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December 26, 2013

EDUCATION BRIEFS

State Council offers grant-writing class

CONCORD — The N.H. State Council on the Arts is offering a grant writing workshop focusing on arts learning for youth on Jan. 8, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Kimball Jenkins Community Art School in Concord.

The State Arts Council offers two distinct grants that focus on reaching young people and students: Arts in Residency grants support artist residencies in schools with students K-12; Youth Arts Projects grants fund projects for out of school arts learning.

There is no charge to attend the workshop, which is open to teachers, artists, PTO/PTA leaders, parents, arts organizations and community arts leaders with an interest in grant writing and the arts in education or youth development.

It will be led by Catherine O’Brian, State Arts Council arts education coordinator, and will cover grant criteria, guidelines and basics of preparing a successful grant application from project idea and program design to budgets and evaluation.

The 2014 Artist Residency in School grants support projects taking place between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015. The postmark deadline is April 11, 2014.

The 2014 Youth Arts Project grants support projects taking place between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015. The postmark deadline is April 11, 2014.

Pre-registration is required to participate in the workshop. To register or for more information, contact Catherine O’Brian at 603-271-0795, catherine.r.obrian@dcr.nh.gov.

To learn more about these and other N.H. State Council on the Arts’ grants and programs, visit nh.gov/nharts.

Learn about the special ed process

CONCORD — There will be a free workshop, “Steps in the NH Special Education Process,” on Monday, Jan. 13, from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Parent Information Center, 54 Old Suncook Road, Concord.

This session provides an overview of the steps in the New Hampshire special education process. It includes the most recent changes to the state Rules for the Education of Children with Disabilities.

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