the images below to download the flyers.  Note that these PDF documents contain links to the registration pages.